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Issues From The Ground: Teaching The Whoa Cue

…bump him. This process is demonstrated in detail in my groundwork video called Lead Line Leadership. http://www.shop.juliegoodnight.com/shop/trftg2leadlineleadership.html It sounds like your horse is stopping when…

1109: The Lost Episode of Chief

…dominant Morgan named Chief. Goodnight shows his mild-mannered owner important round pen techniques and how to live up to this horse’s high standard of leadership….

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Horse Behavior: Mutual Grooming

…“lead” horse grooms other horses. In other words, am I losing ground with my horse, from a leadership perspective, by grooming her (especially at times…

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Judging the Extreme Cowboy Race

leadership, authority and disciplining horses. Yesterday, in my last presentation for the weekend on “Mastering Flying Lead Changes,” I got to ride the QH stallion…

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Mastering the Canter

…comes to cantering—the riders must have leadership, authority, know how to give the horse a release of the cue and they must know how to…

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Grieving The Loss

…Reasoning and Lead Line Leadership DVDs at www.juliegoodnight.com.products.html). To establish dominance and respect from a horse, you need to control his space and control the…

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Jealous Colt

…raising kids. They both do better with rules to obey, lots of structure and consistent discipline. My DVD called Lead Line Leadership will show you…

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Fix A Grass Grabber

…his mouth over and over for years. Make one correction, and be done with it. Establish your leadership role in your herd of two. Invest…

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My Horse Goes Where He Wants To Go

…be diligent and persistent, he’ll cease the arguments and compromise and simply go where you say. What he needs most is your leadership and consistency….

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Horses Living Alone

…with your horse, you must give him fair and strong leadership, give him the comfort, the structure, the praise and the discipline he deserves. Once…

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Resistance to Canter

…out pain then making sure the horse follows her leadership. QUESTION: I have a four-year-old gelding. He has a wonderful jog and walk. When he…

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Seasoned Horses

…out my Lead Line Leadership DVDs if you need help with that. Good luck to you and your daughter! Julie Goodnight, Clinician and Trainer, Horse…

Does Your Horse Like You?

…strong leadership. They love to rest, they love to be praised for a job well done and they love it when you take all the…

How to Make a Perfect Horse

…the woman’s attempts at leadership. He pinned his ears and gestured with his teeth in a threat to bite as she led him; swishing his…

The Making of a Trail Horse, Part 2

…safely meant having total control of the horse from stem to stern and a relationship based on trust and solid leadership. To me, the ideal…

April 2021 Horse Report

…are filling quickly, but there are still some openings for the Fall programs. The Ranch Riding Adventure is September 16-20; the Saddle Up! Women’s Leadership

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New Horse Issues

…more basic things first (see my website for more info on groundwork and my Lead Line Leadership and Roundpen Reasoning DVDs). Give him all the…

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Reconditioning Program

…of my groundwork video series, Lead Line Leadership. There are also some articles in my training library on the subject. The last two weeks of…

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Stand Statue Still

…thoroughly and demonstrated on my video, Lead Line Leadership. You can also find out more about collection and many other riding skills at my Training…

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More About The TV shoot…

…away and the horse totally responded. The only thing lacking in that equation was leadership on Zeke’s part and once he stepped up to the…

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Burn Out In Therapy Horses

…just correct him when he does. This will only work if you have authority over your horse and he respects your leadership; otherwise, when you…

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When To Ask For More From Your Horse

…average horse only tries as hard as your leadership and authority demands and will only rise to your level of expectation. What kind of horse…

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Disengagement

…groundwork and riding videos—especially Lead Line Leadership and GPR Volume 5 Refinement and Collection—explain the specific aids required to cue your horse for disengagement and…

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Showing Affection To Horses

…to do more ground work with your horse to establish a strong bond and learn more about behavior and your leadership of the horse. Check…