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Understanding Spurs

Question: Dear Julie, My understanding is that spurs are to be used to back up a request if the horse is not responding or to…

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Talk About Tack: Use Of The Spur

Question Category: Talk about Tack Question: Dear Julie, My understanding is that spurs are to be used to back up a request if the horse…

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To Spur Or Not To Spur

…how to lower your horse’s head. In the episode you mentioned something about spurs, how to use the spurs at the right time and it’s…

Make Grooming a Cinch

…and sand spurs, apply prior to heading out for trail rides and before turn-out For more comfort using fly sheets, use to reduce rubs and…

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Becoming The Leader

…case, she might need a stick or spurs. HOWEVER, use these artificial aids with caution because this could drive the dominant horse to more drastic…

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Shopping Western Style

…been needing for some time and got some straps for my new pair of fancy spurs that Rich bought me off Ebay. I also had…

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Dominated Horse

…once, tell once, and then use a crop or spurs. Her response is bucking and head tossing, but then she moves on. Everyone knows to…

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Becoming The Leader

…If this is the case, she might need a stick or spurs. HOWEVER, use these artificial aids with caution because this could drive the dominant…

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The Dish On Discipline

…talking about whips and spurs. An admonishment could be speaking harshly or as I call it, “hissing and spitting” at the horse. I make a…