Sample Our Newsletter From "Horses That Want To Bolt, Buck or Blow Up," Issue 3, part 3 of our FREE monthly newsletter
Re: horse training basics
So I ride back to the other spot, and I just keep changing directions. I keep asking and he keeps saying "Alright, alright, we'll have our wreck over here." I just keep moving him around and pretty soon, he decides it's too much trouble to blow up. But if I pick up on two reins and try to control that energy, then I guarantee you I'm asking him to blow up. No, I tell him to go - and to keep going.
"Nothing else matters at this point. It doesn't matter if other riders are near you or where the horse wants to get to. Your safety is important, and you've got to ride your horse. The more the horse wants to think about something else, the more...
Note: Conversations with John Lyons is a collection of AUDIO CD recordings.
In 1998, John Lyons released a remarkable collection of audio programs, in-depth discussions of the most common problems faced by horse owners. Presented as a series of conversations with radio host, Rick Lamb, these CD's gave countless riders hope, increased confidence and renewed joy in their horses. This is the complete 5 CD Set and is a BEST BUY!
Volume 1: The Horse that Bites/The Abused Horse
Biting is serious• body language • hanging on his head • rubbing his nose • giving him a job • removing temptation if he does bite • haltering • bridling • leaving halter on • hunt halter • types of bridles and reins • tying problems • defining abuse • adaptability and forgiveness • too much information • mental abuse • evaluating your horse • physical cue • personal language • driving commands • talking to your horse.
Volume 2: Sensitive Ears/Sensitive Mouth and Feet
Reason for Sensitivity • defining goals • drop head and relax cue • desensitizing procedure • using food rewards • catching the horse • turn & look cue • come to you • sensitive ears • mouth & feet • reasons for feet problems • pulling foot away • lift foot cue • kicking • farriers • handling mouth • selecting a bit • what bits do • advantages of the snaffle bit • pain level.
Volume 3: Fear in the Rider/Fear in the Horse
Fear in the Rider • commons sense in disguise • your inner voice • parents' fear • fear of failure • positive experiences • older riders • building confidence • weight and fitness • getting a different horse • safety precautions • fear in horse • normal fear response • spooking in place • training steps • Zip & the bear • leading and feeding • leading distance • chain and pain • feed and behavior • hand feeding
Volume 4: The Calm Down Cue
The calm down cue • nerves • need for cue • lowering head • components of a cue • teaching tips and cues • sticking points • dull horse • spooky objects on the trail • crossing water
Volume 5: Getting Your Horse's Attention
Positive way of saying no (replacement concept) • walk and chew gum theory • how to motivate your horse • respect and trust • being prepared • attitude & reinforcement exercises • getting your horse's attention • misconceptions regarding attention • concentration and consistency • focus and clarify your signals without sending mixed signals
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Perfect for traveling - either commuting or a road trip. Great information for all ages. Let your time spent in your car be your opportunity to further your education.
This is a collection of 5 audios. Each audio also sells individually for $98.00. When you purchase the entire collection today for $99.00 you will save $391.00!
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