Anne Gage

Articles by Anne Gage - 47 results

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Dealing with Pushy Behaviour

Barging behaviour is sometimes about space – whoever owns the space and can move another horse out of that space determines the herd hierarchy.

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Calm & Safe Leading

Leading a large, anxious, excitable flight animal that outweighs you by 800-1,000 pounds can be a nerve rattling situation and it can also become dangerous.

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Lunging with Feel

Anne Gage explains that when done correctly, lunging can improve posture, suppleness and balance.

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Help Your Spooky Horse Handle Scary Situations

Anne Gage offers advice on helping spooky horses handle scary situations.

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Lunging with Feel Part 2

Anne Gage explains how to get the most out of your horse’s lunging time, focusing on contact, true bend and quality transitions.

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Why Horses Buck and How to Stop It

Trainers Anne Gage and Lindsay Grice discuss the possible causes and offer advice on how to eliminate the unwanted behaviour of bucking.

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Resistance: The Root of all Problems

In order to fix resistance issues in your horse, you must become a detective, in order to discover the cause of the problem.

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How to Slow Down a Horse that Rushes

A horse is rushing any time he goes faster than you want, or are comfortable with, and is difficult to slow down. For more information keep reading.

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Techniques to Prevent Horses from Bolting

When a horse is gripped by fear, he is dangerous. Learn techniques to prevent your horse from bolting and how to perform an emergency stop.

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Impulse Control

If you are getting lazy gaits, sloppy transitions and unbalanced turns, your horse may be lacking impulsion. Here is how to develop it correctly.