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A Horse World View

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Horses fundamentally relate to life differently than people.

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The Horse's Brain

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A horse brain is sometimes more advanced than a human brain.

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Horses and Trauma

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Just like humans, horses can suffer from post-traumatic stress.

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Boundaries

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There are different boundaries for horses and humans.

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A Horse Named Chief

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From humble beginnings to a beautiful life.

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What do you do with an old horse?

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An old horse can learn new tricks.

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Good & Nice

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Two magic words that can change the relationship between you and your horse.

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Seven Tips For Better Balance

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There are many ways to improve your balance but these seven easy tips will start you on a journey.

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Pre-trail Horse Conditioning

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Things to consider before heading out onto the open trail.

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Active Trail Riding

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Tips for when you're on the open trail.

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The History of Round Pens

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Moving forward or going in circles. Read this before you buy one.

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Junior

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A nervous horse illustrates the importance of individualized training.

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The Half-Halt

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Does your horse stumble or buck when you initiate a walk, trot, or canter transition?

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Energy

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The amazing affect your energy has on your horse.

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Real Leadership – Leaders versus Bullies

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We can learn how to relate to horses by observing how horses relate to each other.

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The Story of Chief

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There are many horses available these days for little or no cost to someone who can provide them with a good home.

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Improve your riding at home

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Do you have the mid-winter blues? Is it too cold, slippery or muddy to ride?

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Equine Mental Health

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Lack of equine mental fitness is a common cause of injuries to both horse and riders.

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Bitless Riding—New Discovery or Longstanding Tradition?

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Have you wondered why your horse tosses his head, leans on the bit, rears, gapes his mouth, or goes above or below the bit?

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Horse Training Principles

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Create a framework to help you and your horse build the relationship you have always wanted.

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How do I know what my horse is thinking?

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Horses are expressive animals and communicate their thoughts, opinions, emotions, and decisions in many ways.

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Intermediate Riders’ Greatest Challenge

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The show season is upon us and intermediate riders are faced with a number of challenges.

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Patches - Becoming the alpha mare

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Patches had a confidence that was unshakable.

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Trail-Riding Safety

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This is a compilation of tips from several old-time trail-riders, many decades, and thousands miles of trail riding experiences.

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New Horse or a New Start?

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Both are always exciting, a fresh horse and a fresh start.

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The New Age of Equitation

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The impact women are having on the equestrian world is enormous.

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