Horse Training, Trick Training Tips

A Very Simple Bow in Less Than 4 Minutes

A very simple bow is easy and quick to teach if your horse already knows how to target. ‘Targeting’ is to touch an object when asked. You can learn more about targeting (touch) HERE

I sped this video up a little but the times are in real-time.  It took less than four minutes to teach my horse to perform a very simple bow on cue.

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Horse Training, Question & Answers, Trick Training Tips

[FAQ] What are the best tricks to teach my horse?

Easy. Just start with something that your horse does naturally.

This will usually be a behavior that they enjoy or do in response to something going on around them. It is much easier to use a behavior your horse already does and build on it to create a trick.

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Bonding Ideas, Horse Training

Thinking of your horse as behaving badly…

Do you ever think that your horse is so naughty! Why does he have to behave so badly! What a rotten animal! There are all sorts of names we call them that let others know just how awful they can be. Most of the time we say them in jest, we laugh them off as an endearment almost.

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Bonding Ideas, Horse Training, Horse Treats and Recipes, Trick Training Tips, Useful Tricks

25 Things To Do With Your Horse At Home

Are you and your horse stuck at home and looking for activities you can do together?

There are still lots of things you can do.

Here’s a list of activities that are a bit different, lots of fun and will make your relationship even better!

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Horse Training, Trick Training Tips, Useful Tricks

21 Things You Will Discover in the Horse Tricks Academy

Here’s just some of the things you will discover in the HORSE TRICKS ACADEMY.  (Plus each month we add new tricks and activities!)


 

(We only open the Academy to new members a few times a year)

The Horse Tricks Academy is a fun and different online training program that will take you and your horse step-by-step from simple tricks to doing wonderful things together!

Plus you will join a community of friendly and supportive people (800+ members).

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

Horse Training, Horse Treats and Recipes, Solving Horse Problems, Trick Training Tips

How To Teach Your Horse Treat Manners

Some people worry that using treats during training will cause their horse to become pushy, nippy, and turn them into a horrible food monster!

Unfortunately, this is likely if your horse doesn’t learn how to behave around treats. For most horses, food is their favorite thing and they just want some… NOW!

Thankfully it is easy to teach your horse to have perfect manners around treats!

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