Articles - josh nichol horsemanship

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Smooth Canter Departure with Josh Nichol

Josh Nichol shares tips on achieving a smooth canter departure, focussing not on speed but impulsion.

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Retraining the Rescue Horse

Josh Nichol shares advice on dealing with trust issues and overcoming other common challenges faced when dealing with a rescue horse.

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A Year of Firsts: The All-Important First Ride

Josh Nichol shares tips to help prepare green horses for mounted work.

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A Year of Firsts: Is Your Horse Ready for the Trail?

Josh Nichol gives advice on helping your green horse head out on the trail with confidence.

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A Year of Firsts: Introducing the Saddle with Josh Nichol

Josh Nichol provides an introduction to saddling with advice on preparing young and inexperienced horses as well as fixing horses with saddle issues.

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Redefining the Rein with Josh Nichol

Josh Nichol reminds both English and Western riders the purpose of reins and how to use them effectively.