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Horse Training Tips and Solving Common Horse Problems - Q&A

 

 

 

Horse Problems Q & A - Common Horse Problems
Horse Training Tips & Solutions

Check out below Sylvia Scott's natural horsemanship horse training tips. These horse training tips and horse problem solutions are derived from emailed questions to Sylvia from clients and readers who are following Sylvia Scott's Whispering Way™ natural horsemanship horse training program worldwide. If you have a question you don't see answered here: Email Sylvia.

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Abused (formerly) Mule - Mule is fearful/buddy sour from past trainer abuse:  Click here for more

 

Abused or Wilder Horses - Training tips for wilder or more abused horses:  Click here for more

 

Accident with Vehicle - Horse was struck by vehicle & now scared of all vehicles: Click here for more

 

Adjustment - Horse is having a hard time adjusting to new home:  Click here for more

 

Afraid of Horse - How to get rid of fears of new horse:  Click here for more

 

Afraid of Other People - Horse needs help getting used to other people:  Click here for more

 

Age of Horse to Ride - Is 17-months-old horse safe to ride with small person?:  Click here for more

 

Age Question - Is a spooky horse too old to train the spooks out?:  Click here for more

 

Age to Start Horses In Saddle - What is too young?:  Click here for more

 

Aggression - Horse takes over when working with another horse in pasture: Click here for more

 

Aggressive at Feeding Time - Horse attacks/is aggressive when fed: Click here for more

 

Aggressive at Feeding Time - New horse overly aggressive at feeding time: Click here for
more

 

Aggressive at Feeding Time - But only after horse starts eating: Click here for more

 

Aggressive at Feeding Time - Horse aggressive to horses when hay is put out: Click here for more

 

Aggressive at Feeding Time - Horse aggressively dominates all feed buckets: Click here for more

 

Aggressive/Biting/Bratty Stud Colt - Yearling stud colt out of control biting: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse - Horse acts aggressive to other horses when riding out: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse - Horse attacks anyone who comes into pasture: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse - Horse attacks other horses when being ridden: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse - Horse backs up & kicks aggressively in round pen exercise: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse - Horse charges humans in pasture: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse - Horse gets aggressive when in pipe stall & in cross ties: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse - Why training isn't sticking long with bratty, aggressive horse: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse - Aggression towards children & reaction-to-touch aggression: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Horse When Touched - Horse gets aggressive when touched: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Mare - Mare gets aggressive toward others when owner is present: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Mare Toward Herd Foal - What to do about foal being attacked?: Click here for more

 

Aggressive New Gelding (Dangerous!) Hurting Everyone - What to do?: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Stallion - Gelded former circus horse aggressive toward stallions: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Stallion - Stallion is aggressive on ground: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Stallion - Unsocialized stallion very aggressive toward all horses: Click here for more

 

Aggressive Three-Month-Old Colt - How did he get this way & how to fix?: Click here for more

 

Allergic to Horses - Is there a hypo-allergenic horse breed?: Click here for more

 

Arena Sour/Ring Sour Horse - Horse does not want to ride in the arena: Click here for more

 

Back-Up/Backwards Problem - Horse backs up when asked for forward: Click here for more

 

Back-Up Lesson - Horse turns away and tries to leave when rope jiggles: Click here for more

 

Back-Up Problem on Ground - How to teach horse back-up cue on ground: Click here for more

 

Back-Up Problem on Ground - Horse ignores rope back up cue/won't back up: Click here for more

 

Back Up/Pull-Back Problem - Horse pulls back AND won't respect space: Click here for more

 

Backing Up in Saddle - How to teach the backup in saddle: Click here for more

 

Balking - Horse balks/refuses to go after being mounted: Click here for more

 

Balking Horse will balk and shy to the side when asked to trot or canter: Click here for more

 

Balking - Horse won't go forward on trail in unfamiliar areas: Click here for more

 

Balking/Barn Sour/Herd Bound - Horse balks when he sees other horse balk: Click here for more

 

Balking/Leading Problem - Horse balks when being ground led: Click here for more

 

Balking/Turning Around Problem - Horse turns around on narrow trail: Click here for more

 

Bareback Mounting - Getting on a horse when bareback: Click here for more

 

Bareback Riding - Is riding bareback all the time okay to do?: Click here for more

 

Barefoot Transition - How can you tell if a shod horse can transition to barefoot? Click here for more

 

Barefoot Trimming a Horse or Shoeing - To Shoe or not to shoe a horse? Click here for more

 

Barn Sour - Abused horse lacks confidence when away from home base: Click here for more

 

Barn Sour - Mule returns to barn when trying to ride him out: Click here for more

 

Beat Up Horse- Horse constantly getting beat up by other horses: Click here for more

 

Bee/Hornet/Wasp Attacks - Attacked by wasps/bees/hornets when riding: Click here for more

 

Beet Pulp - Is beet pulp recommended for underweight nursing mare?: Click here for more

 

Beginner Owner - Can green beginner owner train a green untrained horse?: Click here for more

 

Beside Horse - Horse pivots & won't let person get beside them: Click here for more

 

