Learned Helpless in the Horse

January 17, 2018

This is ‘Learned Helplessness’ in Horse training. It comes in many forms and is really, a Welfare issue. This article will explain it:     SOME OTHER EXAMPLES   The Ground Handling teachings of the British Horse Society, passed down through all of the Equestrian Bodies and Pony Club, produce “Learned Helplessness’ the majority of cases. This is because they are designed to cause “Fighting or wrestling with Horses” For clarity, here are the two basic Ground Handling systems and I want you to pay particular attention to the Faces of all the Horses!!   The British way   Natural […]

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Steer clear of the Stable Expert

October 11, 2017

  THE STABLE EXPERT      There is one in every equestrian centre, stable block or agistment property.     THEIR PROFILE   They are always “Would bee’s if they could bee’s” They have a burning passion to be at the top of the tree in the horse world but never had the ability to make it. They almost always have a giant “Chip on their Shoulder” They love to knock all of the true “Tall Poppies” in the Horse Industry like horseman, veterinary surgeons, farriers and the like They rarely ever ride their own horse and when they do […]

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Peer Review – Equestrian Australia – Ready Set Trot

October 11, 2017

To carry on with my 2017 New Year Resolution….to attempt to ‘level up the playing Field’ in Horse Training, here is another assault on the Day to Day Lives of Horses.   http://www.equestrian.org.au/Readysettrot   LISTEN TO YOUR HORSES   There are ‘Crack Pots’ all over the Internet and I might be one of them, but don’t listen to me, get a second opinion from the Horses in this Story.   “The Horse is never wrong and never lies” https://www.horseproblems.com.au/listen_to_your_horse.htm   There are articles all over my Website, about ‘Leading the Horse’ and yes, I may have a mental thing about […]

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The ‘Pleasure Rein’ – making of the happy Horse

December 6, 2015

  ** Go here for all sorts of EXTENDED REINS THE PLEASURE REIN I am convinced that I must be the only one on the Planet that see’s the pain of Horses that are ridden in the British Horse Society fashion, a system that is handed down across the World, via Pony Club, Military and Mounted Police. The ridden Rein handling fashion is the culprit for the terrorization of Horses everywhere and is a disgrace. As a prolific ‘Problem Horse’ Trainer of 50 Years, I find it quite incredible that People cannot see the damage done to Horses everywhere by […]

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