Category Archives: Bad behavior

Desensitizing my horse to falling objects

So, the other day I made the mistake of allowing the saddle to fall off of Barney…on the off side. He spooked badly, ran me over, and generally flipped out. The whole thing was avoidable but, I felt the need … Continue reading

Posted in Bad behavior, General training, Horse safety, Pressure and release | 1 Comment

Correcting unwanted or dangerous behavior

This is a touchy topic for a lot of people. There is general agreement that unwanted, and dangerous, behavior from your horse needs to be corrected. However, there is also a lot times when people simply don’t provide the kind … Continue reading

Posted in Bad behavior | Comments Off on Correcting unwanted or dangerous behavior