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Dear Sam: Horse Help Horsemanship Series
Pushy and Charging Horses
Discussing Aggressive, Charging, "Pushy" Equine Behavior, what creates it, and where the human interaction begins to create safe boundaries.
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Horses & Pressure: Part 1 Spatial Pressure
Discussing many of the commonly overlooked and unintentional human communication that creates avoidant, defensive, and unwanted equine behaviors.
Saturday August 12th 9am pst
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Positive Alternatives vs. Critical Commentary
Most riders focus on what they don't want their horse to do and attempt to "block," drive, or reprimand the horse in what they consider is the moment of unwanted behavior (more often they are responding to symptoms vs root causes.)
If they are reacting to only the big and obvious physical movements of the horse, they are missing all the initial Opportunities to check-in with the horse's mental availability and directability which influences his behaviors.
Mental Distractions & Anticipations
Many people get triggered by distractions and mentally go far away from where they are with their horse as they get lost in their "stories" of what ifs, history of previous experiences, or anticipation of what might potentially happen.