All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Training Tips’
Posted Aug 4 2021
Leading with purpose will keep your equine’s responses attentive, prompt and smooth.
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Posted Jul 21 2021
Meredith demonstrates how to teach your equine to execute a turn-on-the-forehand on the lead line.
Posted Jul 7 2021
The turn on the haunches can be a complicated move for your equine. Learn how to approach the move in this Training Tip.
Posted Jun 24 2021
If you are going to attend a show, it is advisable to get a copy of the rulebook that is designated by the show committee, so you know what to expect for each class you enter.
Posted Jun 9 2021
One of the most difficult things your equine will ever learn is to stand perfectly still while the show judge inspects him.
Posted May 26 2021
Posted May 16 2021
Grooming is an important facet of your equine’s management. How you take care of his hair coat will greatly affect his health. How often you groom and what tools you use can positively affect your equine’s behavior and comfort.
Posted May 13 2021
The elbow pull will stop your equine from raising his head to the point where he hollows his neck and back, and will keep him in reasonably correct posture.
Posted Apr 14 2021
Training sessions that are too repetitious and last too long will only fatigue and frustrate your equine, resulting in unwanted resistance. Keep lessons short and easy for the best training results.
Posted Mar 3 2021
Equines are not born with an awareness of their own bodies, or proprioception, so they must be taught how to orient themselves.
Posted Jan 20 2021
There are many advantages to having an equine that can square up at the halt, because that means he is putting equal weight over all four feet for ideal balance and good posture.
Posted Jan 9 2021
Learn how to properly use the “face tie” restraint for your mule or donkey. This is a humane alternative to twitches, stocks and hobbles. This tie should NEVER be used with horses.
Posted Jan 6 2021
If you need some extra leverage with your equine during initial leading training, try using the “Quick Twist.” Meredith explains how to set it up, and when to use it in this Training Tip.