Heart Soul Reflections — working with horses

Lunging versus Groundwork

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Lunging versus Groundwork

Groundwork versus lunging or just getting on and ride I have found that there is a lot of confusion and misconception in regards to doing groundwork with our horses.  Many people believe that doing groundwork and lunging are the same thing and they are not.  Groundwork consists of a variety of things we do on the ground to get our horses engaging with us. When we ask our horses to do something, it requires them to engage their mind in order to get the body to do what is being asked.  It gives us the opportunity to see where are...

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Do I use the PNH Horsenality Chart?

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Do I use the PNH Horsenality Chart?

I try not to label horses with the horsenality chart, because when we humans put labels to our horses we tend to put them in a box.

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Heart Soul Confidence-Based Horsemanship's Pathway to True Unity

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Heart Soul Confidence-Based Horsemanship's Pathway to True Unity

Heart Soul Confidence-Based Horsemanship’s Pathway to True Unity program focuses on our relationship and partnership with horses. The relationship is built on trust, communication, vulnerability, and commitment.  With this approach, we create a solid foundation only found by having a heart and soul connection with the spirit of the horse, the core essence of these sentient beings.

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Groundwork, the Foundation to Success

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Groundwork, the Foundation to Success

Groundwork is where it all begins. It is the first thing we do with a young horse and it shouldn’t stop just because the horse can carry a rider.

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