What Are The 6 Keys To Building A Life Long Partnership With Your Horse?

Most people who have horses would like to develop a quality relationship with their horse, but only achieve mediocrity, often accepting this as a good result. Why, because they put there efforts into becoming experts at riding or showmanship when they really need to be focusing on becoming horseman. First you need to develop a base a starting point you can build on, a base involving both the horse and you, developing a life long partnership.

If you're someone who is serious about developing your horsemanship skills, horse training skills or just want a great relationship with your horse I would encourage you to (subscribe to The Roundup) examine and then put into practice ALL 6 keys below. It's essential that you not leave any of the six out if you're to realize the end result, a lifetime partnership with your horse that is safe, enjoyable and rewarding.

1. Understanding

You need to understand your horse. To do that you have to understand how horses think.

2. Mind-set

Your attitude= How you communicate. Being assertive vs. aggressive and being evenhanded. Your mind-set (attitude) affects the mind-set (attitude) of your horse.

3. Approach

Helping your horse to understand what it is you want him to do.

4. Patients

Be patient/tolerant; take the time do it right and you won't have to go back and do it again and again.

5. Creativeness

Creating challenges for you and your horse. Learning what the two of you can accomplish together. Why settle for mediocrity?

6. Equipment

Having the proper horse equipment, understanding what it's for and how it's used is essential.

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DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this article is of my personal opinions and beliefs and should not be taken as anything more.

Copyright © Mike Gorzalka

About The Author:

Mike Gorzalka has spent the better part of his life around horses. His dad, Mike Sr., taught him the importance of understanding the horse and how to use a firm, but kinder and gentler approach to helping horses understand what it is we humans are trying to communicate.

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