Tag: Training (page 2 of 2)

Case Study -River

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River is a 9yr old gelding that came from a rescue centre. He is fearful, lacks confidence and can be quite dangerous, both rearing and kicking out with the hind leg. Here are his tendencies and the recommendations for the owner.

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Working with Foals and Weanlings

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I’ve spent a lot of time recently working with weanlings. It’s always very rewarding giving a young horse a great start to working with people! It has inspired me to write an article about handling youngsters. If you have a young horse, here is a bit of guidance to help you get started on the right foot.

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When the Problem isn’t *The Problem*

I have a lot of horses presented to me with very specific issues their owners would like to see fixed. In most cases the problem presented isn’t the actual problem.

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What’s New at Natural Bridges?!

As we move into better weather for Spring, loads is happening here at Natural Bridges. It’s an exciting time and set to be a very busy summer!

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Alison and Ebony – Case Study

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Alison and Ebony
Ebony is a 7yr old Mohill Gypsy mare.

Ebony (“Ebby”) was presented to me with a number of issues. Her owner Alison found her to be pushy and hard to manage, rearing and backing when things didn’t go her way.

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Blogging

I love to write. The more I write, the more I want to write. The more I train (horses) the more I write.

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Working Without a Net


When I first came to Ireland, I found it strange that there wasn’t a round pen in every facility. Back home, everyone has a round pen. Even traditional show barns have round pens to keep the arena free from people lunging their horses.

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