GavSays Horse Training Blog

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Jul 06, 2018

What Bit to Use for a Horse that Fly Leaps? Answers to your Questions

This is another really interesting question that came in & once again it has a multi-faceted answer. Gav immediately asks it is actually a bitting issue, and then provides a really interesting discussion on what the cause may actually be...

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Jun 29, 2018

How to Tie Knots for Rope Head Collars - For Safe Release

Here is a great tip from (now) 7 goal Polo professional Chris Mackenzie on how to tie knots for rope head collars so that you can undo them should the horse get it to problems and become stuck...

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Jun 26, 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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Jun 15, 2018

Learn the Correct Tying of Lead Ropes when Exercising Multiple Horses

Do you exercise multiple horses at once? Then you need to make sure the tying of lead ropes is done correctly. Watch the video to find out how...

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Jun 14, 2018

How Horse Bits Work - Gags, Snaffles & Their Actions

Choosing the right bit for your horse is often a challenge. So equip yourself through this video with an understanding of how horse bits work to make choosing the right bit easier...

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Jun 13, 2018

How to Tie Knots for Lead Ropes when Exercising Multiple Horses

Are you exercising multiple horses at once? Following up on the previous lesson here's a clarification of how to safely tie knots for lead ropes so that your horses will separate if they break free...

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Jun 01, 2018

Daily Leg Checks You Must Do - Horse Care Tips

Here's another great tip from friend and professional Buster Mackenzie on a daily leg checks that you should be doing on your horse. Don't miss this one...

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Jun 01, 2018

Horse Buying Tip: Check for Weak Tendons...

Here's a great horse buying tip from Buster MacKenzie on why and how to check for weak tendons. And let us know what alignment your horse's tendons are set at against the cannon bone...

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May 31, 2018

Polo Bits & Bitting: How to Bit Your Polo Pony

Want to learn how to Bit your Polo Pony correctly? Well the information and principles taught here will teach you just that, but are also relevant to any horse...

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May 29, 2018

Equine Wolf Teeth & Bitting

Equine Wolf Teeth are a problem area that often causes horses to react as if the bit was the problem, it's something you need to check before bitting. Take a look...

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May 25, 2018

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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Sep 06, 2017

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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Aug 31, 2017

How to Teach Your Horse to Rate? Answers to your Questions...

How do you teach your horse to rate? This question was asked on GavSays by Lauren - so we've answered it for everyone. Find out the answer...

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Aug 17, 2017

Bitting Series Questions

What are your top two questions when in comes to bitting? Let us know...

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Aug 04, 2017

Answers to your Bitting & Horse Training Questions

As a thanks to our awesome community for your feedback and questions... Here are some answers to some of your biggest Bitting & Horse Training questions...

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