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The importance of the solid forward cue

By:  Charles Wilhelm I believe that the forward cue is the most misunderstood and misused of the riding cues. It is often ignored or simply unrecognized by riders as being a vital component of communication with a horse. In the saddle, a forward cue consists of a squeeze with your …

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Thoughts on Relaxation

By Meredith Manor We discuss each skill level on the riding and training trees as though we master each separately, one after another, in a linear progression. The reality is that these skills are interrelated. You cannot FULLY master an individual skill without relying to some degree on the others. …

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Looking for a horse? How about a mustang?

By: Charles Wilhelm Spending time on the road, I have been asked many times, “What is your favorite breed?” My favorite breed is any breed that is good minded and has good feet. I have had many breeds here at the ranch, including mustangs from the Bureau of Land Management. …

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