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Stacy Westfall teaches people how to understand, enjoy and successfully train their own horses. In her podcast, she shares all of her knowledge in her area of expertise: horses. She offers insights into issues that riders face in their own minds as well as the way they are viewing the challenges and goals they have with horses. She shares tips on becoming a better rider as well as a better leader for your horse. Discover how you can understand things from your horses point of view so that yo ...
 
Warwick Schiller moved from his home country of Australia in his 20s to the U.S. so he could pursue his dream of training horses. Warwick's accomplishments in the show arena include representing Australia at the 2010 & 2018 World Equestrian Games. The ability to show at the highest level coupled with his ability to develop a strong connection with his horses and ability to break down training information into a relatable, easy to follow process led to the development of his Online Video Libr ...
 
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On trail rides there are many situations for scary footing; boggy areas, water crossing, big ditches, hills and more. In those moments do you have a plan that covers the things your horse might do? Are the cues you use interfering or helping the horses balance? This podcast discusses the rider fears, the reason that horses panic in these footings a…
 
Today I’m answering two questions. The first is about an injured horse that is hand walking…his owner would like suggestions about maintaining other routines through groundwork. The other question is about trick training…clicker training, loading the clicker, using the clicker when riding…and what is a trick anyway?…
 
Stacy Westfall has most famously shown incredible freestyle reining patterns, often bareback and bridleless. However, her training philosophy and mindset has propelled her all the way to the Cowgirl Hall of Fame, Road To The Horse, and even The Ellen DeGeneres Show. In this episode, Stacy and Warwick talk about how their humble horse training roots…
 
Chloe Phillips-Harris is an inspirational leader, intrepid adventurer, and equestrian athlete from Northland, New Zealand. She works full-time breaking in and training horses, as well as leading expeditions to far-flung frontiers. Chloe has trained wild stallions in New Zealand, helped set up animal welfare organizations to aid working animals in E…
 
Hendre Coetzee is a Transformation Specialist, his work as a speaker and executive coach mainly focuses on the subjects of the Future of Work, How Technology can enable Humanity, Transformation and Change, Unlocking Potential, and Resilience. He has over 20 years of experience within the corporate domain, realms of social justice, non-profit, and r…
 
Today I’m answering two questions about older horses. One about restarting and one about a horse that doesn’t want to listen when he can’t see the herd. What is the difference between training a young horse vs retraining an older horse? Are there different risks starting an older horse under saddle? When working with herd bound horses…why does it s…
 
Jim Masterson developed the Masterson Method of Equine Body Work, which primarily focuses on a horse's subtle changes in behavior during physical therapy work. In addition to physical touch, Jim also focuses on gaining a horse's trust in order to help release tension within the horse. In this episode, Jim shares his eclectic upbringing and the expe…
 
Many riders struggle to find more subtle cue systems and feel like they are constantly in the horses mouth...overusing the rein cues. Learning how to ride with an independent seat can be a challenge. In this episode, I answer a listener question and explain how I approach this issue. I also explain where and how this ‘wobble’ appears naturally duri…
 
As a widely sought out and respected leader across the globe, Josh Nichol’s training style combines a deep understanding of the needs of horses, movement dynamics, human behaviour and more. Driven by a passion for connecting with, and understanding the needs of horses, Josh has created a transformative approach to horsemanship: Relational Horsemans…
 
A listener asks a question about feeling overwhelmed. She is studying and learning about good horsemanship, developing true partnership and relationship. She is aware there are a LOT of things happening. First I give an overview, then I give FIVE actionable steps for addressing this and then I close with a real life example that includes a miniatur…
 
Joshua Wenner is an entrepreneur, veteran, filmmaker, and emotional resilience expert who runs a men's Emotional Resilience Retreat, where he helped Warwick and a group of men break free from their traumatic experiences in order to live a life of freedom, grace, and acceptance. In this episode, Warwick and Joshua discuss the events that transpired …
 
