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Episode 184-The benefits and challenges of learning to evaluate your ride

Have you developed the skill of evaluating your rides? The skill of evaluating yourself is highly valuable. It improves your ability to ...

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 ...

Episode 182-How to deal with a mouthy horse and prevent biting.

A listener asks how to correct her mouthy horse and how to keep mouthiness or biting from happening in the first place. ...

Episode 181- Three reasons it can be challenging to sit a horses lope

A listener asks how she can sit the lope or canter without popping out of the saddle. She says, “I seem to ...

Episode 180: Help, my horse started laying down while riding

What would you do if your horse started to lie down while you were riding? Here are some reasons a horse might ...

Episode 179: Getting forward motion from a horse without negative tension.

A listener calls in, “My question is about how to create forward without creating negative tension.” This starts a discussion on how ...

Episode 178: My mare goes from calm and sweet to disconnected: self awareness, anticipation and adjustability

A listener asks a question about her mare, who at first appears, “…very good and calm, until she's worked out what it ...

Episode 177- Rein contact: does your horse think support or correction?

A listener asks a question about the different levels of contact between dressage and reining. On the surface this seems like a ...

Episode 176: But is this really what my horse likes doing?

A listener expresses a desire to build relationship and connection with her horse and asks, “what does my horse really like to ...

I have structured my podcast in 'seasons' that focus on a particular subject. The last episode or two in a season are often focused on answering questions that people have asked about the subject.

Season 1 (episodes 1-11) covers the Riders Mind. Topics include fear, failure, goals, mindset, competency and more.

Season 2 (episodes 12-21) covers the Riders Body. Topics include riders aids, strength, flexibility, breaking habits, muscle memory, bareback riding and more.

Season 3 (episodes 22-34) covers the Horses Mind. Topics include underestimating your horse, how a horse asks questions, training routines, correcting behavior and more.

Season 4 (episodes 35-49) covers the Horse's Body. Topics include forward motion, teaching whoa, disengaging vs engaging, improving steering, hot horses and more.

Episode 50 is a special episode discussing work life balance.

Season 5 is focused on tack and equipment.

Season 6 is focused on how I put these techniques and ideas into use with my horses.

Season 7 is listener Q&A.

Season 8 is interviews with other equine professionals.

Season 9 is Trail Riding!

Season 10 topics are around the Riders Mind.

Season 11 is listener Q&A.

Season 12 is going to the next level, collection, maturity, etc.

Season 13 brings many concepts together discussing physical awareness, skill confidence vs self confidence, patterns, being awkward, etc.

Season 14 discusses life coaching principals, goal setting, and other riders mind issues.

Season 15 is listener Q&A.

Words from our Fans

About Stacy

Growing up, I shared a love of horses with my mother but neither of us knew what we were doing. Over the years we dealt with horses that wouldn’t load into trailers, wouldn’t pick up their leads and wouldn’t stand still to be mounted. I fell off more times than I could count and was bitten, stepped on and run away with before I was old enough to drive a car. There were many, many good times too. My favorite childhood memories all involve horses (and one ornery pony.)

It took me years to develop to the point where I became a successful competitor in a male-dominated industry. The beauty of this is that it proved that true strength is a mental game more than a physical one.

I believe in creating win-win-win relationships. I can show you how to reach your goals faster if you’re willing to put in the work. Whether you love trail riding, have goals of showing or would someday love to understand bridleless riding, I can show you the way.

…and yes I still clean stalls."

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