Trouble loading your horse on a trailer?
Every horse is different. Understanding his concerns is the first step to resolving issues. Seeking help when you can’t is critical too. Forcing a horse on a trailer only works once. The damage you do to his psyche with such an approach will cost you big time in the future.
Excerpt from Turning Challenging Horses Into Willing Partners
Most of the prior book excerpts featured on this blog were culled from Section Three, Tips from the Trenches. These snipets spotlighted perspectives, tips and stories from a variety of trainers from a diverse array of disciplines. In the coming weeks, we’ll feature the stories of real horses and how challenges were met and resolved […]
Claire Hunter’s Quick Tools and Tips
Excerpt from Turning Challenging Horses into Willing Partners due for release winter, 2010 Long lining: “Long lining is an amazing tool that I use with every horse that comes through my program.” Round pen: “I use a round pen occasionally when I have a horse come in that has respect issues and needs to learn […]
Robert Fera on stallion training and management
Excerpt from Turning Challenging Horses into Willing Partners due for release winter, 2010 Editor’s note: Robert is currently working on the upcoming Horse Sense and Cents™ title, Bringing Up Baby. Look for future blog posts that invite you to view this work in progress and provide input on content direction. Dominance to the Extreme “I […]