Pat and Linda Parelli tell us how to safely ride our horses near roads and traffic.
Linda Parelli shows the rider how to saddle a horse "the friendly way" so he is comfortable with the process.
Pat Parelli shares with us about being safety conscious in the way that you dress for horse training and horse riding.This clip features a couple of students of the Parelli Natural Horse Training method, all of whom are aiming to become great horse trainers.
Fear is probably the least talked about issue with horseback riders.Somehow people are made to feel inadequate or stupid if they have a fear of riding, and yet fear is a very important emotion that deserves respect. Fear keeps you safe; it stops you from doing things that may harm you.
There are a couple reasons that a horse might not want you on his back. The horse may be afraid of being ridden or maybe he just doesn't like to be. In order to figure out how to mount a horse without problems or danger, you need to be able to determine if the horse is responding from fear or nervousness or if he just has a negative opinion of the process.