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Author name: Tim Anderson

Tim has trained and coached multiple world-class and top 10 horses and riders. He holds several riding instructor certifications and has over 20 years of experience training police horses. Throughout his 30+ year career, Tim has successfully started more than 1,500 horses under saddle. He employs modern training techniques to work with horses at various stages of training. Whether you need assistance with starting a horse, providing basic training, addressing behavioral issues, or refining advanced skills for performance events, Tim is equipped to assist. However, please note that training slots are limited, and there is often a waiting list. To secure your training spot, it is advisable to reserve in advance. Additionally, Tim is available to conduct clinics at your location.

Our Biggest Obstacle to Better Horsemanship is Ourselves

Our journey to improve our horsemanship often stalls, riders get frustrated and our horses pay the price. To correct this, this realization is crucial: the biggest barrier to better horsemanship is often ourselves. As riders, we might spend countless hours in lessons, absorbing methods and techniques, perfecting how we ask for movements and responses. Yet, […]

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Preparing Your Horse for Their First Ride: A Comprehensive Guide

Preparing a horse for its first ride is a crucial phase that requires patience, understanding, and a systematic approach. This journey is not just about training but also about building a bond of trust and confidence between you and your horse. Each step must be approached methodically, ensuring that the horse is mentally and physically

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Mastering Form and Function In Bowie’s Training

Form and function were going to be major hurdles in training Bowie. From the outset, it was clear that Bowie’s training would be as much about building physical strength and comfort as about refining his dressage capabilities. Early Encounters and Initial Adjustments My first encounter with Bowie highlighted several challenges, primarily concerning his physical conformation.

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Hand and Leg Cues in Riding: Timing and Level of Pressure

When you’re riding or training a horse, communicating effectively through your hand and leg cues is essential. This guide will explore the importance of timing these cues correctly and varying the level of pressure to enhance your horse’s performance. Understanding Horse Riding Cues Cues are basically signals you give to your horse to tell it

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Rein and Leg And How They Effect Horse Movement

In the world of horse training, the subtleties of communication between rider and horse are both an art and a science. This dialogue on horse movement is conducted through the language of reins and legs, where each gesture and movement carries a specific meaning, shaping the horse’s behavior and movement. Today, I’d like to share

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Understanding and Overcoming Biases in Horse Care and Training

Understanding and overcoming biases are something we as humans are faced with every day. As horsemen, our journey with horses is filled with learning, growth, and the occasional challenge that tests our understanding and commitment to these magnificent creatures. Our relationship with horses is not just about the joy and companionship they provide but also

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