Today’s podcast is on the subject of thoughts that rob joy from our horse adventures. This can apply to anything you decide to do with your horse. Trail riding. Taking a riding lesson. Even going out by yourself to work your own horse. The question is specifically about showing but I assure you the mental side of this conversation is happening in e…
 
Sarah Schlote is a Registered Psychotherapist, Canadian Certified Counsellor and Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner with a trauma-focused master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Victoria. Sarah focuses on treating horse-human trauma in order to unlock both horse and human potentials. In this podcast, Sarah and Warwick discu…
 
The first six minutes of this episode could change how you think about horses forever. Where would you start with a horse that is a bully when leading to and from the pasture, pins ears when feeding, pulls back with the farrier and sometimes when trailer loading too? On a positive note she does collect well in the ring at the walk, trot and canter …
 
Mark Rashid is an internationally known author and horseman known for his ability to understand the horse’s point of view and solve difficult problems with communication rather than force. When Mark decided to study the martial art of aikido as a way to improve his horsemanship, he brought the same quiet determination to it that he exhibits in his …
 
Is it the object or the energy level that triggers your horse? What does your horse do…when …other horses are running…deer jumping…new object appear…loud sounds happen… It is easy to think about the ‘things’ involved but I like to think about the ‘energy’ they create. In this episode I answer two listener questions on this subject and discuss chang…
 
Rupert Isaacson is a British-South African film producer, writer, and Autism awareness advocate who has dedicated his life to helping his son, Rowan, by working with horses. In addition to founding The Horse Boy Foundation, which helps connect autistic children with equine-assisted therapists who practice the Horse Boy method of healing and transfo…
 
House rules. Pasture rules. Grandma’s rules… Do you really mean that? Are you bluffing? Can I chase your kids? Can I have your spot in the pecking order? When you walk by a stall does a the stalled horse threaten? When you walk by a tied horse…does that horse threaten? When you are leading or riding…does the horse you’re riding or leading threaten?…
 
All good horse training follows a set of 12 foundational rules. In this episode, Warwick discusses The Principles Of Training and how they relate to daily work with horses and how they cover anything you might ever teach a horse. Warwick has over 650 Online Training Videos that are designed to create a relaxed, connected, and skilled equine partner…
 
Q&A: How much say do you let your horses have your two way conversation? What types of things do you allow the horse to say? I love the idea of listening…but I'm getting a lot of backtalk... maybe I’m being too easy on her? ⭐ How do you build emotional control with a horse who gets frustrated and defensive to your corrections?…
 
Robyn discusses her most recent experience with Jane Pike, who helped her deal with an anxiety attack by using different mental and physical techniques to calm herself down by working directly with her nervous system. These techniques can be used for a variety of anxiety related issues, not just anxiety attacks. As a qualified and successful equest…
 
This episode contains general thoughts around selling horses and I answer a listener asks a question about a horse who is aging: how to find him the best next place and be sure that he will be well taken care of. I discuss reasons for selling, including, Safety- Training mismatch between horse and rider Enjoyment- energy level mismatch financial mi…
 
Sukie Baxter is a high-performance coach who teaches mind-body practices and nervous system level healing to optimize health and performance in all areas of life. She has traveled the world to study with master's in mindful movement, integrative bodywork, trauma healing, strength and conditioning, shamanism, and energy medicine. Blending elements f…
 
A confident, dominant mare who doesn’t really want to connect, a two year old that pins her ears at certain movements, and a horse that wrings its tail when ridden. I’m answering these listener questions and tying them all together with the themes of using curiosity when training, receiving feedback from your horse and how the stages of the relatio…
 
After a series of serendipitous events, Warwick was introduced to Dr. Susan Fay through her book "Sacred Spaces: Communion With The Horse Through Science and Spirit. A Professional Musician, Environmental Scientist, Rancher, Horse Trainer, Hypnotherapist & Psychological Health Researcher, Dr. Susan Fay has bred and trained Morgan horses, accumulati…
 
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