When Should I Start a Horse?

When Should I Start a Horse?

There is a lot of debate about when is the right time to start a horse. I will talk about my personal opinion, but I recognize that other people have different views. The following “schedule” is mine, for an ideal world. Not everyone would send their horse this young for training. Horses are usually fully …

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Serpentine Exercises

Serpentine Exercises

We all get into ruts sometimes. If you are bored of riding the perimeter of the arena, here are some serpentine exercises to keep time in the arena interesting and progressive. These serpentine exercises will especially help horses who are rushy, anxious, and who have trouble with lope transitions. For the sake of description I …

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Mounting Solutions

Mounting Solutions

It might not seem like a big deal, but having your horse stand still and wait is extremely important, especially while you are mounting. If every time you are half mounted they walk off, even if you stop them when you’re half mounted, it can lead to a bigger problem like an eventual runaway. Before …

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Horse related activities are inherently dangerous and caution should be used at all times.