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Horsemanship, A Look In The Mirror

Look in the mirror. That’s where it’s all at. Know that what you see is what you get and what you get is fantastic.

Live Each Day With Courage

One of my favorite books I’ve read is “Feel The Fear And Do It Anyways”. It has a great message, which basically says we spend too much time avoiding things that worry us, make us nervous, or that scares us.

When it comes to horses they are hoping to get a leader to follow that is courageous. Horses are much more apt to be brave if their human is brave. We obviously cannot be perfectly courageous in every aspect of what we do but we can always work at it. Some people are very courageous in almost every area with a horse so that leaves them time to work on other aspects of what your horse would like in a human.

Fight of Flight

Flight or Fight Are we strengthening or weakening the natural impulse of our horses? Horses prefer to take flight when anxious, worried, bothered, and/or confused. If they can’t take flight they will fight. A horse only has one brain. We all realize this, but what does that really mean? Many people feel that if a horse has a problem area, they can just step around it, leave it, or avoid it and it won’t be a problem. Whatever we teach that brain is something the horse will use as a go to reaction whenever needed. If we teach a horse to think in all situations, that’s what they will do.

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