Category Archives: Training

Starting Right and Starting Over

World-renowned equine expert Linda Tellington-Jones’ healing equine bodywork and innovative training methods have revolutionized the horse training landscape over the last 50 years. Her unique blend of hands-on TTouch (a...

Roll, Roll, Rollbacks!

“Often, the lessons I teach are not so different from the lower level to the higher level—it’s the expectations and technicality that vary,” says Canadian Equestrian Team veteran Jay Duke....

Bored By Ringwork?

Props might be the last thing you think of when it comes to schooling your horse, but sometimes they can be just what you need to add a little variety...

Riding a Square for Better Turns

British dressage instructor Sally Amsterdamer specializes in flat training show jumpers. Judging by her client roster she’s rather good at her job. Irish team members Andrew Bournes and Richie Moloney,...

All is Fair in Love and Training?

When riding, training, and competing, it seems we are constantly trying to balance how to be kind to our horses while still establishing boundaries that ensure behavior that keeps everyone—horse...

Riding Fit: Trot Pole Squats

Do you think of yourself as an equestrian? Do you think of yourself as an equestrian athlete? If you aren’t accustomed to including the word athlete in your Instagram profile,...

Winter Coping Strategies

So another December has rolled around. And for Americans in all but the most southern tier of states, this means that the toughest time looms ahead for those with horses—December,...

The Power of Intention

Probably the greatest example of the power of intention is found in the world of Quantum Physics. In this world we learn that literally everything in the universe (water, rocks,...

How To Be a Horse Trainer

So you want to become a horse trainer, huh? Sounds like fun—doing what you love and getting paid for it? Score! You are about to embark on a wonderful journey...but...

Silly Walks For Better Riding

Remember that ridiculous Monty Python comedy sketch “The Ministry of Silly Walks”? It has inspired all manner of copycat moments over the years, and while this might be neither the...

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