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Canter Hacks | Part 2: Canter Hacks for Advanced Horses & Riders

Sorry! If you got here from my March, 10 2021 newsletter, it took you to this post by mistake! Click here to continue reading my March 2021 blog post called, Secret Powers Are Within You
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Mastering the Canter

Everywhere I go—whether it’s to clinics, expos, conferences or just riding with friends—there are riders working on mastering the canter. Whether it is a novice rider just figuring out how to cue the horse and
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Episode 918: “Battle of the Bulge”

Julie Goodnight helps a youth rider perform with collection.
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Episode 819 – Collection Agency

Julie Goodnight helps an English rider work toward collection for showing.
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Episode 819 – Collection Agency – Behind The Scenes

Julie Goodnight helps an English rider work toward collection for showing. Bonus footage not seen on TV.
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Episode 805 – Pleasure Perfect

Julie Goodnight and Dale Myler talk about collection and bits for advanced Western shows.
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Episode 805 – Pleasure Perfect – Behind The Scenes

Julie Goodnight and Dale Myler talk about collection and bits for advanced Western Shows.
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Afraid Of The Canter Cue

Question: Dear Julie, When riding in the arena at the canter, for the first few strides my horse throws his head up in the air. Why is he doing this? Puzzled Answer: Dear Puzzled, This
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Reconditioning Program

Question: Hello Julie, My horse has been off all summer due to an injury and I would like suggestions as to how I can get him in shape for spring. I will work with him
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Riding English

Ask Julie Goodnight: What’s the difference in Western and English riding? Especially when it comes to “contact?”… Question: Dear Julie, I have ridden Western for the last 20 years, and have trained my horses based
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Teaching Young Horse Collection

Ask Julie Goodnight: How do I teach my young horse to collect? Dear Julie, Firstly, let me tell you that I appreciate very much your website and information! Thank you! My question is: I have
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Head Down Cue

Check Your Horse’s Mouth and the Bit When you are having problems with a horse raising his head, the first thing to check is his mouth. Have your veterinarian examine his mouth to make sure
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Canter Cue

Does Your Horse Fear the Canter Cue? At my clinics and during the TV show shoots, I often see horses that are fearful of the canter cue. Many riders are a little intimidated by the
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Riding Skills: Riding With Direct Contact

Question Category: Riding Skills Question: Dear Julie, I have ridden western for the last 20 years, and have trained my horses based on the resistance free method or Natural Horsemanship as it is most commonly
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Riding Skills: Is Contact Required For Collection?

Question Category: Riding Skills Question: Julie, I saw your clinic at the horse Expo in Illinois a couple of years ago and am completely impressed with both the your clinic and the down to earth
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Issues From The Saddle: How Much Does Conformation Have To Do With Movement

Question Category: Issues from the Saddle Question: Hi, I have a 5 year old QH gelding that is tall and not very muscular. He has a long back and legs and I wonder if that
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Issues From The Saddle: Help A Green Horse Become Balanced And Collected?

Question: First – I attended your clinics at Equine Affaire in Mass. I have to say, at such events, I have seen many well-respected clinicians and trainers, but no one has ever come close to
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Episode 519 — Get The Low Down

“Get the Low Down” A young rider learns to ride with collection; dressage.
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Episode 523 — Framed For Success

“Framed for Success” A dressage rider learns about collection
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Conquering The Canter

In every clinic that I teach, there are riders eager to canter; all they want to do is canter-canter-canter and maybe work on lead changes. Then there are those that want to canter but dread
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