Spring Horse-Training Tips
Before you bring your horse back to training after a long winter break, think of your horse's safety and health first. At the same time, you want to keep spring horse-training fun. Try these horse-training exercise secrets to get your horse back into top form this spring. Visit http://americashorsedaily.com/ for additional horse riding, training, showing, health and breeding articles.
Spring Horse-Training Tips
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Learn the difference between riding a square turn and a curve.
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Bending Your Horse Correctly on Curves and Squares, Part 2 America's Horse Daily with Charlie Cole
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Bending Your Horse Correctly on Curves and Squares When you talk about making square corners, your horse has to keep his body straighter and more in alignment. On a curve, you keep a nice arc in the horse’s body and maintain that arc. Jean Abernethy illustration.
Bending Your Horse Correctly on Curves and Squares, Part 1
Before competing in an AQHA Trail Challenge, utilize this horse-training advice to establish a partnership on the ground with your horse.
Mark Bolender longes his horses up and down hills, which teaches them to pick up their feet and navigate uneven ground. Journal photo
Horse Training for a Challenge, Part 1
Training Tips for Developing an Elastic "Trampoline" Back, Part 2: A horse with a locked back will feel as if his back is a board, stiff and unyielding, with no swing, no energy moving through. Jean Abernethy illustration
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Horse Training to Develop an Elastic "Trampoline" Back, Part 1: When a horse moves freely from the back to the front he engages his abdominal core muscles and lifts his back. The rider feels an elastic bounce, like bouncing on a trampoline. Jean Abernethy illustration
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Spring Horse-Training Tip: Ponying horses can be a great training opportunity. For other horse-training ideas, check out americashorsedail....
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Steve Meadows likes to pony his show horses and use them to pony off of. It’s good for them physically and mentally. Journal photo.
The Power of Ponying – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Remember that transition work helps with accuracy. Check out americashorsedail... for other horse-training tips and tricks.
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Accuracy is very important when performing a pattern in a class. Teach your horse to be more responsive and accurate in his transitions with this simple horse-training exercise. Jean Abernethy illustration.
Sharpen Your Patterns with Lynn Palm | The American Quarter Horse Journal
Sharpen Your Patterns – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Hone your simple lead changes. And the learning doesn't have to stop there. Check out americashorsedail... for more horse-training help!
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Simple Lead Changes by Carla Wennberg | The American Quarter Horse Journal
Simple Lead Changes – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Use a serpentine to practice lengthening and shortening your horse's stride.
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Striding Right – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Learn how to establish rhythm and determine your horse's pace. And don't let the learning stop there! Check out americashorsedail... for more helpful horse information.
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Pace and Rhythm – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Get correct lope departures with minimal cues.
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Smooth lope departures are critical for western pleasure, horsemanship, western riding, and many other performance classes. Journal photo.
Collection Exercise – America’s Horse Daily
Good Lope Departures – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Take time to take a break. And while you're at it, check out the rest of americashorsedail... for more great horse-training tips.
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Why Rest Is an Important Training Tool
Reward With Rest – America’s Horse Daily
“Sometimes we work on mechanics before we work on changing the horse’s mind” ... “We have good intentions, and we think we’re helping, but we’re not. We’re slowing the learning process down by being horse trainers.”
Easy ways to pick up the correct lead
Reward With Rest – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Don't rush building collection. For other horse-related tips and tricks, check out americashorsedail....
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When asking for collection, you want the horse to have a rounded back and engaged hindquarters. You don’t want the horse to have a hollowed back and a stiffened, elevated head and neck. Hailey True photo.
Calling for Collection by Ken McNabb | The American Quarter Horse Journal
Calling for Collection – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Try a reverse-arc turn to increase flexibility. Visit americashorsedail... for other horse-related tips and tricks.
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The Reverse Arc or Reverse Bend with Andy Moorman | The American Quarter Horse Journal
Warmup arena idea: bend changing on halt and turning into correct bend
Horse Training During Warm-Ups – America’s Horse Daily
Spring Horse-Training Tip: Allow your horse to stretch his topline during warm-up. Check out America's Horse Daily for more horse-training tips. americashorsedail...