Natural horsemanship trainer George Schaefer demonstrates how to get your horse to back up safely and gently.
Here’s another horsemanship tip on how to earn your horse’s respect with a simple technique called the circle of safety.
The key to earning respect is moving your horse’s feet around you and not letting your horse move you around. By keeping your horse outside of your circle of safety, it won’t be able to push you around.
Check out this short video that demonstrates how the Circle of Safety works.
Here’s another horsemanship tip that most people tend to overlook… how to SAFELY remove the saddle.
Most people just unbuckle and give it a yank. This can annoy and possible endanger the horse. There is a better way that ensures your safety while making the experience more pleasant for your horse.
I demonstrate the proper technique in this short video.
Here’s your weekly horsemanship tip on how to regain control of your horse when he gets spooked and wants to bolt. It’s called disengaging the hind quarters. It’s like pressing the clutch on a car, causing the horse to momentarily pause.
Take a look at this short video to see just how to do it.