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Basic Groundwork Checklist

Basic Groundwork Checklist

Here is a guideline to all of the Basic Groundwork Exercises. This checklist will tell you the order of the…
A Balanced Horse

A Balanced Horse

Having a balanced horse is not only a physical term but also a mental one. Mentally horses need to be…
Sending On The Lunge Line

Sending On The Lunge Line

Teaching the horse to send between, through, onto and over things allows you to maneuver him wherever you like. It…
Groundwork: Backing Up

Groundwork: Backing Up

Teaching the horse to back up on cue is helpful for moving him out of your space, positioning him during…
Lunging: Yield The Hindquarters

Lunging: Yield The Hindquarters

Meaningful lunging is another great exercise essential to horse training. But chasing your horse in circles is not, there needs…
Pre-Ride Groundwork

Pre-Ride Groundwork

Groundwork is very important but lots of people over look it. Without groundwork you can’t tell what kind of mood…
Round Pen Lessons

Round Pen Lessons

The round pen can be a very useful tool if used correctly. Other tools like whips, spurs, and bits are…
Desensitizing Part 3: Tarps

Desensitizing Part 3: Tarps

Getting your horse comfortable with as many objects and situations as possible will create a more confident horse and a greater connection…
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