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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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Kind Hands

Why having quiet hands is important for you and your horse.  
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“Bit” Of A Problem

What to do when your horse fights taking the bit. Question: Our horse, a 12-year-old Quarter Horse, has started a bad habit. Recently, we had our vet float his teeth, and since then, he fights
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Riding In Perfect Position

Your position in the saddle affects your horse’s ability to move freely. It also affects your safety, and how you’ll feel during and after your ride.  
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Stop The Jig With Julie Goodnight

Is your horse “jiggy” and tense on the trail? Does he trot anxiously in place, refusing to move forward slowly and calmly? If so, you’re likely tense and worried that he’ll take off if you
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Riding Skills: How Do I Get A Secure Seat To Ride Out Spooks?

Question Category: Riding Skills Question: Dear Julie, Last night I watched your TV show on introducing the horse to the surf. It was very informative but the thing that impressed me the most was how
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Issues From The Saddle: Slowing Down A Fast Horse

Question: Hello, Just wondering if you could give me some advice. My horse, a six year old mustang had been trained for about ten months. He stops, turns fine, but I cannot get him to
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Horse Master with Julie Goodnight

Episode 615 – A Little R&R

A Little R & R: Julie Goodnight teaches a rider relaxation exercises to help soften her shoulders and supple her horse for three-day-event work
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