Category Archives: Horse Training

How to Handle Horses That Kick or Charge at You Because They Do Not Want You In Their Stall.

Walking into a stall and having a thousand pound horse charge at you with teeth bared and ears flat back on their neck really is no fun. Actually, it is quite scary. Usually horses that exhibit bad stall manners are … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Schooling Your Newly Broke Horse, Too Much, Too Hard, Too Fast.

For most horsemen who have just taken on the endeavor of breaking a young horse, it is an exciting experience. Having said that, know that it is very easy to over indulge in the schooling process that is at hand. … Continue reading

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Teaching Young Horses To Go “FORWARD” Is Monumental For Success In The Breaking Process.

Now that your youngster has learned to accept you on their back, doing figure eights at a walk and accepting the bit when asked to stop is a good beginning. This next step can be hard if you do not … Continue reading

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Breaking Horses Is Easy If You Speak Their Language And Listen To What They Have To Say.

Now the journey has begun. You have a baby that has learned to  accept the bit, go forward while being driven, accept strange things touching their sides and rump, learning small amounts of voice commands and accepting a  saddle on their … Continue reading

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The Concept Behind Breaking Horses Is About Doing It Right; You Only Get One Shot.

Yes, you only break a horse once. However, I have heard people say that they re-break a horse, but I don’t buy it. From the first day you start the breaking process, you are making indelible markings on your animal; … Continue reading

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First Steps In Breaking Your Horse. Kindness, Patience and Seeing Them for the Children They Are.

Yes, they are children. They are horse children. They had a mother and a father and we estimate that horses develop about four years to our one year of life. So, this means that starting the breaking process of a … Continue reading

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