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Does your horse yield to or evade the pressure?

Does your horse yield to or evade the pressure?

There is a big difference between yielding for pressure and evading pressure (physical/driving pressure). Even if it does seem the same at first. When you ask your horse to yield for physical pressure, let’s say on the hind quarters, and  the horse moves already, before you even made physical contact, then the horse is not yielding, but evading the pressure. You then only ask 1 step and you get 10 at once. Read more

How can I build a better bond with my horse?

How can I build a better bond with my horse?

As writer and answering to reader’s questions for Belgian horse magazine CAP for years,  at one point I received the following question: “How can I build a better bond between me and my horse, so that horse riding is more fun and successful for the both of us? R.B.”

Because of the frequently similar questions I get in my mailbox, I have decided to discuss this in greater depth. Read more

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