This is the second episode of the six-part series with Warwick Schiller.
Listen to this bonus episode of The Ride podcast with Warwick Schiller.
In an exclusive H&R interview, learn why clinician Warwick Schiller’s horse-training methods have evolved toward more horse-centric approaches.
Challenge yourself! Have fun and test your knowledge of horses and horsemanship with Horse&Rider’s Trivia Challenge, featured in The Ride newsletter.
Learn the centering method Warwick Schiller uses to help a horse move beyond separation anxiety.
This exercise will have your horse bending nicely, using his hindquarters, and keeping that shoulder up whenever you steer him.
You can’t predict the future, but you can be prepared to bring your horse back to attention. Learn to refocus your horse after a distraction.
Learn how Al Dunning and Warwick Schiller use the humble leg-yield to solve problems and improve a horse.
Is your horse over-flexed through his neck? This leg-yield zigzag will correct that overbridling.
Training and problem solving become easier when you use methods that build connection and trust with your horse.
There’s a common misconception among horses and humans that what we want lies somewhere else. It’s why horses graze on the other side of a fence when the grass is just as green and lush on their side. And why humans long for something—tangible or not—that we don’t have. I call focusing on that other place or thing we want “destination addiction.” Here I’ll discuss why destination addiction can hamper your training and riding progress and how to move away from it once and for all.