GavSays Horse Training Blog

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Oct 15, 2021

Horse Training Tips: How to Assess a Horse for Training

Do you know what work your horse needs?... With these horse training tips you'll learn the steps I take to assess a horse for training...

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Oct 08, 2021

What is Stringhalt in Horses? - Training Horses with Medical Problems

Do you know what Stringhalt in horses is. In this lesson we look at it, and talk about whether a horse can still perform well if they suffer from it.

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Oct 01, 2021

How to Teach Your Horse Patience ... On the Ground

Teaching your horse patience is one of the first lessons you should be teaching. Here are 2 examples of a simple method for teaching patience on the ground...

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Aug 26, 2021

Bit Solutions for "Tongue Over Bit" & "Tongue Sensitive" Horses

What do you do when you have a horse that is Tongue Sensitive and/or get's it's Tongue Over the Bit? Here are some solutions...

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Aug 12, 2021

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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Aug 05, 2021

The Goal of Horse Training: What is it?

What is the goal of horse training? Whenever I start a young horse, I have a very clear picture of what I want the horse to be able to do. Let's take a look...

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May 01, 2021

Results of Going Back to No Panic Horse Training

Here's another great example of taking a horse back to "No Panic" horse training and what teaching one thing at a time can achieve in a very short time....

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Apr 27, 2021

Panic-Free Horse Training

Here are some basic things people are overlooking when training horses. Let's take a look at the steps to Panic-Free Horse Training...

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Apr 20, 2021

WHY You Should do Groundwork

Let's chat about the IMPORTANCE of why you should do groundwork. If you want to be a great horseman and horse trainer, then you need to pay attention...

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Apr 15, 2021

Teaching a Horse to Stop Correctly - Bits vs Training

Here's a great lesson on getting a horse to stop correctly. Plus some additional tips on training a calm and responsive horse. Watch to the end...

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Apr 15, 2021

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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Apr 14, 2021

Important Horse Training Psychology - The Right & Wrong Way

This is an IMPORTANT video: The right Horse Training Psychology will make all the difference to your horse schooling. First I show you the wrong way - & then we get into the right...

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Apr 13, 2021

Soft Hands? - Answers to your Questions

This question came in from Jo and simply said "Soft Hands?"... We thought it was a great topic to discuss. Watch to find out the answer...

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Apr 01, 2021

Horse Feed Fundamentals: What Should You be Feeding Your Horse?

What Feed should you be feeding your horse? Here is some great advice from Guy Benson on what you should be considering and how to approach your horse feed...

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Feb 15, 2021

Bitting Q&A: What Bit for a Horse That is Stiff Through the Neck?

The answer to this question about bitting: "What bit for a horse that is stiff through the neck?" ... has nothing to do with Bitting. Find out the solution....

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