Monthly Archives: May 2012

well trained means

only let people on your horse that will keep it doing what it is supposed to do. Advertisements

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knowing

I think a lot of people know what they are doing with a horse.  They just don’t always realize what they are doing to the horse.

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interacting

The majority of the time,I want my horses actively seeking bit to hand contact, not passively accepting it.

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the sustainable horse

I wrote a paper in college on sustainable agriculture. Wanting the activities of agriculture to help perpetuate a sound future for the industry. I have read articles from a blog, titled Sustainable Dressage. http://www.sustainabledressage.net/tack/gadgets.php#instead I want to go a bit simpler, … Continue reading

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physics and physical science

The way a horse’s neck is designed, the act of pulling down is basically non existent.  They can lower their head and neck, and pull forward. Since I want  my actions to the horse to be light, I use a … Continue reading

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opposites do NOT attract

You will have trouble pushing a horse into the bit if you have a tendency to pull on the bit.

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changing some ways

Why does pulling a horse’s head to the right, which naturally makes the horse swing its butt to the left, seem like the most common way people try to teach the horse to move its butt to the right?

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