“To earn your horse’s respect and trust, you need to make him comfortable for doing the right thing and uncomfortable for doing the wrong thing,” says top trainer/clinician Clinton Anderson. Read on for training tips.
Do your groundwork in advance, then know precisely what to do if your horse does buck or crow-hop.
Feeling hands and a consistent approach will recondition a “heads-up” horse to flex at the poll.
Is your horse super-lazy on the lead line? Here’s how to get energy into his feet.
Teach your horse to accept movement and noise above him with this exercise from top clinician Clinton Anderson.
What to do on the trail when your horse just won’t settle down—and even tries to bolt.
Does your horse act herd-bound when you ask him to leave his trail buddies? Here’s the fix.
Don't let minor faults become ingrained in your horse's mind--correct them from the get-go.
Learn to send your horse onto a circle, then ask him to stop, in this first of two parts on longeing for respect.