How to Catch a Difficult Horse

How to Catch a Difficult Horse

Having trouble catching your horse from the field? Whether it’s your horse, a horse you’re part-boarding or leasing, or the horse you ride at your weekly lessons, catching a horse in the field is usually part of the job before you ride. As a beginner rider, knowing how to catch a difficult horse can be vital. Part …

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How To Slow Down A Horse

How to Slow Down a Horse

When I think about how to slow down a horse, I think about two horses in particular: a white horse that I rode at horse camp one year and my own very first chestnut gelding. Both of these horses were extremely “hot”. That is to say that they were naturally fast and full of energy. …

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Groundwork Exercises for Horses

Groundwork exercises for horses

People who own a horse know that it’s more than just a pet. A horse is a companion. They make you feel special when you spend time together. But if you want your horse to communicate with you effectively, then you need to train them properly. Training helps you build a relationship with your horse. …

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The First Steps to Training a Horse

The First Steps to Training a Horse

You might think that the first steps of horse training will depend on what type of training style you want to employ. When you search “how to train a horse” on Google you’ll find lots of buzz words and quick approaches. You might have heard the term “natural horsemanship” for instance. There’s also training specific …

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