Horse Geeks Blog
Simple lessons or info to share about horses, riding and samples of what I teach.
The solution to horse behavior problems, often lies in introducing the opposite problem; one uncharacteristic for the horse
I know I am not alone in my struggle to override the â€œIâ€™m too oldâ€ bomb because I hear those very words come out of my students regularly. If it is not in reference to themselves, then it is in reference to their 10, 12, 15 or 19 year old horses as we begin the rehab process.
Instead of going over my version of Gavinâ€™s clinic, I thought you might enjoy some direct quotes. I taped as much as I could from Gavin’s lecture in Kentucky, October 2009.
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George - Baltimore, MD HOW ABOUT THE RODEO. . .? Posh arrived in Monkton, MD on a chilly November night in 2008. She was shipped from a warm Ocala horse farm directly to a renowned breaking and training barn. A six year old warmblood mare, green and hot but with a...
The story below came from one of my students, Laurie. Laurie has done such a great job with Annie, a rescue horse, that I asked her to write about her experience. I think she did a tremendous job and I hope you enjoy Annie’s story as much as I did through Laurie’s eyes. – Kirsten
Our lesson was really awesome! the body awareness you taught me seems to be what Blaze and I needed to progress.
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Horse Geeks Podcast
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The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: How our fear of making mistakes can be the biggest stumbling block for adult learners and compromise authentic communication with our horses. Guest: Deb Romero, certified Alexander...
The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: Actions are the "words" we use during nonverbal communication with our horses. How the tone, frequency and energy behind our actions is the larger part of communication. Guest: Deb...
The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: A continuation of podcast 5 with an emphasis on the importance of rider stability. How both horse and rider must organize around a stable, central line of force through the axial...
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