A Great Horse Trainer for Someone Else Could Be a Bad Horse Trainer for You And It May Be Up to You The best horse trainer for you is the trainer who can convey a good relationship as well as good training to you. If you're not willing to work with the trainer or perhaps you can't work with the trainer to help that process, you may be disappointed. If you expect your horse … [Read more...] about Who’s the Best Horse Trainer — For You?
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Here's an Example of a Successful Horse Training Plan You can ride horses for a lifetime and never actually start a horse. Certainly you train a horse whenever you do anything with the horse, but in this article I'm thinking of "training a horse" as "starting a horse". Recently I had a chance to talk with horse trainer Jodi Brassard about the effort and the planning that … [Read more...] about A Successful Horse Training Plan
A Lesson from a Peter Campbell Colt Starting Clinic Sadly, Peter Campbell passed away about 10 days after this article was published. I have never met a clinician more dedicated to the horse than Peter. The paint gelding pictured with Peter at left was a rescue horse from Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society. Peter offered to halve his normal colt starting fee for this horse, … [Read more...] about Six Lessons from a Peter Campbell Clinic
"Now Wait Just a Minute" -- a Review of an Eclectic Horseman Article When we're working with our horses, we're always dealing with reaction time. If our horse makes a mistake, should we react right away? Should we act before the mistake happens to prevent any mistakes? In an article called "Now Wait Just a Minute," in Eclectic Horseman, trainer Jeff Derby describes how … [Read more...] about On Waiting – Eclectic Horseman Article