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Reconditioning Program

…horse develop his top line and work in a collected frame while you work him in the round pen. The tool—much better than using side…

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Opinion Of Myler Bits

…him in the round pen with saddle and head stall on he does the same thing and I’m not even on him. It seems to…

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Cantering Help: Bucks At Lope

…first week of surviving the bucking fits in the round pen, we progressed to riding out on the open track, and he bucked every day,…

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Shut Down

…Training Library on my website that detail my opinion of cantering a horse (unmounted) in a round pen, which is closer to a 20 meter…

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Raise Your Foal Right

…the three round pens, as I fielded questions from the audience. When asked what kind of handling a trainer hoped a “colt” would have before…

July 2020 Horse Report

…and round as a barrel) has become my go-to horse, now that Dually is retired. She’s pretty reliable when we need her, but she can…

Horse Master with Julie Goodnight

Episode 222 – Starting Over

Starting Over: Julie Goodnight uses round-pen training to teach an overbearing, bucking Warmblood to respect his leader…

1109: The Lost Episode of Chief

…of the rescue horse she opened her home to—an older, dominant Morgan named Chief. Goodnight shows his mild-mannered owner important round pen techniques and how…

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Q&A: Dominant Trail Horse

…on the ground and in the saddle. For an more in depth review of ground work, check out Round Pen Reasoning and Lead Line Leadership…

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Horse is Terrified of Being Mounted

…cover round pen work, lead line work and training the horse to respond properly to bit pressure.   Take your time, have lots of patience…

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The Cross Canter

…strides you ask for as he develops strength to sustain the gait. Incidentally, I do not like to canter young horses in the round pen

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Conquering Fear

…you can help. I was in the round pen and I was thrown off and I broke a few ribs. I didn’t know I had…

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Horse Afraid of Mounting Block

…him. BTW- the previous three videos in the series are pre-requisite to this stage and cover round pen work, lead line work and training the…

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Home Again, Home Again

…hour and a half all three mornings. On top of that, I did my regular presentations in the coliseum and round pen, plus Q&A/autograph signings;…

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Canter Control

…You’ll need to do a lot of ground work—both round pen and lead line work. Once your horse is totally focused on you and accepts…

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Bit Release

…working fine in the round pen, doing turns and smooth transition; she was accustomed to packing the bit around in her mouth and used to…

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The Different Types Of Bits

…on board and while working in a round pen, the horse gets an instant release when he places his head in the optimum self-carriage position….

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Why Are Horses So Spooky?

…ground work (round pen and lead-line) to control the horse’s space so that he becomes subordinate. Beyond just controlling his space, we learn to communicate…

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Cantering Help: Cross-Cantering

…not like to canter young horses in the round pen or on the longe line (mounted or unmounted), because they do not have sufficient balance…

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Horses In Confinement

…were correct. I’ll be putting up a round pen to start working with them. My question is this: The former owner had allowed them to…