Tag Archives: Horse Training

June 2018 – Mid Month Update

June 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. How Self Confident is your Horse? 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. How Self Confident is your Horse? Martini, my new Shao Yin (Fire/Water) mare is not very self-confident. Understanding horse temperament has helped me recognize … Continue Reading »

May 2018 – Mid Month Update

May 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Upset on the Farm 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Upset on the Farm Things have not been the same at our farm since Cerise was put down a few weeks ago. I … Continue Reading »

April 2018 – Mid Month Update

April 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. I Have a New Horse 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. I Have a New Horse I have brought a new horse into our herd. Martini is a 7 year old quarter horse … Continue Reading »

March 2018 – Mid Month Update

March 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Attitude vs Geography – Does Your Horse Respect You? 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Attitude vs Geography – Does Your Horse Respect You? Horses are very detail oriented. They notice every nuance … Continue Reading »

February 2018 – Mid Month Update

February 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Why Do Horses Set Back? 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Why Do Horses Set Back? Some horses are never taught to properly yield to pressure and this can be a reason for … Continue Reading »

January 2018 – Mid Month Update

January 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Paradigm Shifts in Horse Harmony 2. Find Your Own Horse Harmony =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Paradigm Shifts in Horse Harmony Sometimes paradigm shifts happen suddenly and other times they evolve over an extended period of time. When … Continue Reading »

December 2017 – Mid Month Update

December 2017 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament – Why Boundaries Matter 2. Horse Harmony’s 12 Days of Christmas =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament – Why Boundaries Matter Why does one horse get pushy, one get sullen and another flighty when they … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter November 2017

November 2017 How to Help a Horse Learn Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 22, Number 11   =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. How to Help a Horse Learn 2. Equine Holistic Resources Just a Click Away =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*   1. How to Help a Horse Learn If you want to help … Continue Reading »

Horses Training: Why Horses Rush Through Training Exercises

Do you ever present your horse with a training exercise only to have him rush through it, as if to “get it over with” as soon as possible? Or how about the jumper horse that charges a jump totally out of control? And then there’s the reining horse that spins … but at Mach-1 with … Continue Reading »

Got the Wrong Amateur Horse? A Heartwarming Horse Swap Story

Looking for the perfect amateur horse to train by yourself can either be a Cinderella story or a total nightmare. Believe me, I’ve seen both. Luckily, even if you end up with a horse who is Mr. Wrong as an amateur horse, you can still have a Cinderella ending. If your current amateur horse is … Continue Reading »