Bit for Gaited Horses - Do gaited horses require harsher bits?: Click here for more

 

Bit Problem - Having trouble controlling horse, what bit to use?: Click here for more

 

Bit Problem - Horse used to take the bit fine but suddenly does not: Click here for more

 

Bit Problem - Horse won't accept the bit in mouth: Click here for more

 

Bit Problem - What to do about horse who puts tongue over the bit?: Click here for more

 

Bit & Mounting Problems - Horse moves when mounting, & won't take the bit: Click here for more

 

Bit For Shows - What show bit to use when snaffles are not allowed?: Click here for more

 

Biting - How to discipline biting 2-year-old colt: Click here for more

 

Biting/Aggressive/Bratty Stud Colt - Yearling stud colt out of control biting : Click here for more

 

Biting/Attacking/Aggressive Horse - Horse is biting/attacking humans: Click here for more

 

Biting Foal - 3-week-old-foal chewing & licking on everything, including humans!: Click here for more

 

Biting Problem - Allowing horse to lick owner has lead to biting owner: Click here for more

 

Biting Problem - Hand feeding has caused biting problem: Click here for more

 

Biting Problem - Horse bites when someone attempts to mount: Click here for more

 

Biting Problem - Horse gets nippy during one rein stop: Click here for more

 

Biting Problem - How to deal with playful, nipping, mouthy behavior: Click here for more

 

Biting Trees - Horse is biting bark off of trees: Click here for more

 

Bitless Bridle - What bitless bridle do you recommend?: Click here for more

 

Blanket/Rug Fears - Horse is afraid of horse blanket/rug: Click here for more

 

Blanketing Horses, Hard Keepers & More - Does my horse need blanket?: Click here for more

 

Blanketing Shivering Horse? - Do I need to blanket my shivering/cold horse?: Click here for more

 

Blind Horse - Introducing new horse to a blind horse: Click here for more

 

Bolting Horse - Trail horse bolts, rushes for home: Click here for more

 

Bolting Problem - Horse bolts when being lead & is afraid of dangling rope: Click here for more

 

Bombproofing - Additional ideas for bombproofing the super spooky horse: Click here for more

 

Bonding "Tricks of the Trade" -  To relax horse, build trust & deepen bond Click here for more

 

Bonding With Hard to Catch Horse - No confined area to work horse: Click here for more

 

Bored Horse - Horse gets bored in arenas and won't cooperate: Click here for more

 

Breeding Colt - Can my yearling colt get his mother pregnant?: Click here for more

 

Breeding Mare Question - How soon can a mare conceive after giving birth?: Click here for more

 

Breeding Mares - What age to breed a filly/mare?: Click here for more

 

Bridle/Bit Problem - Horse goes nuts when bridle/bit is removed: Click here for more

 

Bridle & Ear Shy Horse - And discussion of rampant use of nose chains: Click here for more

 

Bridle & Ear Shy Horse #2 - More discussion about ear/bridle shyness: Click here for more

 

Bridleless Riding - Teaching a horse to ride bridleless: Click here for more

 

Bridling on Right Side - Horse can't be bridled on right side: Click here for more

 

Brushing/Grooming - Horse doesn't like to be brushed: Click here for more

 

Bucked Off Horse - Owner has lost confidence now, Plus: unsocialized horse: Click here for more

 

Bucking Horse - Horse bucks at the canter: Click here for more

 

Bucking Horse #2 - Horse bucks at the canter #2: Click here for more

 

Bucking Horse on Trails - Horse is bucking on trail rides: Click here for more

 

Bucking/Mounting/Cinching - Horse acts up at shows/classes, didn't used to: Click here for more

 

Bucking Problem - Horse bucks rider off during mounting: Click here for more

 

Bucking Problem - Horse is bucking because "ligament is out": Click here for more

 

Buddy Horse Has To Be Put Down - What to do about other buddy?: Click here for more

 

Buddy Sour - New horse has become extremely buddy sour: Click here for more

 

Buddy Sour/Herd Bound - Horse can't be away from herd/other horses: Click here for more

 

Buddy Sour/Herd Bound - Horse freaks out when buddy horse is taken away: Click here for more

 

Buddy Sour Horse - Afraid to go out alone to ride: Click here for more

 

Bullying/Fighting Horse - One horse mercilessly bullies another: Click here for more

 

Bullying Horse - Horse bullies another when owner comes to fetch other horse: Click here for more

 

Buying First Horse - What advice can you give for buying a first horse?: Click here for more

 

Calm Down Cue - How to build a slow down cue & a drop head/relax cue: Click here for more

 

Calming Horse with Herbal Supplements -  Calming a stalled, allergic horse: Click here for more

 

Canter Problem - Horse has problems/gets irrational/unbalanced at the canter: Click here for more

 

Canter Problem - Horse tenses up at the canter: Click here for more

 

Car Fears - Horse afraid of cars: Click here for more

 

Catching Horse - Catching a horse in pasture that doesn't want to be caught: Click here for more

 

Catching Horse - Catching a horse that has not been trained to halter yet: Click here for more

 

Catching Horse - Hard to catch horse turned worse when catching to stall at night: Click here for more

 

