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Goal setting

Setting horsey goals to achieve is fun and motivating, but sometimes outlining something you’re keen to accomplish can bring a ... Read Article

19 ways to stay motivated this winter

When it’s dark, wet and cold, spending time at the yard can feel more of an obligation than a pleasure. Here are H&R’s tips for making winter work for you Read Article

Control your nerves

Human Performance Coach, John Haime, explains how to control your nerves and boost your confidence Read Article

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Is your horse stressed?

Frustrating habits

Clipping fears

Choose the right trainer

Take the stress out of travelling

Why should you keep your horse in a herd?

Read your horse’s mind

When to call a behaviourist

How to deal with losing your horse

Feel confident after time off from riding

How to manage and prevent stable vices

Make your horse’s day

Make your horse easy to handle with Warwick Schiller

Spook busting

Make your horse easy to handle with Warwick Schiller

Space invader

What your body language is telling your horse

Dealing with separation anxiety

Spook busting

Meeting Monty Roberts

Coping with the loss of a horse, do you have any advice that might help me to get over it please?

My horse refuses to walk through puddles or water, what can I do to help her get over this?

Nap happy: Part two

Read your horse’s ears

Mixed signals

Tips for introducing the bit to young horses?

Up we go!

My horse objects to me picking his feet up, help?

My horse is scared of cows, how can I change this?

I think I’m a bad rider, how do I gain more confidence in the saddle?

Nap happy: Part one

I hate water

Take the lead

My horse is aggressive towards me when I try to catch him, what is causing him to be like this?

I tense up when riding as I know my gelding is likely to bolt, what can I do to help this?

My horse has lost its companion recently, should I find her a replacement paddock friend?

My gelding is fighting other horses when I turn him out, why is he like this?

I’m struggling to catch my mare when she’s with my gelding, how can I avoid this problem?

My horse has separation anxiety, what is the best way to handle this?

The basics of equitation science

How do horses learn?

How to listen to your horse

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