Josh Nichol. Photo by Pierre Marleau

Josh Nichol is a well-known trainer and clinician based in western Canada. He specializes in freeing the horse from resistance and helping riders better communicate with their equine partners.

Here, we have complied his series of Horse-Canada magazine training articles, from 2010 and 2011.


The Thinking Horseman2010 Canadian Horse Annual

Balanced Training for Two-Year-OldsMarch/April 2010

Softness from Ground to SaddleMay/June 2010

Staying Focussed on Trail July/August 2010

Trailer Loading Simplified – September/October 2010

Link Between Resistance and Training DifficultiesNovember/December 2010


From the Ground Up – Mounting Block 101March/April 2011

Getting Bridling RightMay/June 2011

Redefining the ReinJuly/August 2011

Developing StraightnessSeptember/October 2011

Smooth Canter DepartureNovember/December 2011

For more information about Josh Nichol, visit.