Sample Our Newsletter From "Four Things You Need to Train Your Horse," Issue 1, part 1 of our FREE monthly newsletter
Re: john lyons videos
Training a horse is pretty simple. It's four things: motivator, spot, direction, reward. That's all training a horse is. First, motivation. Do you have a job? What if I asked you to quit your job? What if I said I was going to hire you and give you two bucks an hour. Would you do it? Working with a horse is very similar. You're asking the horse to quit his job and come work for you. His job as you begin training is to get out of that arena as fast as he can, or to get back to that stall or to a buddy horse or find food. They have all kinds of jobs - and their jobs keep changing.
Our job is to create a motivator that causes the horse to quit his job and come work for us. Quit trying to get out of the gate; quit trying to get to the other horse. Quit trying to pick up your left lead and come work for me. Some horses you can hire for two bucks an hour and some will cost you forty. That's just the way it happens. Some horses you really gotta motivate; you gotta say, "No, I really want you to come work for me."
John Lyons Best Start is a DVD collection featuring eight hours of demonstrations on three different unbroke horses. Also included: advanced work on finished horses. This information is concise and easy to for novice or advanced riders.
Grounding Our Training
• Basic and Advanced Round Pen Work
• Halter and Bridle Training
• Catching and Stall Manners
• Working with Two Horses
• Spooking and Obstacles
• Dragging Objects
• Sacking Out and Saddling
First Ride and Beyond
• First Ride
• Introducing Leg Cues
• Riding Over Obstacles
• Hip and Shoulder Control
• Stopping, Backing and Side Passing
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