Following up on an earlier blog called Ask, Observe, Think, and Decide –  https://teddiezieglerhorsemanship.com/the-ask-think-decide-model/ I said, “I wonder how many times we do that? Think one thing but do another without knowing it. But that’s a subject for another blog. “ Well here is that blog-  I see this all the time with horses and their owners. Their owner is saying ...

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Don’t lose heart and Don’t give up! When you’re frustrated or stumped because you can’t seem to get your horse to do what you want… Or… You don’t understand why your horse is doing something, or not doing something. Or… You just can’t seem to get your horse to understand what you’re asking. And… No matter how hard you’ve tried, and ...

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What are your top 3 “Tools of the Trade”? I was talking with one of my friends the other day and we were talking about the different kinds of halters out there and what kind to use and when to use them. She was getting a lot of different answers which actually caused her to have more questions. I’ve become so ...

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Finding balance is great, but how do we do it? What’s the key to finding a balance with your horse? How do you find balance when you are doing different activities with your horse such as riding, hanging out, and training? The answer to all of these questions is Mindfulness. Definition of Mindfulness: The quality or state of being conscious or ...

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How do I stop my horse from being herd-bound is one of the most frequently asked questions I get from my blog readers and students. Because of this, I wanted to share my personal experiences of dealing with herd-bound horses. My goal is to help as many horse owners and enthusiasts as possible overcome this vexing issue.   There are three types of ...

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Well, here are some questions to ask yourself if you are wondering about the necessity of groundwork… Do you want a good solid foundation before you get in the saddle? Do you want to have a loving and trusting relationship with your horse? Do you want to feel confident when you go for a ride? Do you want your horse to ...

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