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Train Your Own Horse with Stacy Westfall

Mar 31, 2021

Have you ever been in a situation where your horse saw something in the distance…maybe out on a trail ride OR even when you change something in the pasture or arena?
Did you wonder…should I let them look…or not?
Thats the topic of todays podcast.

Mar 24, 2021

Many riders struggle to find more subtle cue systems and feel like they are constantly in the horses mouth...overusing the rein cues.

Learning how to ride with an independent seat can be a challenge.

In this episode, I answer a listener question and explain how I approach this issue. I also explain where and how this...

Mar 17, 2021

A listener asks a question about feeling overwhelmed. She is studying and learning about good horsemanship, developing true partnership and relationship. She is aware there are a LOT of things happening.
First I give an overview, then I give FIVE actionable steps for addressing this and then I close with a real life...

Mar 10, 2021

Today’s podcast is on the subject of thoughts that rob joy from our horse adventures. This can apply to anything you decide to do with your horse.
Trail riding. Taking a riding lesson. Even going out by yourself to work your own horse.
The question is specifically about showing but I assure you the mental side of this...

Mar 3, 2021

The first six minutes of this episode could change how you think about horses forever.
Where would you start with a horse that is a bully when leading to and from the pasture, pins ears when feeding, pulls back with the farrier and sometimes when trailer loading too?
On a positive note she does collect well in the ring...