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Whoa…Slow Down! by Al Dunning

Posted by on Apr 8, 2019 in Al Dunning, BLOG, Training Tips | 0 comments

In this fast paced life, we strive for control and things to go at our “speed”, whether it’s our automobiles, our businesses, or our...

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The 1-2-3 of Working Cattle Down the Fence by Al Dunning

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in Al Dunning, BLOG, Training Tips | 0 comments

In the Working Cow Horse classes, you must turn the cow on the fence once each way. What separates the quality turns from the average or...

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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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