A summary of your favourite articles from 2018.
Are you struggling to get your canter established?
What is your horse telling you when it says no?
Have you ever wondered if bomb-proof horses really were?
Are you doing one of these?
What are the signs that mean you need to work on your bond?
Have you ever wondered how the herd influences your working relationship?
How do horses learn? How does the application and release of pressure influence their learning? Katie answers some common questions (How to get my horse to stop/go/canter) by breaking down the learning structure for horses.
Is your horse stressed or happy? What can you do to make them happy and safe?
How can you tell if your horse is shut down?
What is riding on the bit and why do so many of us struggle with it?
Why is it some horses react negatively to saddle time?
Have you seen that horse that reacts to EVERY SINGLE STIMULUS (and many imaginary ones?) Here’s what you can do about it.
Have you ever thought about what the judges are actually marking you on?
Head tossing can be difficult to ride and scary for newer riders.
Games are a fun way to improve our horses work ethic and trainability. Here are a few reasons why and suggestions for games to play!
Establishing a bond with your horse is a lengthy and complex process. Here are some exercises and activities that can help you do just that.
Are you trying to improve your relationship with your horse but don't know where to start?
Katie shares some insight into the development of the bond between horse and owner.