Category Archives for Training

Can you guarantee to stay safe around your horse?

“If I have a good relationship with my horse, does that mean that my horse will always do what I tell him to?” I get this question a lot. And it’s usually followed by this one: “And does that mean that I’ll be 100% safe?” And my answer goes something like this: Well, you’ve probably […]

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Gain the connection you want

What dropping U.S. divorce rates mean for your horse

How’s your week been? I’ve been busy cleaning and painting the house for my Dad’s visit in 3 weeks as it will be his first visit out here. It’s funny how we feel we have to make the effort for our parents, isn’t it? But I guess it’s only right given the effort they made […]

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Benefits of Bath Time with Your Horse

The main reason to bath your horse is to get him or her clean but how many other benefits can you think of? There are actually benefits not only for your horse but also for you! Here’s a few of the benefits for your horse… Your horse is clean of dirt, sweat, bugs, and burs […]

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How to Give your Horse Treats

I did a private clinic not long ago and was told, “My horse is very sweet and does almost everything I ask, but he always seems to pin his ears when there is food around.” She told me this before I even got out to her home to do the clinic. She wanted to just […]

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How to tell if your horse is too thin, too fat, or just right…

Welcome back Here’s a story about how people’s perception of horses can be so drastically different. My neighbor, who owns horses as well as has boarders, decided that the new horses across the street seemed too skinny. So, she called animal control and told them that she felt that these new horses weren’t being taken […]

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Mark and Jazz

Are you actually saying what you think you’re saying?

As a follow up from last week’s blog, I talked about my mind thinking I was doing one thing but seeing that my body was actually doing something else. I wonder how many times we do that? Think one thing but do another without knowing it. Well let’s talk about that for a bit. Did […]

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Teddie by the sea

The Ask-Observe-Think-Decide Model to Create Your Ideal Relationship with Your Horse

I’ve been trying to exercise more for my health and I have been enjoying going for walks out in nature. It’s so peaceful. While I was on vacation I would walk every day along the beach. I would even go to different beaches for a variety of scenery. It was great to be able to […]

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Is it time for a Gwyneth moment with your horse?

I’ve just got back from a couple of week’s vacation in California visiting my family. I say vacation as if it sounds like a rest but it was far from it, we were non stop every day. I need a vacation from vacation 🙂 So the last couple of days have been spent getting back […]

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Groundhog Day

The #1 Secret to My Success and it’s Yours for the Taking

It was like déjà vu… all over again. I was listening to a podcast the other day and the guest, Jordan Peterson, was asked which film he thought the audience should watch. Guess which film he chose? Something worthy like ‘Schindler’s List’? Perhaps something considered to be a great piece of cinematic art such as […]

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Groupthink

The Dangers of Groupthink to You and Your Horse

Over the past couple of months I’ve been talking with prospective students for my coaching program and the more calls I’ve done the more I’ve started to see a certain pattern developing. Before I reveal what this pattern is and what it might mean for you, let me give you some background… People generally like […]

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