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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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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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Bad Behavioral Problems With Horses, Identifying The Causes, Solving The Problem.

Throughout my many years of watching horses, I have seen my share of bad horse behavior. Always the very first question I ask myself is, “What would cause that horse to behave in that way?” I take a look at … Continue reading

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Cleaning Straw Stalls and Knowing the Best Kind To Use

The basics for cleaning stalls regardless of what type of bedding you choose, is pretty much the same. You start by taking out the water buckets, cleaning them and getting your tools. For straw stalls, you will need a pitch … Continue reading

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