Horsemanship Is Learning Their Language

A good horseman seeks to communicate with the horse in ways the animal will understand. If you search for a definition of horsemanship online, you’ll find the following: ”A rider or driver of horses, especially one whose skill is exceptional; a person skilled in caring for and managing horses. Skill in, or the art of, riding, managing or training horses.” I think the skill … Continue reading Horsemanship Is Learning Their Language

How to improve the feeling in your hand

Everyone always talks about having the horse ON the aids, not in front or behind them. I want to share with you a great exercise for a softer hand. This will invite your horse ONTO the bit for better communication.  It doesn’t matter if you ride Western or English, do the Hunters, Jumpers, or Dressage at any level, or just want … Continue reading How to improve the feeling in your hand