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Resources for certified horsemanship association
Resources for certified horsemanship association
Resources for certified horsemanship association

Simple & Flying Lead Changes Clinic

Julie presented her pre-recorded video clinic with live narration of the clinic and riders at the 2020 Annual Certified Horsemanship Association International Virtual Conference. Watch to see Julie’s tips and valuable knowledge on how to
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September 2020 Horse Report

Summer came to a screeching halt around our ranch, just two days after record heat on Labor Day, when we were hammered with well over a foot of snow and temps in the low 20s
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September 2020 Letter from Julie

Dear Friends, This fall brings a transition like no other. Normally, I take a break from business travel in the summer and ease back into full swing, traveling to horse expos, clinics and conferences in
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August 2020 Letter from Julie

Dear friends,   I’m not sure whether I’m sad to see summer wane or glad to see this year halfway behind us. The not-knowing-what’s-next is hard for everyone, myself included. I miss helping horses with
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Mounting and Dismounting

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Helmet Fit

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Saddling English

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Saddling Western

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Bridling & Un-bridling Western

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Emergency Dismount

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Bridling & Un-bridling English

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Emergency Stop

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Danger Zones

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Clipping

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Julie doing lead line work with a horse at her Florida clinic

The Magic and Mystique of Horsemanship Clinics

For some, attending a horsemanship clinic with a particular clinician, is a bucket-list item that they work toward for years. For others, attending horsemanship clinics with teachers who are leaders in the field is a
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Trust Your Intuition to Avoid Injury

“Try That One More Time.” When it comes to horses, these words are often looked back on with regret. They’re often the words muttered right before something goes terribly wrong. Words matter. Sometimes we need
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Stop In An Emergency

    The Trail Rider ~ May/June 2016 Riding Right   Stop in an Emergency The one-rein stop is often taught as the go-to aid for slowing and stopping a rowdy horse. But on a
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Horses In The Morning: Exercises for Lengthening and Collecting with Julie Goodnight and JoAnne Young

In this Certified Horsemanship Association episode we’re covering exercises for lengthening and collecting with guests Julie Goodnight and JoAnne Young. Listen in. Check out more episodes of Horses in the Morning here: http://www.horsesinthemorning.com/
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De-Spooking Shadow/ Update on Episode 909

The Key to De-Spooking Shadow     Desensitizing had failed. Could a new approach help this gelding—on camera, no less? By Annette Nole Hall Our beautiful, kid-broke Tennessee Walking Horse is a spook. His name is Shadow and
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Sharing Your Passion For Horses With Kids

There is much about life to learn from horses and the lessons learned are too important not to share with as many youngsters as we can—be it your children, grandchildren or the neighborhood kids. If
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Trail Tips: When To Water, Lead Across Obstacles, Don’t Allow Your Horse To Eat With A Bit

Trail Tips: When to water, lead across obstacles, don’t allow your horse to eat with a bit Take Water Breaks Horses should have access to clean water at least twice a day. Normally, a horse
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Your Horse’s Quiet Place; Teaching the head down cue

Getting your horse to drop his head gives him a serene, quiet place to be. It’s a great horse-training technique. From AQHA Professional Horsewoman and Certified Horsemanship Association instructor Julie Goodnight. Your horse’s head is
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Horses In The Morning: Julie Goodnight Talks About Riding Instruction

Listen online now>>   In this Certified Horsemanship Association episode we chat about exercises for more advanced riders with Anne Brzesicki of MTSU, Julie Goodnight has some advice on schooling your school horses to keep them
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What is CHA?; Why to Become Certified; Safety Tips; Behind the Scenes of Horse Master; When to Sell a Horse (Rick Lamb with Julie Goodnight)

Certified Horsemanship Association–reasons to become certified and what the association does to teach the theory behind the skill; Improving Horsemanship; Safety Tips; Why to Ride with Your Heels Down; Behind the Scenes on Horse Master
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Radio Interview: Julie Goodnight on the Rick Lamb Show/ CHA Instructor Certification

Rick Lamb gets the lowdown on the Certified Horsemanship Association from Julie Goodnight. MP3 Radio Show thehorseshow.com  
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Julie Goodnight on Horse Talk Radio Network/ Variety of Topics

Horse Tip Daily #931 by Equestrian Collections – Cantering Tips from Julie Goodnight Today’s tip is from HORSES IN THE MORNING. Christy Landwher and Julie Goodnight from the Certified Horsemanship Association join the HITM crew
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Bridling Basics With Julie Goodnight

Learn the right way to bridle your horse with these tips from the Certified Horsemanship Association; Julie Goodnight demonstrates. http://www.equisearch.com/article/bridling-basics-with-julie-goodnight  
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Stop With Your Seat

Use your voice and seat as stopping cues to help your horse understand that you want to slow down. This will give him the chance to stop willingly, so you won’t have to apply rein
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Your Horse’s Vital Signs

Learn how to check your horse’s pulse, respiration, and temperature with this information from the Certified Horsemanship Association. One place to take your horse’s pulse is behind his elbow. Place a stethoscope on your horse’s
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The Draw Of Horses After An Accident

Horses have their own gravity. If you’ve loved them in the past and been pushed away because of an injury or accident, it’s possible you’ll be drawn right back to their beautiful, sleek, powerful sides.
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Emergency Dismount?

I had an interesting question recently from one of my Facebook friends: “If you want to stay on, at what moment does the rider decide to execute an “emergency dismount?” This is a good question
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Buying A Horse

In “Shop ‘Til You Drop,” the Horse Master episode taped at my ranch in Colorado, I helped my friend Sddita Fradette begin the horse shopping process. She’s a skilled rider and NARHA riding instructor but
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Horse Afraid of Mounting Block

What To Do With a Horse Afraid of His Rider Question: Hello Julie, I have a 4 year old registered paint gelding, Zippo Pine Bar bred, tall and gorgeous that I have had for just
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Quick Tip: How-To Mount A Horse, By The Certified Horsemanship Association

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Overcoming Fear: When To Buy A horse And What To Look For

Question: Hi Julie, I have been reading your articles and I have gained a lot of insight into horses and horseback riding. Thanks so much for such wealth of knowledge. My husband and I have
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Gravity: The Draw Of Horses After An Accident

Horses have their own gravity. If you’ve loved them in the past and been pushed away because of an injury or accident, it’s possible you’ll be drawn right back to their beautiful, sleek, powerful sides.
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Keeping Your Horse Healthy Through The Stages Of Life Part 3: The Senior Citizens

In our small town in Central Colorado, the schools are small and organized—with different wings for different ages of students. The elementary, middle and high schools are all separate but nearby. In the past two
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Keeping Your Horse Healthy Through The Stages Of Life Part 2: The Prime Time Horses

Note: In this three-part series, nationally respected horse trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight talks about the three “wings” in her barn (the elementary, middle and high school wings) and discusses what’s important to the age groups and
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The World Equestrian Games

You know you’ve been gone from home too long when your own dogs growl at you and you can’t even find the silverware drawer in your own kitchen. That’s what my homecoming was like after
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