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

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

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

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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