Horse Talk Blog

Enjoy my blog posts ranging on topics from my personal experiences, my philosophies on horses, to training tips and tactics.

Good Riding Equals Good Horse

I sincerely believe that good riding makes for a good horse. This can’t be emphasized enough. When our horses act up and give us problems we need to take a long look at how we ride them. You will hear people say that it could be due to other things like...

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How To Correct Counter-Bend In A Horse

If you’ve ever watched horses running around in the wild you’ll see that most of the time they lean opposite the direction of their turns (called a counter-bend). This is natural for them and a way they balance their bodies. When we ride them this isn’t so...

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The Leader Role

In a horse herd there is a distinct pecking order among the horse members that is generally maintained within a stable herd. The influx of a new horse or a young horse who gets older and attempts to rise in the status hierarchy causes a short period of...

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