Ride Solo. When I take a horse on the trail for the first time, I prefer to ride him out by myself so that it’s just
If you talk to any good horse trainer about how they got to where they are, they’ll admit they’ve made some mistakes along the way.
Warm Up With Groundwork. Before hitting the trail, be sure your horse is in the right frame of mind, meaning he’s calm, using the thinking side
Horses are a herd animal and their bodies are designed to be on the move. I try to keep my horses on turnout as much
As you progress your horse through the Method, start to expect more out of him. In other words, don’t fall into the trap of just
It’s normal for a horse to trip or stumble every once in awhile. Just like us, sometimes they take a misstep, especially if the ground
When you’re working with an arena-sour horse, don’t think, “How can I make the horse get in the arena?” Think, “How can I make it
If I’m considering buying a performance prospect, a little test I always do to see how athletic, willing and good minded a horse is, is