Monatsarchive: Juni 2011

Backing up your horse the easy way!

Training tip of the week – backing up. A smooth, easy back-up is one of the simplest things to teach your horse. No matter where the handler might be standing! Regardless of which horse you have or whichever discipline you … Weiterlesen

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Vaquero, Buckaroo or Spanish Riding School?

How Natural Horsemanship developed – a brief history of natural horsemanship. Bill Dorrance is almost universally acknowledged as being the father of modern-day natural horsemanship as we know it, along with his brother Tom Dorrance and then Ray Hunt. (More … Weiterlesen

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Let them eat grass update!

Many of you have asked how Michi and Spencer are getting on. So here’s an update from my post on 22nd April to these photos which were taken on 14th June. Remember, horses are creatures of habit. What you allow … Weiterlesen

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Dealing with scary stuff!

Horses are prey animals. In order to stay alive they have a highly developed flight system. Desensitising a horse to scary things means working with its natural instinct using a process called approach and retreat. I don’t know who gave … Weiterlesen

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