How to stop a horse from moving while mounting

How to stop a horse from moving while mounting? I can often see how someone brings their horse to the middle of the ring, stops and tries mount in the saddle. But just as they put their first feet into the stirrup their horse starts walking. If they don’t fall and they manage to climb on…

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Can you tell your horse’s feelings?

Can you tell your horse’s feelings? It is quite easy to tell, and we all sort of know how our horse feels. Horses always act according to how they feel. They are never two-faced, they always just act accordingly to their current emotion. You can tell when they are full energy, when they are relaxed,…

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3 Horse Riding Tips For Beginners

You can read tons of horse riding tips for beginners. There are three things however that are not so obvious, but super important if you want to avoid spoiling your horse. Do these right and your horse will enjoy being around you and keep improving. The three main mistakes beginners do are: Horses are animals that live…

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Stopping your horse reliably

I get quite a lot of questions asking me how to make sure that your horse stops reliably. Soon I will send you a video that shows you my steps in which I teach my horse to reliably stop under any circumstances even without pulling your reins. You will be surprised how easy it can…

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Canter Leads

In the next video, you will see the way I teach my horse to always enter the correct canter lead. Maybe you are thinking that learning how to ask for canter leads is just too difficult for you right now. And it doesn’t have to be easy to get your horse to always enter the…

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Two reasons you might have a confused horse

Have you ever felt like you have a confused horse that just doesn’t understand you? Or maybe you even feel like that quite often. I am sure that at some point it has happened to everyone. I knew this feeling very well while I was learning how to ride on a horse. Horse riding is…

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How to Reward and Punish Your Horse

If you want your horse to be improving, you need a few things. You need your horse’s respect and you need him to pay attention to you. You need your horse to respect you, but you do not want him to be scared of you. Your horse needs to know that you will keep him…

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Horse riding fear. Am I the only one?

Everyone probably knows what horse riding fear feels like (or am I the only one?). I was scared to death when my horse just ran away with me and I wasn’t able to stop him. I was a kid and I was just learning how to ride. But that still was not the worst part.…

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How horses think. Should you act like a horse?

If you have been trying to understand how horses think (yeah, me too), maybe you believe that acting more like a horse could make things easier and more natural. But first of all, let me ask you a question. Is it even possible to act like a horse? A horse is a herd animal, herbivore…

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My horse gets scared all the time. What should I do?

Does your horse get scared all the time, while others are just fine? Does your horse start running away when he gets scared or does he just get scared and remain still? Either way, your horse getting scared is unpleasant and can be dangerous, so here is how to train a scared horse. Most people don’t…

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