Anne Gage ~ Confident Horsemanship
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Is It Okay To Get Off My Horse When I (Or He) Freak Out?

What should you do when you (or your horse) become overwhelmed and so tense that you just can't deal with what's going on? Common advice is to stay on and ride through it. I disagree. Because in some situations

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Is Your Horse Training Old Fashioned?

"Because that's the way it's always been done." Have you ever heard that phrase (or something similar) used as an explanation for horse training?That expression is often used by people who were "born

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How To Help A Stubborn Horse

Having a stubborn horse who plants his feet firmly, refusing to move, or who ignores you, can be annoying and frustrating. And, it can even become dangerous if that horse also has a tendency to suddenly

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How You Can Change Your Horse’s Annoying Habits

​What habits does your horse have that annoy you? Something seemingly small and unimportant, but annoying none the less. Maybe it's something like pulling away to get grass or biting the lead rope while

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Is Your Horse Behaving Badly? There’s A Good Reason

​When your horse is behaving badly, it can be frustrating, scary or out right dangerous - for you, your horse and others around you. It needs to be addressed.  But, it's far too common in the horse

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Horse Behaviour: When Your Good Horse Behaves Badly

Your horse is good ... most of the time. But then there are the times when he suddenly, and without warning, spooks, or explodes into some undesirable behaviour. Read on to learn why your horse behaves

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Your Emotions Affect Your Horse Riding – For Better or For Worse

When you're riding your horse do you ever experience overwhelming emotions like frustration, fear, anger, worry, or insecurity? How you feel affects your behaviour and that affects the results you're getting.

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7 Ways to Stop Overthinking When Horse Riding

Overthinking causes tension and self doubt that negatively affects your performance and your confidence when riding your horse. You're looking for problems that don't exist.  Read on to learn

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Feel Confident Riding Your Horse – One Thing You Have to Change

What You Need To Change to Feel Confident Horse Riding How would it feel if you were the confident horsewoman you dream of being?  What would you need to change to become her? One of the things that

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Horse Riding Coach – Work With The Right One

Work With The Right Horse Riding Coach Working with a horse riding coach is an investment in yourself and your horse. If you’re wondering what it costs to hire a riding coach, read my previous post about

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