Today’s topic is about how to deal with training setbacks with your horse.   We've all been there at some point or another in our journey with horses ...View Details

Today's podcast topic is about spoiled horses. I'll talk about what that looks like, what causes well-behaved horses to act poorly, and how sometimes ...View Details

This episode is all about the horse that rears. Whether you're on the ground or in the saddle, it's one of the scariest and most dangerous behaviors o...View Details

Has your horse had an emotional meltdown at a show, on a new trail, when he's away from his herd, or other new situations? It's important to understan...View Details

This month's episode is about connecting with your horse: how to establish or reestablish a bonded and productive relationship with your horse—one in ...View Details

My Top Trotting Hacks

Today I want to talk to you about the trot—with tips both English and Western riders need to know. I'll talk about ways to improve your posting techni...View Details

Today's podcast is about New Year's resolutions for horse lovers! Recently, I did an interview with Christy Landwehr, the CEO of Certified Horsemanshi...View Details

I'll discuss the top 10 challenges riders have at the canter and how to conquer them. Whether you're just starting out and learning to canter for the ...View Details

Ride Your Own Ride

Have you ever been frustrated with your riding because you think you should be better by now? Have you succumbed to the temptation to compare yourself...View Details

Last time, we talked about the genetic profile of Doc Gunner (who we now call "Doc") regarding his unusual coloration, his deafness, his health condit...View Details

Today's episode is about the genetic profile test report for my 4-year-old foster horse, Doc Gunner. We have no history on this horse prior to Decembe...View Details

In this episode, I'll talk about the counter canter. I'll discuss what it is, when it's the right time to incorporate counter cantering into your trai...View Details

Today's topic is about how to stay safe with horses. I'll give you some practical guidance and some sage advice. We'll talk about danger zones around ...View Details

Often, the history of the horse does not follow him throughout his life—maybe you bought a horse at an auction, maybe you rescued an abandoned horse, ...View Details

Tips to Get Trail-Ready

Trail riding season is fast approaching, and whether you go out for a few hours or a few days at a time, and whether you're going to take 1 or 2 trail...View Details

Horses That Rip & Run

Today's topic is about dealing with horses that rip and run. I'll talk about this dangerous behavior, what it looks like, how it develops, and situati...View Details

Ride Through the Spooks

This topic is often asked about, and was also inspired by my first few rides out this spring on my young horse, Pepperoni. We're going to take a look ...View Details

Canter with Confidence

In this episode, let's talk about cantering with confidence! I'll go over the mechanics of the gait, how to cue, how to ride it, how to set your horse...View Details

In this episode, let's talk about collection—what it is, and more importantly, what it's not. I'll share with you how to prepare for this skill, how t...View Details

In this episode, I'll talk about having reasonable expectations for your horse, considering the horse's point of view in the discipline you are traini...View Details

How to manage your horse's needs in winter, plus some of the secrets I've learned from living in the high mountains of Colorado for the last 30+ years...View Details

Megan and I sifted through the backlog of questions we've been getting from you, because this time I'm dedicating the entire episode to answering as m...View Details

Bits & Bitting

"What bit should I start my horse in?" "When should I change bits?" "Are snaffles the mildest bits?" "Does my horse even need a bit?"   There are so m...View Details

What are the things you love about your horse when it comes to riding? In this episode, I'm talking about the ideal qualities I want in a riding horse...View Details

In my blog earlier this month, I wrote about what it takes to win an Equine Good Citizen Award. So for this episode, I get more in-depth about the top...View Details

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