Test your knowledge of basic horse-safety know-how with this true/false quiz from clinician and educator Clinton Anderson.
Does your horse jig out on the trail? Train him away from this behavior with a take-charge approach.
Teach your horse to be calm, focused, responsive, and obedient with these ground-work exercises from top trainer/clinician Clinton Anderson.
“To earn your horse’s respect and trust, you need to make him comfortable for doing the right thing and uncomfortable for doing the wrong thing,” says top trainer/clinician Clinton Anderson. Read on for training tips.
Clinton Anderson helps our reader calm and steady her mare when she acts up on the trail.
Do your groundwork in advance, then know precisely what to do if your horse does buck or crow-hop.
Does your horse fidget when you pick up his feet? Teach him to stand still with these tips from top trainer/clinician Clinton Anderson.
If your horse is busy eyeing his next meal rather than paying attention to you, gain control with Clinton Anderson’s three-step technique.
Feeling hands and a consistent approach will recondition a “heads-up” horse to flex at the poll.
Is your horse super-lazy on the lead line? Here’s how to get energy into his feet.
Is your horse fidgety on the lead line? Here’s how to get him to stand still and respect your personal space.
Teach your horse to accept movement and noise above him with this exercise from top clinician Clinton Anderson.
Does your horse get over-eager going up or down hills? Here’s how to ride slopes with confidence.
Do you know what to do on the trail when your horse just won’t settle down—and even tries to bolt? These expert tips will get your horse back.
If your horse hates stepping into water, here’s how to get him over his fear.
Does your horse act herd-bound when you ask him to leave his trail buddies? Here’s the fix.
In the second of three lessons dealing with that important first ride, Clinton Anderson shows you how to move both ends of a colt.
Watch as Clinton teaches you how to catch?and hold?your foal.
Use the fence to teach your horse how to collect himself and roll back.
Teach your horse the basics of flexing vertically and softening to the bit.
Use this innovative tie ring to teach your horse that being tied is nothing to fear--or fight.
Don't let minor faults become ingrained in your horse's mind--correct them from the get-go.
Teach your horse to stand still, head down, and ready to accept the deworming syringe with this easy technique from clinician Clinton Anderson.
When training your horse, don't let your emotions confuse the issue at hand. Adapted from Lessons Well Learned: Why My Method Works for Any Horse by Clinton Anderson.
Does your horse get agitated when other horses approach on the trail? Here's how to calm him down and regain his attention.
Teach your horse not to fear movement near his head with this no-nonsense, step-by-step method to cure head shyness.
Clinician Clinton Anderson shows you how to teach your horse to step over and stand while you mount him from a fence.
This excerpt from Clinton Anderson's book Downunder Horsemanship gives you the tools for teaching your horse to flex to the halter--which will help make him light and supple.