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How To Use Leading Your Horse To Get Control And Response


I?ve been around many people who try to lead a horse by controlling their head with a lead rope. They end up pulling or jerking the lead rope and the horse will typically pull back or push around the person with the lead rope.

How To Install An Emergency Brake On Your Horse


Imagine being on a horse and he bolts. You pull those reins to slow him down but it?s no use. He resists and the fence posts go whizzing by you as you panic and pray he doesn?t shift his bodyweight and you fly off his back into a post.

How To Prevent Your Horse Going Lame From The Most Common Cause Of Lameness


There are lots of ways a horse can go lame. Perhaps the most common cause of lameness is a result of Navicular Syndrome. The fortunate thing is that it can be treated where the horse gets complete, successful recovery if diagnosed and treated in it?s early stages. Here?s what you need to know about Navicular Syndrome.

Which Of These Horse Catching Mistakes Do You Make?


The other day, I was invited to see my friend?s new horse. He had her for about a month before I got to see her. When I arrived at his house, he met me outside and said, ?C?mon?let?s go see her.? We stood at the fence and marveled at how beautiful she was. Excited, he asked, ?You wanna pet her?? ?Sure!? I said. So my friend grabbed the halter and went after her.

How To Stop Your Horse From Rearing And What To Do If He Does It Unexpectedly


There is a dangerous problem that horse owners should be very aware of. It?s when a horse stands up on his back legs. It?s called ?rearing.? This problem can be quite dangerous and cause severe injuries to the rider and/or horse.

The Cure To Stop A Horse From Kicking


I get a lot of horse training questions about stopping a horse from kicking. The kicking habits of these horses range from the horse kicking at virtually anyone to kicking at only the husbands.

The Secret That Keeps Horses Trainable!


As you likely know already, horses have at least 10 times our strength. If they also had our intelligence, they would probably be riding us humans. Fortunately, horses cannot reason like human beings and therefore will never have superior intelligence.

The Top 3 Tricks Horse Owners Can Use To Unspoil A Barn Spoiled Horse


It?s been weeks since you went riding. Now you have time to ride this afternoon and there ain?t no one gonna stop you. Excited, you saddle up your horse and get on him. You get about 50 feet from the barn and your horse turns around and goes back ? and you can?t stop him. Why? You have a barn spoiled horse. This is a common scenario for novice horse owners.

Horse Training Facts And Maxims


To the uninitiated horse owner, there are timely facts about horses they should know. In fact, when someone first gets a horse these timely facts should be studied and learned.

Why The Horses Eyes Are So Important When Training Him!


They say the eyes are are the gateway to the soul. When it was said, they were referring to us humans. But the truth is, it also refers to horses.

Do You Make These Mistakes Loading Your Horse Into A Trailer?


Mistake #1:

The One-Minute Horse Training Manager


If your life is so busy you literally only have a minute or two a day to spend with your horse, then here are 5 smart training tips you can use to keep your horse "tuned up" when you have just minutes a day.

Horse Training Gets A New Face Lift From A 108 Year Old Horse Training Manual!


If you have a passion to learn all you can about horse training, then you will want to know about a 108 year old horse training manual recently revived from a dusty old book shelf of a used book store.

Amazing Insights Of A Horse Training Expert From The Late 1800s!


Could a horse trainer, born about 154 years ago, teach us anything new today? Would the methods be old hat or would they be useful?

How To Use Horse Training Thinking To Solve Dang Near Any Problem With A Horse


Horse training can be a relatively mysterious subject to people who have not studied it. Even more mysterious is a behavioral problem a horse has that causes his owner stress and frustration.

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