Category Archives: Horsemanship

Thought provoking articles on building a better relationship with your horse.

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Riding “Spooky” – Anxious Horses

Riding or working with an anxious horse can be intimidating, especially if we’ve had a mishap or suffered an injury. It’s important to recognize that when our horse spooks, they’re also struggling with a confidence issue. But as a team, we can work through these struggles together as we build strength in our relationship.

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Training your OWN Horse

What we learn in the process of working with a young horse, starting or restarting a mature horse or working a horse through troubles is invaluable. These are the skills that will make you a proficient rider. And the time will come where you’ll have to help a horse or have the opportunity to start or restart one.

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Improve your Riding with Liberty

Liberty exercises are fantastic in order to build a trusted leadership connection: a relationship that reaps benefits when you’re in the saddle. What true liberty work really does is cause you to become proficient in speaking the language of the horse and put it to practical every-day purpose.

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Horse Sense

Do horses have the ability to sense things more easily and accurately than humans, and if so, how?  And better yet, can we make use of their abilities?  Like the saying goes, two minds are better than one. I’d like to share some personal examples and my thoughts on what I consider an incredible asset offered you by your horse.