GavSays Horse Training Blog

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May 16, 2019

How to Grip a Polo Mallet - Polo Playing Tips

Before you worry about your swing, make sure you know how to grip a polo mallet correctly. You cannot swing correctly with an incorrect grip. Learn how...

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May 08, 2019

The How-To of Long Reining a Horse: Making In-Saddle Training EASY

Long Reining or Long Lining looks so easy until you try it yourself... But it is totally learn-able! And it makes your in-saddle training super EASY...

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May 05, 2019

Fixing Inconsistent & Misdirected Shots - Polo Playing Tips

Do you struggle with inconsistent and misdirected shots? In this lesson I highlight the causes of this and show you how to correct them...

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Apr 11, 2019

Learn How to Backup a Horse: & Why it's so important to teach...

In these 2 video lessons you'll learn how to backup a horse and why it is so important to teach your horse to Back Up. Watch and learn...

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Jan 30, 2019

5 Horse Training Mistakes You're Making & Need to Avoid

Are you making these 5 Horse Training Mistakes? There's a good chance that you are making at least 1, & you definitely want to avoid them. Find out & learn how to fix...

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Jan 21, 2019

How to Lighten Your Horse to Both Legs and Reins

A solution to a question I am asked often... "How do you lighten a horse up to respond to both rein and leg?" Conventional solutions often don't hack it...

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Dec 18, 2018

New Years Resolutions for Your Horse: 5 Brilliant Suggestions

As we go into the Festive Season, it's time to start planning the upcoming year. Here are 5 suggestions towards New Years resolutions for your horse, PLUS things to remember over the festive season...

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Dec 10, 2018

Stick and Balling a Napping Horse - Polo Playing Tips

I keep on seeing Polo Players making the same mistake with stick and balling a napping horse. In this lesson I give some great tips on curing these mistakes...

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Dec 10, 2018

Napping vs Bitting: Your Horse has a Napping Issue, not Bitting

So often people think they have a Bitting Issue, when in fact it's another issue altogether... And so often it is a Napping Issue. Learn more...

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Nov 13, 2018

Horse Riding Arena Building Tips: Where to Place the Gate & Why

Here is the most important tip for when building your Horse Riding Arena. Before you build, make you sure you think about the Psychology of the horse, and where you place the gate.

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Nov 05, 2018

Learn How to Train a Horse to Respect You

Get the best actionable methods and tips for learning how to train a horse to respect you. It all starts with the most important point to remember....

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Oct 21, 2018

Gaining a Traumatized Horse's Trust: Using the Rope Method

Watch as I show you a simple method using a long rope for gaining a traumatized Horse's Trust. It's a simple desensitizing method you should be using to start all your horses...

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Oct 15, 2018

Training a Spooky Horse: The 2 Most Important Things to do

When training a spooky horse there are 2 things that you absolutely need to make sure you are doing to ensure you end up with a "Spook Free" horse...

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Sep 20, 2018

No Panic Training - Gav's Dyslexia & Relating it to Horse Training

I recently had a chat with Gav about where the philosophy of his training methods came from. It's an intriguing story that has an important message towards horse training...

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Sep 09, 2018

The Horse Conformation Handbook: Why it Should be on ur Coffee Table

Find out why the Horse Conformation Handbook is a book you must read & should be on your Coffee Table. It's not actually a handbook... It's a masterpiece...

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