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Episode 35: The Reason We Are Fascinated With the Horses Body

Subscribe For Free! Welcome to Season 4 where it’s all about the horse’s body. In this episode, I’m going to give you three tips to use when reading your horse’s body language. I also answer a listener question, and I share a new segment that’s coming up in future podcasts. If you remember from Season…

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Episode 34: Learned Helplessness and Working Horses

Subscribe For Free!   I am answering a listener question about repetition and learned helplessness which was a response to my newsletter. The definition of learned helplessness from Google is a condition in which a person suffers from a sense of powerlessness, arising from a traumatic event or persistent failure to succeed. It is thought…

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Episode 32: Horse With Mental Issues or Training Issues?

Subscribe For Free! Is your horse’s behavior caused by mental issues or training issues? Today, I have a listener question from Italy. The listener has a 10-year-old gelding that is still exhibiting the same behavior or training problems that he had when she got him at four and a half years old.  She is wondering…

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Episode 31: Listener Question: Untraining a Horse or Adding Layers?

Subscribe For Free! This week I’m answering a listener question. First, I’m going to answer with the theory, and then I’m going to teach you all how to become a detective. The listener wants to know if she can ‘untrain’ the horse’s desire to run full speed during mounted shooting competitions. She wants the horse…

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Episode 30: Correcting Behavior We Dislike In Our Horses

Subscribe and never miss an episode! (I listen in the barn and when I’m out driving) Subscribe For Free! Let’s talk about the idea of correcting a horse for behavior that we don’t like. I’m going to share three examples of corrections, a different way to think about corrections, and a story to help you…

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Episode 28: Is Your Horse Training Routine Dead?

Subscribe and never miss an episode! (I listen in the barn and when I’m out driving) Subscribe For Free! How do you know if your training routine is dead? Last week, I talked about how horses can “learn how to learn.” This week, I’m going to take that concept a little further and explain how…

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Episode 27: Horses Can ‘Learn how to Learn’

Subscribe and never miss an episode! (I listen in the barn and when I’m out driving) Subscribe For Free! How horses learn is an interesting topic that we will be talking about today. Horses are  interesting because they are excellent at detecting patterns. They look for patterns when they are speaking and communicating with other…

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