When you look at horses for sale, you may be looking for a horse that will be good with the kids. You might be looking for a horse that you can bring into the racing world. But some of you will be looking for something … [Read more...]
Tips on horse training from the ground up including correcting unwanted behaviour, information on various training techniques, how to choose a trainer, and many other topics horses require training and preparation for.
One of the reasons it’s so hard to write about training horses is that everyone wants a recipe. Do this, then that, then this other thing. Use such and such equipment, do so and so exercises a certain number of times. … [Read more...]
A pro's advice about what it takes for a horse to perform big-time sliding stops. For this discussion I’m going to assume you already have your horse doing a decent stop at a slow lope. When you say “Whoa” your horse … [Read more...]
Most people think you control a horse by controlling its head. You put on a lead rope or a bridle and you use that to show the horse how you want him to start and stop and turn and move his feet and disengage this or … [Read more...]
The Art of Loading a Horse onto a Trailer by: Andy Curry If there is an art to getting horses to load in a trailer, then this it. The first thing that must happen is communication between the horse and his … [Read more...]
by Ron Meredith Parkersburg, WV, -- Good horse training is boring to watch. It looks like nothing is happening. Many people are impressed by training methods that are nothing more than a blatant series of attacks … [Read more...]