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Day 7 - Overcoming Loading Fear 100 days Oct 07, 2017

Yesterday I talked about simplifying trailer loading but I hear some of you saying, "but my horse had an accident, is terrified, was abused...." or a myriad of other possibilities.

I'm not dismissing the fact that such horses have, often, been through horrific experiences, there is...

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Day 6 - My Horse Won't LOAD 100 days Oct 06, 2017

Something I often hear is "my horse is perfect in every other way, but he won't load onto the trailer". Umm, that's interesting and I'm not sure I believe it...

Trailer loading is simply a matter of walking forwards and backwards on cue, so the horse that won't load is not...

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Day 5 - Working WITH Your Horse 100 days Oct 05, 2017

A couple of days ago I talked about preparing your horse for a lesson. There are many ways to do this but I think it's important to remember one thing - always work on something your horse wants to do.

OK, so how do I know what my horse wants to do?

Let's use...

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Day 4 - The Competence - Confidence Loop 100 days Oct 04, 2017

I talk a lot about riding confidence and also about confidence in our horses.

Sadly, confidence is not something we can get in a pill, find overnight, gain by sending our horse out for training or learn from a trick. Confidence in riding requires our input. The good...

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Day 3 - The Engagement Zone 100 days Oct 03, 2017

Yesterday we discussed starting with RELAXATION and today I wanted to talk about how to ENGAGE your horse with learning.

Most people do something to prepare their horse for learning. Although I'm sure we've all seen some people that just jump on, give a kick and off they go -...

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Day 2 - Relaxation 100 days Oct 03, 2017

Training your own horse can, at times, seem like an overwhelming task. The big question is, of course, where do I start?

I think the answer is simple: Start with RELAXATION

Think about your horse in the arena like a child in a classroom (I know, all the scientists...

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100 Steps - 100 Days 100 days Oct 02, 2017

These blog posts are part of an email series 100 Steps in 100 Days.

To sign up for the series and have them delivered to your inbox, click here.

Every day for the following 100 days, you'll receive an email to get you motivated, thinking, talking and feeling positive about yourself and your horse...

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How to Navigate the Kandoo Equine Online Training Uncategorized Sep 13, 2017

The idea of training your own horse can be overwhelming but here, at the Kandoo Equine Online Training System, that overwhelm is replaced by a step-by-step process, leading you and your horse to success.

Each lesson is explained, possible problems and mistakes are discussed in detail and every...

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Q&A Bucking and Spooking Uncategorized Aug 21, 2017

 

We've all come across the bucking and spooking horse but how do we go about working on a solution to this dangerous behaviour? Why do horses buck and spook?

This video will walk you through the steps, inside the Kandoo Equine Online Training System, necessary to bring you and your horse...

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Riding Tip: Measuring Time ridden video lesson Jul 10, 2017

To gain riding confidence and progress with your training, it's a great idea to 'time' your ride.

A few minutes of focused work with a clear aim can yield fabulous results. Try it!

The important thing to remember when training educationally young horses is this:

It will NOT look perfect all...

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Riding Tip: Videoing ridden video lesson Jul 10, 2017

It's a great idea to get a friend or your instructor to video you riding. Try to do it once a month so that you can see your progress.

Recognising that you are improving will help you advance and gain confidence.

 

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Establishing Learning Patterns Uncategorized Jul 10, 2017

Horses are great at learning patterns. If we are good at making patterns - it's a perfect match!

 

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