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Teach the Turnaround in the Hackamore by Al Dunning

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in Al Dunning, BLOG, Training Tips | 0 comments

From the circle-turn exercises, it is an easy transition to teach your horse the spin. At this point, your horse has learned to follow his...

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In and Out Circle Exercise by Al Dunning

Posted by on Jun 5, 2018 in Al Dunning, BLOG, Training Tips | 0 comments

  In the previous issue of Performance Horse Digest, I had explained the benefits and exercises used to perform athletic circles. When...

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Athletic Circles: Build Your Hackamore Horse’s Skills by Al Dunning

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Al Dunning, BLOG, Training Tips | 0 comments

  Athletic Circles –   By now, you have introduced your horse to the hackamore, and he’s learned about both lateral and...

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Introduce the NECK-REIN by Al Dunning

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Al Dunning, BLOG, Training Tips | 0 comments

Al Dunning – To teach your horse to move off a neck-rein while keeping proper form is a mindful process. It requires that you, as the...

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Hackamore Training and THE BIG RELEASE by Al Dunning

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Al Dunning, BLOG, Training Tips | 0 comments

Hackamore Training – Between maneuvers, when standing quietly, you can continue to show your horse that there is reward in giving to...

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The Hackamore and Headset by Al Dunning

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Al Dunning, BLOG, Training Tips | 0 comments

The Headset An element of grave importance is your horse’s headset in the hackamore. Do not misconstrue a dropping-off of his neck and...

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