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Lunging to Connection: A Road Less Travelled

by Jo Spiller I have had the most marvellous time writing this article.  There are things I thought I knew; I mean, after all, I have a degree from The British Horse Society to teach riding. I have been teaching riders and schooling horses successfully for a long time, so what could I be missing? […]

My favourite horsemanship blogs

There is so much advice available online that its sometimes hard to know who to follow. I subscribe to quite a few blogs and these are some of my favourites for working ‘with’ horses using methods that are generally positive and considerate of the horse’s needs and feelings. To get off to the best start with your […]

Treats – it’s not just about the food!

Guest post by Mel Fleming of Connecting with Horses and Riding with Syncronicity I have been experimenting with using treats for a couple of years now and have found them to be really helpful. Before that, I was not a fan of treats. Of course they have to be used in a savvy way. I […]

Jargon Busting: Some Learning Theory Terms for Horse Owners.

by Greg Glendell This article tries to explain some key terms used in leaning theory, as applied to training horses.  Learning theory is the scientific explanation of how all animals, including humans, behave. It is not really a ‘method’ for training horses. Instead, it explains how the process of learning takes place, regardless of the […]

Educating My Horses

by Cynthia Cooper Over the many years of being a student of the horse, pony club, Parelli, horse psychology, clicker training and many other great horsemen and women, I have learned a lot. In fact I’m a ‘learn-a-holic’! Learning is something I will continue to do until the day I die! When it comes to […]

Foal Training – The Positive Way

Foal training is such an important beginning to your foal’s future and good training will establish a relationship while also teaching your foal the basics to cope with the domestic life of a horse. Since my training using positive reinforcement has been so successful with my older horses, I now training my foals that way. […]

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