In-hand exercises serve as the fundamental building block for a positive and cooperative relationship between horse and rider.
Knowing your horse's fear threshold and how to handle emergency situations on the trail will ensure safer, fun rides.
Horse behaviour consultant Dr. Robin Foster answers questions about identifying a horse's emotional state ‒ and what to do to improve it.
While schooling in a ring is fine, both you and your horse can benefit mentally and physically from hitting the trails - but 'safety first'.
While there's no such thing as a 'bomb-proof' horse, you can condition your horse to be less reactive to 'scary' objects and situations.
From turnout to tack, rules, attitude and behaviour, there are plenty of things you can do to make your show day experience a good one.
These ground exercises help develop more upper body awareness while improving your balance and suppleness.
Are you too nervous to canter or lope? You're not alone! This third gear can cause fear and anxiety – but doesn't have to.
Some useful tips to get your legs relaxed and long to improve your riding position and better communicate with your horse.
If you've ever dreamed of being a warrior princess (or prince), this could be the sport for you and your horse.
It's a great way to bond, develop trust, and keep you both motivated during the endless winter/spring arena months.
Bitless bridles have been shown to solve behavioural issues such as head shaking, bridle lameness, napping, rearing, and anxiety.
We tend to overlook ground manners sometimes but a horse that fidgets or wanders off while being mounted can be both annoying and dangerous.
Our coaches use this expression often - but what does it really mean? Here's a breakdown that makes the concept make better sense.
Even the happiest 'super yes horse' can lose enthusiasm and become miserable ‒ and we humans are usually the ones to blame.