Category Archives: Training

Establishing Respect and Control for English and Western Riders

By Clinton Anderson with Ami Hendrickson For anyone who has ever wished for Clinton’s training program in book form, this best-selling hardcover presents his results-oriented method in a step-by-step format that is easy to follow at home. Packed with beautiful … Continue reading

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Musculoskeletal Injury Risks in Training

By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · February 7, 2011 Like human athletes, horses must stay in a regular program of physical activity and training in order to perform the work expected of them. To avoid injury, such a program must … Continue reading

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Advice for head injuries and dehydration at endurance rides

by Lyn Taylor Head injuries I’m writing this in the hope that this might help some riders understand how dangerous even a small head injury may be and what we all need to know to manage these. I hope that … Continue reading

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a perfect world? Pony Pros riding school

Imagine a ‘perfect’ world, where children learn natural horsemanship alongside their horse training, where groundwork and horsemanship is as important as riding… One such place exists – “Pony Pros” in Oregon USA.

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Georgia Bruce clinic – Canberra, 12-13 March 2011

2 DayClicker Training Clinic With Georgia Bruce Venue: Pegasus Farm 119 Drake Brockman Drive, Holt ACT Download the Clinic Flyer Clinic Includes: Theory Sessions – How Horses Learn & The Science of Training The Principles of Clicker Training Introducing Your … Continue reading

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EQxpressionists – Conversations with Individuals Modeling Horsemanship as an Artistic Practice

A book by Kali Vanagas Volume 1 – Interviews with Kim Sturgeon, Cheryl Glen, Ivy Schexnayder, Kim Gould-Wende, Karen Clouston, Joyce de Vos, Julia Thut, Les Freeman EQxpressionists is a book about playing with horses as artistic expression. Featuring interviews … Continue reading

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Disengage Your Horse’s Hind End

This video (in 2 parts) discusses how to disengage the horse’s hindquarters and halt. Presenter: Gary Stauffer and Monte Stauffer, UNL Extension Educators. This presentation was given at the 2007 Equestrian Academy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Fight or flight, it’s in the neck position

Believe it or not a horse’s fight or flight reflex is triggered by the position of his seventh, or last, cervical vertebra. You can see the logic of this when you think about the position of your horse’s head and … Continue reading

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Horse Body Language

Understanding the behavior and body language of horses can keep you and others safe while working with horses. This article provides some common body language signs and signals, along with descriptions or translations of each. Most of the time, horses … Continue reading

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training cruelty

from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2WfaU-TLt0 English is not my first language. I had to translate everything from the original video (which is in spanish). Tried my best trying to correct spelling and how words were being used.

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