GavSays Horse Training Blog
Find all the latest additions and updates to GavSays' Horse Training Blog below...
Jun 09, 2022
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...
Jan 15, 2022
Polished Roll Backs: Clearing Front Leg & Propelling Hind Leg
Do you want your horses to do polished, smooth and quick roll backs? Then it is imperative to first teach them this...
Nov 07, 2021
Advanced Horse Training: Starting the Rollback
The best way of starting to teach the rollback is by first getting the horse soft when lateral. Let's get your horses spinning & rolling back..
Oct 29, 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....
Oct 23, 2021
Rollback and Spin: Horse Training Tips & Lessons
We've chatted Stringhalt, Tips on Assessment, and NOW let's teach the Rollback and Spin...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.