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Variety Is The Spice In Training

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in BLOG, Bob Jeffreys, Suzanne Sheppard, Training Tips | 0 comments

Motivating ourselves and our equine partners is a key aspect of achieving consistency in our training. Because repetition and practice are...

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Trailer Loading

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in BLOG, Bob Jeffreys, Suzanne Sheppard, Training Tips | 0 comments

We’ve all been there; we’re meeting our friends at the park or the show, we’ve got to be there fifteen minutes ago and...

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Trail Ride Preparation

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in BLOG, Bob Jeffreys, Suzanne Sheppard, Training Tips | 0 comments

Trail riding is the reason many of us started with horses in the first place. It’s still our favorite horse activity. There’s...

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The All Important “Go Cue”

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in BLOG, Bob Jeffreys, Suzanne Sheppard, Training Tips | 0 comments

In order to teach our horses anything we must have movement, so all horses must be taught to move forward on cue. Some of you might say...

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Teaching the Turn on the Forehand

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in BLOG, Bob Jeffreys, Suzanne Sheppard, Training Tips | 0 comments

Wouldn’t you like to be able to have your horse’s hindquarters move as the front end stands still? This is an easy and fun...

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Teaching the Stop

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in BLOG, Bob Jeffreys, Suzanne Sheppard, Training Tips | 0 comments

We start by walking the horse forward, and then pick up the left rein, start taking the slack out of this rein while actually turning our...

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