BE GROUNDED IN REALITY

So many times I see people training not their REAL HORSE, but the HORSE THEY HAVE IN MIND. Their real horse is not the horse that their mind produced and

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REPETITIONS DON’T MAKE PERFECT

– they make PERMANENT /Warren Buffett, quote from his letters to investors/ After almost 3-week Holiday break I got back to the stable, and only learn how much my horses

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DIFFERENT FRAMES ON LOOSE REINS

I was first introduced to riding accoding to the principles of French Classical riding in Legerete by Mr Fritz Stahlecker of HSH Methode. I simply loved the concept, and I

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LIGHTNESS

Lightness should be an immanent part of riding and being with your horse. Lightness is not a mystical Neverland that you will find yourself in by an accident. Lightness is

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SHORT STEPS 

Here you can see very early beginning of piaffe at liberty trained with positive reinforcement. This is not finished behaviour..this is the behaviour we are still shaping, but I would love

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Don’t WORK but PLAY with your horse

The beauty of playing with, not training!, your horse is that everything comes out so easily. Like you don’t even care, without any pressure. Nothing needs to be “trained”, nothing

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TRUE KNOWLEDGE AND IGNORANCE

The True knowledge can be learnt only in action. Knowledge cleans everything from the ignorance and brings immediately visible change for the better. If we do not have these changes,

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TOOLS & AIDS

So many times I see people riding bridleless or bitless saying they don’t have to maintain a constant contact with the horse’s mouth. At the same time they pull cordeo

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PUT EMOTIONS FIRST

Don’t ever focus on the little things. If you skip the mental phase, and don’t reassure enough your horse about the real criteria of the exercise, you will always have

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IT WORKS…

Almost everyday I write here about the importance of relaxation and giving your horse chance to relax with you. But those are only my thoughts on the subject, and all

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