Category: Natural Horsemanship

Natural Horsemanship

How to Desensitize Your Horse

Horses are sensitive, but also easy to desensitize. With anything new, a horse will likely react at first. That’s his…

7 hours ago

Purposeful Groundwork

Some riders hop on and never think of working from the ground before proceeding with mounted work. Other riders swear…

3 months ago

At a Standstill

When an emergency is happening, it’s too late to train your horse to cooperate with the veterinarian. It’s frustrating for…

6 months ago

Equine Motivation

When you train a horse, it’s all about making him feel comfortable when he does the right thing and less…

1 year ago

Good Advice: Herd Hierarchy

Q: Knowing my horses and which is more dominant, should I feed in a specific order at feeding time and…

3 years ago

Good Advice: Off Course in the Round Pen

Q: How can I get my horse to longe or go around the round pen in a complete circle? He…

3 years ago

Clinton Anderson: The Sending Exercise

In this exercise, you are going to send your horse through tight, narrow spaces without moving your feet. Horses are…

3 years ago

Slow Down a Fast Horse

A horse that jigs and goes too fast is frustrating to deal with and no fun to ride. If you…

3 years ago

Jumping Over Obstacles with Clinton Anderson

Use this exercise to teach your horse to confidently cross and jump over a variety of natural and man-made obstacles.…

3 years ago

Dealing with the Lazy Horse

  Riding a horse that refuses to go forward is like having a Ferrari with no gas pedal; sure, it's…

4 years ago