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Train Your Own Horse with Stacy Westfall

Aug 31, 2022

What stands in the way of reaching your dream?
The ability to hold belief for the amount of time it takes to achieve it.
If it's as simple as believing…why don’t we just believe?
There are many hidden benefits to NOT believing. 

It conserves energy, allows you to stay where you are, and lets you experience...

Aug 17, 2022

The difference between testing, training, and micromanaging is TIMING.

If you are not sure of the difference in timing there, is a much higher chance that you will be frequently ‘correcting’ mistakes, or you’ll find yourself trying to prevent mistakes.

There is a way to train your horse that feels like...

Aug 10, 2022

Have you every considered asking more of your horse and thought, “I’m afraid my horse might stop meeting me at the gate.” Or maybe you took a lesson or tried a new technique and the next day when you went out you thought, “I’m surprised my horse still met me at the gate.”

If you have ever had a thought along...

Aug 3, 2022

Everything that creates safety or leads to advancing requires an ability to clearly communicate to the horse's body.

Yet, the system of communication changes as the horse's understanding grows. 
Often the horse is first taught to turn from direct rein pressure…but many riders ideally want to steer with a neck rein...