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When a horse decides to give you his best

About two months ago, I started to notice that something was different in my training with Weto. At first I didn’t know what it was, only that I stopped every training session with a grin on my face. 1,252 more words


What Motivates Your Horse?

I was walking Storm yesterday and thought to myself (as he dived down for some green blades of grass) how upset and angry most people get when their horse displays unwanted behaviour like this; behaviour that seems to be going against your will. 933 more words


The Best Way

In short: there isn’t one.

Gasp! How could you say that? Obviously only ’s Miracle Way of the Horse is the only right way to do , which of course you can’t accomplish without [$$$$$ glorified lunging whip/bitless bridle/neck strap], and all other ways are Wrong. 652 more words


Fact Friday: Negative vs Positive Reinforcement Training for Rehabilitated Horses

Recently I started training the rescue horses at the BC SPCA. I was asked to help (re)train the horses with positive reinforcement, since that is my specialty. 287 more words

Clicker Training

This Horse Ain't Broke

They used to call it breaking a horse.  Many still do.  Breaking his spirit, breaking his independence.  Taking something correct and complete and destroying it.  It’s fitting terminology for what it used to look like (and still does in some circles). 603 more words


Day #3 of our challenge!!!

It was a very warm day today but I went out around 3:30 pm to do something with Ranger. I sprayed Montana off and then Ranger. 380 more words

Inside Track - Darren Bunyan - July 22nd

Hope you’ve all had a good week.

Review of Last Weekend at The Curragh

Great racing again at the Curragh last weekend and I was delighted to see Seamie Heffernan get another classic in the bag when winning The Oaks on Seventh Heaven (14/1). 1,002 more words

Inside Track