Tag: Horse Training


Loping with Confidence by Ken McNabb

When you are first teaching a young horse to carry a rider at the lope, you want him to learn to be relaxed and confident. Starting the process with these things in mind will help you avoid lots of the common problems that you might see at the lope, like rushing, running away, and anxiety on the part of the horse and the rider.


Not so Scary Trails: Being the Leader Your Horse Needs

We often come across obstacles in our pathways when we are riding our horses. Whether out on the trail or working with something in the arena, it is very important that you can “take the reins” and lead your horse where you need them to go. Read along as professional horseman Richard Winters describes how to be the leader your horse needs.