Intuitive Riding

Intuitive Riding

Intuitive Riding Feeling the hoofbeats Recently I was helping a rider with her canter departs. She was constantly getting the incorrect lead. Now there can be a host of reasons why this happens. There are many causes and many fixes. Right now I am not going to address...
Training for the Stop

Training for the Stop

Training for the Stop Building a good stop Although this article is written from a Cowboy Challenge perspective, it applies to every discipline and is the system I use on every horse I train. Believe it or not – even dressage. The stop is one of the most...
Refinement

Refinement

Refinement THoughts on Refinement Just lately I have been helping a lot of my students with advanced work. My intention with this article is to try and define refinement as I see it. To me when impulsion, respect, flexion, and submission all come together we have a...