Category Archives: Training

Horse Sense: Conditioned Learning

In Part 1 I spoke of Operant conditioning training as one of the different forms of teaching we can employ. During these discussions I have sometimes struggled with making clear...

Just Another Deluded Cowboy

The kind and natural approach Several years ago, in search of an ethical alternative to the harsh and seemingly senseless mainstream training techniques, I began following a system of natural...

Balance and Impulsion

Jack Le Goff told us (5,974 times by actual count) that in order to have an adjustable canter that "allows" the rider to be able to instantly lengthen, be able...

Lightness of Intent

Lately I have been thinking about what is meant by being ‘light’ when we ride our horses. I have come to the conclusion that this is a one of the...

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