Create Confidence In Your Horse With The Relax Cue

What if you could get your horse to calm down with just a touch of your lead rope? Don’t be fooled by the simplicity of this exercise as to how powerful it is as a training foundation for your horse. First, the practical reasons why this works, think about it, when a horse is grazing…

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Manpleasers

I have recently proudly inherited Western Horseman magazines my Grandpa Mac proudly saved and read since as far back as 1966! Here’s the first Throwback Thursday from March 1969. Thank goodness styles have changed lol. #cowgirllife

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7 Tips To Start Back Riding Successfully After A Break

Have you taken a break from riding with the winter weather? It is time to get started back to riding and we want to give you a plan to be motivated, be safe and get back out there and riding again. Tip 1: Re-connect With Your Horse Get in there and groom, bathe, massage or…

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Improve Your Riding Balance and Body Position with this Posture Tip.

It is easy to only focus on our riding strength, balance and body position when we are at the barn. For so many of us that is limited to only an hour a couple days a week at the barn. BUT there are ways to improve our riding balance and body position in our daily…

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A new perspective to understand FEAR with your horse and in your life.

“Don’t let your fear of what could happen make nothing happen.” We all have suffered from fear at different points in our lives, as well as with our horses. Fear is an emotion that takes over and consumes us. What can you do to help lessen the feeling of fear? Learn to look at fear…

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Create Body Awareness to Increase Your Balance While Riding.

We all want to improve our balance and strength as riders. This seems to be a never ending learning process and a continued goal of riders at all levels and in any discipline. There are many mounted exercises in the saddle you can do to build balance, strength, coordination, and improved posture. But let’s face…

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Expectations Make All The Difference Between Success And Frustration With Your Horse

“Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy” Brian Tracy When the lead horse in the pasture pins her ears back and asks the others to move, she means NOW. Not in a bit when the other horse’s feel like it, right now. This is a horse’s mentality. They expect the guys under them…

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Live your life like someone is watching and take your horsemanship to the next level!

Imagine for a moment that you will have a guest accompanying you throughout your day tomorrow. This person’s task will be to follow you around from the moment you wake up until the moment you fall asleep. They will take copious notes about your schedule, how you interact with your family and friends, how you…

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Small steps with your horse create BIG results!

Never underestimate the power of small changes. Cut 100 calories a day and you will lose 10 pounds in a year without noticing. Save 5% of your income and before you know it you have a savings. Get organized so you don’t spend time looking for things and you will find more riding time. Be patient…

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Prune The Roses.

   “Everything has seasons, and we have to be able to recognize when something’s time has passed and be able to move into the next season. Everything that is alive requires pruning as well, which is a great metaphor for endings.” Henry Cloud     Roses to me are an amazing metaphor for life. The…

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