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  1. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hey I’m in need of some help here! I was raised with a trainer who believed in beating a horse in to listening which I firmly do not believe in. I got my Mustang from her and recently she’s started to show signs of spooking and refusals at the simplistic Things like walking in to the arena or...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Lately with the warmer weather, I have become more frustrated. A little bit at my horse but mostly with myself. My TB mare threw me off real good a couple months ago and I’m having a really hard time enjoying my rides lately because of my confidence level. a little background: I’ve had my mare...
  3. Show Jumping and using jumping in training
    I am trying to move up the levels in showjumping and am struggling to get the confidence to do so. I am too scared to move up heights which sends the wrong message to my horse. What do I do, any suggestions? thanks
  4. Horse Talk
    I’m a rerider - after 25 yrs. I stopped riding in my teens, after a fall that scared the living lights out of me (4yr old spooked and bolted on a trail). Horses were my world but I was living in a big city with the barn about 1.5 hrs away. I gave up/grew out of it with a bittersweet taste. I...
  5. Horse Talk
    Hi everyone! I'm not nearly as active on here as I should be. But I am in need of assistance. A few years ago, I fell off my mare and got a really bad concussion, since then, I've been unable to ride. Unable to even will myself to get up into the saddle. Every time I feel confident, I stand up...
  6. General Riding queries
    I have been a trainer for many years and am developing a workshop to help people overcome fear and build a confident realtionship with their horse. I am interested in hearing your stories - What you have experienced and how you overcame your fears or if you are still struggling.
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