Anne Gage

Articles by Anne Gage - 47 results

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Training

How to Improve Your Jumping Position Over Fences

When you are in the correct jumping position, you will go with the motion of your horse over a fence, instead of jumping ahead or being behind his movement.

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Training

Get Balanced: Riding Without Stirrups

Good riders not only have soft, quiet hands, they also have soft, quiet legs. These qualities come from an independent seat – the foundation of balance.

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Training

Perfecting the Hand Gallop

Anne Gage shares tips to how correctly execute the gait between canter and gallop.

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Nutrition

Riding Bending Lines

Anne Gage offers tips for riding bending lines with balance, direction, rhythm and communication.

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Training

Preventing Unwanted Canter Lead Swaps

Assuming there is no physical problem (i.e. sore muscles, joints, chiropractic or tack fit issues, etc.), then there may be other reasons for the lead swap.

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Training

Relax The Back with Stretching Circles

Horses of all disciplines and levels of training can benefit from stretching their necks and backs as a regular part of their training.

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Training

Tips for Bridling a Head Shy Horse

Trainer Anne Gage helps make bridling easier.

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Training

How Can I Get My Horse to Stand Still for Mounting?

Trainer Anne Gage offers advice on teaching your horse to stand still for mounting.

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Training

5 Steps to Building a Positive Partnership

Anne Gage outlines five steps for establishing a positive partnership with your horse.

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Training

Approaching Horses with Confidence

When you go to get your horse, what does he usually do? Stoically stand still while you approach him? Ignore you? Look toward you? Look away from you?