May 11, 2022
A listener asks how to correct her mouthy horse and how to keep
mouthiness or biting from happening in the first place. In this
podcast, I explain why biting happens, the most common problem I
see people making, and I give actionable instructions on how
to be more engaging, interesting and clear.
Learning how to...
May 4, 2022
A listener asks how she can sit the lope or canter without
popping out of the saddle. She says, “I seem to pop out of the
saddle quite a bit…Some people ride so quiet in a saddle, others
seem to come up out of the saddle as their horse moves. I can't
seem to sit to him as much as I try.”
In answering the question...
Apr 27, 2022
What would you do if your horse started to lie down while you
Here are some reasons a horse might try to lay down when riding:
In this episode, I...
Apr 20, 2022
A listener calls in, “My question is about how to create forward without creating negative tension.” This starts a discussion on how riders often bring tension to the session, including both their worry about causing tension AND in their cue system application. I discuss how my cue system changes between colt...
Apr 13, 2022
A listener asks a question about her mare, who at first appears, “…very good and calm, until she's worked out what it is we're doing and starts to anticipate.” The answer involves understanding the riders' role in both the calm and the anticipation, identifying how anticipation can look different between hot and...