Tag: dealing with fear

Training Tip: PTSD in Horses

I am excited to guide my blog into a direction that will encourage and allow more interaction from the readers.  In addition to articles I will now include monthly training tips including horse keeping, handling or perhaps tips on tack!  Basically, anything that applies…

When Horses Shy: How to Give Your Horse Confidence

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You’re walking along a beautiful trail; your horse is happy, relaxed; all is serene – suddenly, you find yourself in a spin that would do any reining horse proud, followed by a mad gallop! Yikes! One might think a bear had come out from…

Dragons in the Bushes: Overcoming Fear of Riding

rider falling off

Over the 40 years that I have had the privilege of teaching horsemanship, I find the number one obstacle that deprives riders of both progress and pleasure is fear. Fear of riding horses does not discriminate, nor does it have boundaries. Equestrians of all…