Episode 186- Specific vs. non-specific riding

This podcast was recorded while I was on a long, ‘non’ specific ride. I categorize riding sessions into four different types to increase my awareness and effectiveness. I often teach students how to do short, very specific rides. You’ll hear why in the podcast. This could be a pep talk for how to ride for…

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Episode 183-Creating building blocks or rearranging the blocks you have to create something new.

A listener asks a question about changing her horse’s pushy, fidgety behavior on the ground. She asks, “How can I deconstruct a behavior or a reaction and rebuild a more favorable behavior?” This podcast discusses the difference between training (or retraining) and deconstructing or rebuilding. During training or retraining, the horse is often learning the…

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