“You multiply your time by giving yourself the emotional permission to spent time on things today that wil give you more time tomorrow”. This is a quote from Rory Vaden’s TedX talk How to Multiply Your Time. I want to have more time tomorrow That quote fits exactly in my description of me being aRead more about How to Multiply Your Time at The Barn[…]
Here is a test to see how much you know about horses and horse training. Take a moment to get a pen and paper to write down your answers.
Simply complete these 10 sentences as fast as possible.
Don’t think, just write down first thing that comes up in your mind. This is super easy for horse people as well as novice riders. We all know the answers. Read more about How to get rid of limiting beliefs (that prevent you from being a confident horse owner) …
We all know this scenario. There is something new in the arena, but only the third or maybe the fourth time you ride past it, your horse spooks. “What a poseur,” you think.”He just walked past it several times!” What is going on here? If you know it, the next question is: Do you knowRead more about How to Prevent Your Horse from Spooking[…]
When you are new to the idea of clicker training your horse you might ask yourself: How do I start? What do I need? Where do I buy these things? How do I teach my horse to respond to the clicker? These and more questions are answered in this blog to help you get started. Read more about Clicker Training 101: Your first clicker session (including a step-by-step training plan) …
Here is my story about how my blog got in the Top 75 Horse Training Blogs.
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Sometimes a horse shows undesired emotions during training, like biting, mugging, signs of frustration or even aggression. What can you do to change it? My mentor always told me it is foolish to keep doing the same thing over and over and expect different results. How do you break this circle? Change the setupRead more about How to change emotions in your horse during training[…]
I see a lot of people who are struggling with riding or training their horse. For example, they would love to ride a certain discipline, let’s say dressage, but their horse ‘doesn’t like it’. Would you like to change that if you could? If the answer is yes, keep on reading, if your answer is no, I am curious why not. MotivationRead more about How to Turn ‘training’ into ‘fun time’ for your horse[…]
In my previous post What if your horse doesn’t like arena work I already mentioned that the first step is to find out the reason why. If you can exclude physical reasons like pain from the saddle, medical reasons like hoof cracks or maybe an unskillful (or rude) rider and so on, you can look for solutionsRead more about How to… make the arena more appealing[…]
This is a common statement in the equestrian world: ‘I don’t ride dressage because my horse doesn’t like it’ or ‘I don’t use the arena because my horse hates it’ or… Who hasn’t heard this? Can you do something about it? Yes, you can! Find the reason First question I always ask people when they sayRead more about What if… your horse doesn’t like arena work?[…]