EP197: Firmness with Fairness

Episode Summary: In this episode I talk about how we can be firm while being fair, clear while being compassionate, and be non-negotiable while still giving horses the opportunity to have a choice. About the Host:Karen Rohlf, author and creator of Dressage...

EP196: Transitions

In this episode I talk about transitions. I’ll give you some exercise to do with transitions to help your horse’s overall balance, engagement, and nimbleness.About the Host:Karen Rohlf, author and creator of Dressage Naturally, is an internationally recognized...

EP195: Home

In this episode I explore common phrases I hear students use to describe their experience when learning DN. I seek to discover exactly why they say it, and what they were missing before. My hope is that this episode will help you stay more on track in your own...

EP194: Enrichment With Mary Richards

In this episode I am joined by Mary Richards to talk about enrichment which is basically about how to keep our horses in a way that allows them to be the happiest horses they can be. I think you’ll really love this conversation where we’ll learn how even small changes...

EP 193: Best Of HTIH: Complicating Half Halts

This episode re-introduces a popular episode from the archives about the famous (infamous) half halt. The half halt is an important concept in dressage – AND it’s a term I actually rarely use. I get a lot of questions about it, and anyone who has studied...

EP192: Best of HTIH: Noticing

This episode is a re-introduction of a favorite episode of mine that goes more into our own minds rather than just horse training techniques, but I promise, what is in this episode will be a HUGE help to your horsemanship. It talks about what we notice, how our...

EP192: Best of HTIH: Noticing

This episode is a re-introduction of a favorite episode of mine that goes more into our own minds rather than just horse training techniques, but I promise, what is in this episode will be a HUGE help to your horsemanship. It talks about what we notice, how our...

EP191: Dissolving Brace

In this episode I talk about Brace, and more importantly, what we can do about it. As you might guess, the solution is a little about the horse, and about us. It takes 2 to keep a brace going, and it’s our responsibility to dissolve it. About the Host:Karen Rohlf,...

EP190: Best Of HTIH: Assumption Of Obligingness

In this ‘Best Of’ episode I reintroduce an episode where I talk about an important belief that often is the root of conflict between horse and rider. It’s so important I want to revisit it again! About the Host:Karen Rohlf, author and creator of Dressage...

EP189: With Jim Masterson: The Masterson Method

In this episode I am joined by Jim Masterson, founder of The Masterson Method – a breakthrough form of equine bodywork which helps enhance performance, suppleness, mobility, and comfort whilst developing the relationship and bond of trust between the horse and...