The training suggested is sometimes ambitious but always playful, and performed entirely without pressure. Along the way there are other fun-packed games involving balance, agility, sure-footedness, and confidence building. The games are progressive and range from simple leading and lungeing, kneeling, through to circus tricks curtseying, lying down or sitting on command, Spanish walk, and even the Hungarian post.
From Leading to Liberty: 100 Training Games Your Horse Will Want to Play #ad - Training your horse with these games will open a gate to your horse's soul and change your relationship with him forever. Hundreds of illustrations drawn by the author clarify the sequence of training steps and detail the required body language of the trainer. Allen. A.
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True engagement with a horse at liberty isn’t just about removing tack and stepping outside the arenait’s about connection, trust, and communication through movement.
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Trafalgar Square Books. But until now, there hasn't been an internationally recognized, competitive horse sport dedicated to those horse lovers who most enjoy working their horse from the ground. Horse trainer vanessa bee, founder of the International Horse Agility Club, says that we need to change the way we think about horses and the sports and activities we so often pursue with them.
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Horse speak is not a training method or technique—it is a practical system for “listening” and “talking” to horses in their language, instead of expecting them to comprehend ours. Trafalgar Square Books. Trafalgar Square Publishing. Trafalgar Square Books. Horse speak can be used by anyone who works with horses, colt starter, whether riding instructor, recreational rider, or avid competitor.
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With over 100 color photographs—including many detailed series shots—to demonstrate correct body positioning, and meticulously hand-drawn illustrations to guide you through the often-confusing land of lateral work, Horse Training In-Hand is the first book ever to help shed classical groundwork's mystique while conscientiously preserving its magic.
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Trafalgar Square Books. Working the horse from the ground—schooling "in-hand" as it has been known for centuries—has long been an integral part of classical horse training. Now, this gorgeously illustrated book explains in clear, step-by-step lessons how the modern-day horse owner can incorporate classical groundwork in her daily interactions with her equine partner—to both their benefit and enjoyment.
Whether schooling green or young horses; retraining problem horses or those with poor foundations; warming-up advanced mounts prior to workouts; confirming lateral movements on the ground before attempting them on horseback; or supplementing everyday under-saddle exercises, work in-hand provides a wonderful way to advance the horse's education, as well as the standard of communication between horse and handler.
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Trafalgar Square Publishing. Trafalgar Square Publishing. Would you like to enable your horse to perform and feel better, to overcome old limitations and restrictions and reach its full potential? In this book, and for equine clientele competing in FEI World Cup, Jim Masterson, Equine Massage Therapist for the 2006 and 2008 and 2010 USET Endurance Teams, teaches a unique method of equine bodywork, Pan American and World Games competitions, in which the practitioner recognizes and follows the responses of the horse to touch to release tension in key junctions of the body that most affect performance.
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Finding the Missed Path: The Art of Restarting HorsesTrafalgar Square Books #ad - When there are gaps in understanding, and thus frustration, confusion, worry, and even anger are sure to follow. Horses often grow up with these gaps” in their training and education. We walk along with him as he proceeds with the quiet sorting of experience that provides the insight we need to give any horse the new beginning he deserves.
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Finding the Missed Path: The Art of Restarting Horses #ad - Trafalgar Square Books. Trafalgar Square Publishing. Trafalgar Square Books. Trafalgar Square Publishing. Trafalgar Square Publishing. When this happens, it can be difficult for the horse to be a willing partner to a human, and he may need to be restarted”that is, given a second chance to learn what is expected of him and how he can find a place where he is confident and comfortable both beside a handler and beneath a rider.
In order to restart a horse successfully, we need to know how to retrace the steps the horse’s education has taken and find the path missed the first time around.
Whole Heart, Whole Horse: Building Trust Between Horse and RiderSkyhorse #ad - Trafalgar Square Publishing. In his words, "if we understand that horses can't separate the way they feel from the way they act, then we can start to see that unwanted behavior isn't bad behavior at all. Trafalgar Square Books. Trafalgar Square Publishing. More times than not it's just the horse expressing the way he feels at that particular moment in time.
Whole heart, whole horse focuses on this idea, covering such subjects as gathering information from the horse; turning rider/trainer mistakes into positive experiences; developing realistic boundaries between you and your horse; understanding how and why horses release energy from real or perceived traumas; and reaching a comfortable balance point between horse and rider.
Whole Heart, Whole Horse: Building Trust Between Horse and Rider #ad - Trafalgar Square Books. That's not Mark Rashid's view. Trafalgar Square Books. Many horse trainers, even those who claim to follow the so-called natural horsemanship approach, take the position that horses that fail to obey a human's request are doing so as much out of perversity as ignorance. Trafalgar Square Publishing.
Rashid analyzes developing softness, consistency, dependability, and peace of mind in both horses and humans, trust, as well as how to become a leader whom your horse will willingly want to follow and work with. Full of examples that extend beyond the training pen, Whole Horse offers good sense and information that will make you a more astute, capable, Whole Heart, and sensitive horseman or horsewoman—and human being.
101 Arena Exercises for Horse & Rider Read & RideStorey Publishing, LLC #ad - Color: Illustrations throughout. Trafalgar Square Books. Trafalgar Square Publishing. Pages: 224. Trafalgar Square Books. Trafalgar Square Books. Take your riding to a new level! bringing together recognized classic exercises for both English and Western riders plus her own original patterns and maneuvers, Cherry Hill provides an array of drills that will improve your riding technique.
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