Saddling a Horse Western Style: 5 Easy Steps

saddling a horse western style

Wondering how saddling a horse western style goes? Well, we’ve helped break it down into 10 easy steps! Before we get into it, make sure you read about the different Horse Riding Styles out there. This will give you a clearer understanding of where Western riding originated from, and it’s tack features functionalities. Step 1: …

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3 Reasons Your Horse Is Rushing & How to Fix It

3 Reasons Your Horse Is Rushing & How to Fix It

I’ve ridden three different horses (Comet, Dash & Rudy) that have been extremely forwards to the point that I felt out of control and really off balance at times in the saddle. I’m sure you can relate to that feeling and it’s not the most fun.  Slowing down a rushing horse can be frustrating. The …

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How Do You Deal With A Pushy Horse?

How Do You Deal With A Pushy Horse?

My 4 year old gelding was initially always nippy and on top of me. In this post, I explain how do you deal with a pushy horse and reclaim your space. This is one in a series of many posts outlining Rudy’s training journey with me! Rudy is my first young horse. I got him as …

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How Do You Teach A Horse To Accept A Bridle?

How Do You Teach A Horse To Accept A Bridle?

Wondering why your horse won’t take the bit and keeps throwing his head? In my horse’s first week of training, I ran into this issue so I’ll walk through how do you teach a horse to accept a bridle by breaking the problem down and coming up with a training plan.  This is one in …

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Building A Young Horse Training Plan [From Day #1]

Building A Young Horse Training Plan [From Day #1]

This is the first of many posts where I’m going to outline Rudy’s training journey with me! In this post, I’m going to talk about his first two days at his new stable and how I decided what I was going to work on first with him.  At the end I’ll talk about the “young horse …

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The Horse Buddy System: The 1 Secret to a Better Ride

The Horse Buddy System: The 1 Secret to a Better Ride

Here are some lessons I was taught on why a buddy system helps to train and manage a horse in a healthy and fun way! What is a Horse Buddy System? A horse buddy system is when two or more horses work together to encourage and help each other. Learning becomes more fun, effective, and …

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Horse Hoof Care Essentials

Horse Hoof Care Essentials to Keep Hooves Healthy

Hoof care is easy to take for granted until you’re having an issue with your horse’s hooves and you realize how important they are! In this post, I cover the essentials to ensure your horse’s hooves stay healthy and sound. There’s a popular understanding that horses have what’s known as a “delicate constitution”: they get …

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How to Fix Your Horse’s Dry Skin

How to Fix Your Horse's Dry Skin

Have you noticed your horse has dandruff, bald spots, or dry skin? Finding out how to fix your horse’s dry skin can be confusing. But we’re here to help! The first thing to do, of course, is to identify why your horse has dry skin. To help you out there, we have written a post …

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