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Groundwork That Strengthens the Horse & Rider's Relationship - Savvy Horsewoman

A guest post by Reese of Horses of the Ozark Hills. There he is right across from you, your horse. His feet beat the ground in a rhythmic pulse, his nostrils flare with his deep…

The First Steps to Training a Horse

You might think that the first steps to training a horse depend on the training style. But there are some lessons that every horse should learn.

As a beginner, there are few basic groundwork exercises that you should consistently work on until you have mastered them with your horse. These basic exercises will give you a foundation of on the ground skills that will set the stage of respect and understanding between you and your horse.This free printable PDF Horse Training Log will act as a sort of checklist and training record for your horse. See what you have done well and what you need to improve on!

As a beginner, there are few basic groundwork exercises that you should consistently work on until you have mastered them with your horse. I've also made a FREE printable .PDF Training Log!

Horse Topline: How to Build Muscle on a Horse – Horse Bonding Success

There are a number of different ways to assess and evaluate a horse’s conformation. One of these ways is by their topline. If you are new to the equestrian world, you may be wondering exactly what a topline is?

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Groundwork is an important part of training for every horse. Mastering these groundwork exercises should be a goal for every horse and rider.

Have you ever had trouble trying to slow down a horse? I have four approaches, from least firm to emergency brake that you can try out!

Have you ever had trouble trying to slow down a horse? I have four approaches, from least firm to emergency brake that you can try out!

Exercise to build trust with your horse — Jones Equine

There is a lot of information out there about "sacking out" a horse. This can be misleading. Its not about just scaring the shit out of horse until he doesn't react anymore. Read to find out how to make a lasting transformation with the commonly misunderstood exercise.

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The Easiest Way to Get Cooperation From Your Horse

The Refined Rider - Horsemanship - Uncooperative horse? Use a little creative thinking to help your horse choose to do what is asked.

Building A Young Horse Training Plan [From Day #1] 3

At the end I'll talk about the "young horse training plan" I put together for Rudy and some important notes when building training plans that I've learnt for young horses from Rudy.

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Doc Jenni walks us through octagon training and the importance of teaching your horse bend. Using a longer lead rope, a carriage whip or dressage whip you can train this exercise to create more bend through the head and neck. Learn different methods to ask your horse to change directions. Octagon work takes only a little bit of practice and offers your horse a chance to focus in your ground work.
The Easiest Way to Clean Saddle Pads
After you saddle your colt, taking that first step is an important part of the training process. When you move on to lunging on a line, the colt may buck or try to run. You want to keep him as close to you as you can and still stay safe.  Step to his hip and ask him to move forward. A nice walk is perfect at first. Let him get used to everything - breast collar, back cinch, etc.  Click for More