Hazel Plumbley

Articles by Hazel Plumbley - 6 results

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Miscellaneous

Spare the Rod

Research has shown that whip use in the jumper ring is actually counter-effective. Is there a correct way to incorporate this training devi

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Behaviour

Managing the Lesson String:

Whether a two-horse string for beginners or a stable of school masters for serious amateurs, there is considerable value to a good lesson horse.

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Miscellaneous

Dissecting the Dance

Australian scientist and horse welfare advocate Dr. Andrew McLean discusses the rights of horses and how the Training Scale is being rewritt

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Training

Training Rewards that Work

Do you think patting and praising your horse (and even treats) are really effective as a training tool? You might be surprised.

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Equine Ownership

Rescue and Reality

Taking on the rescue challenge of adopting and retraining a horse that has suffered neglect or abuse can be immensely rewarding.

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Training

Improving Horsemanship with Equitation Science

More coaches and trainers are using a new equitation science based teaching tool to help students overcome horsemanship deficits from inexperience.