Catching Horse - Formerly hard-to-catch horse now comes in too aggressively: Click here for more

 

Catching Horse - Horse bullies another when owner comes to fetch other horse: Click here for more

 

Catching Horse - New horse in herd is taking over and possessing other horse: Click here for more

 

Catching Hard to Catch Horse & Bonding - No confined area to work horse: Click here for more

 

Change in Behavior - Radical change in behavior in horse suddenly: Click here for more

 

Charging Stallion - How to stop stallion from charging human: Click here for more

 

Children Riding Lessons - How to set up a riding instruction for kids business: Click here for more

 

Child's Horse - What horse should we get for 10-year-old inexperienced child?: Click here for more

 

Cinch Itches - Horse bites at girth/gets itchy: Click here for more

 

Cinch Size - How to measure cinch/girth size to prevent saddle slipping: Click here for more

 

Cinching/Mounting Problems - Horse overreacts to cinching & mounting: Click here for more

 

Cinching/Biting/Mounting Aggression Problem -  Mounting aggression: Click here for more

 

Cinchy Horse - Horse is chronically cinchy: Click here for more

 

Cinchy Horse/Saddling Problems - Horse explodes after cinching/saddling: Click here for more

 

Claustrophobic Horse - And other young horse is facility-destructive: Click here for more

 

Clippers/Scissors Fears - Horse afraid of clippers and scissors (noisy things): Click here for more

 

Clippers Fear#2 - Difference between fight or fright/fear or rebellion in horses: Click here for more

 

Club Footed Foal - What's the best route to go to fix club foot problem in foal?: Click here for more

 

Cold & Windy Days - Horse is hyped up on windy/first cool day of season: Click here for more

 

Cold/Chilled Horse - How to warm up horse when winter chilled: Click here for more

 

Collection/Flexing at Poll - How to teach your horse to collect/flex at the poll?: Click here for more

 

College & Horse Careers - Should kids interested in horse career go to college?: Click here for more

 

Colleges for Horse Careers - Recommended colleges for horse careers: Click here for more

 

Colic - Is there anything I can do to prevent colic?: Click here for more

 

Colt/Filly/Foal Starting - What to do/what equipment to use and why: Click here for more

 

Colt/Filly/Weanling Starting - When they can't be caught/haltered/touched yet: Click here for more

 

Colt/Foal Acting Studly - Can colt impregnate mother & Is it too early to train?: Click here for more

 

Conflict Resolution - Natural horsemanship teaches us about people relations: Click here for more

 

Cow Fears - Horse is terrified of cows/cattle: Click here for more

 

Cribbing - Horse is very bad cribber & owner has "tried everything": Click here for more

 

Cross Firing/Lead Changes - Horse cross fires/has lead changing problem: Click here for more

 

Cross Ties - Horse suddenly going ballistic in cross ties: Click here for more

 

Cross Tying Foal or Horse - How do you teach a foal/horse to cross tie?: Click here for more

 

Cryptorchid Horse/Proud Gelded/Proud Cut - Studs not gelded properly:   Click here for more

 

Death of Horse - Grieving when losing a horse to death:   Click here for more

 

Death of Horse - How to help a horse who grieves the death of a buddy horse: Click here for more

 

Deer Fear - Horse is afraid of deer in pasture:   Click here for more

 

Deer Fears - Horse panics on riding trail when sees deer:   Click here for more

 

Dentists - Where can I learn more about horse teeth & how to find equine dentists?: Click here for more

 

Depth Perception - Horse has very little depth perception and trips a lot: Click here for more

 

Development of Young Horses - Up & down developmental patterns: Click here for more

 

Deworming Horses - Does my horse have to be dewormed and how often?: Click here for more

 

Deworming Problem - Horse fears deworming/face being held: Click here for more

 

Deworming Problem - Horse won't take dewormer, fights it: Click here for more

 

Deworming Your Horse/Immunizations - How often to deworm/immunize: Click here for more

 

Diarrhea Problem - Horse has chronic diarrhea problem, but can't find the cause: Click here for more

 

Digging Problem - Horse has habitual digging problem/digging holes: Click here for more

 

Disciplining - How to discipline biting 2-year-old colt: Click here for more

 

Disrespectful Horse - Disrespectful new horse needs leadership: Click here for more

 

Disrespectful Horse - Horse doesn't show respect for owner: Click here for more

 

Disrespectful Horse in Pasture - Disrespectful to owner when in pasture: Click here for more

 

Dogs Are Chased By Horses - How can I stop horses from chasing our dogs?: Click here for more

 

Downhill & Uphill - What is the proper riding position to be in for riding hills?: Click here for more

 

Driving Horse in Circle Around You On Ground - Teach ground driving: Click here for more

 

Driving Training (Cart/Buggy, etc.) - How to train horses the NH way to drive: Click here for more

 

Ear Handling Problem - Horses don't allow ears to be touched: Click here for more

 

Ear & Bridle Shy Horse - And discussion of rampant use of nose chains: Click here for more

 

Ear & Bridle Shy Horse #2 - More discussion about ear/bridle shyness: Click here for more

 

Ears Back - Horse always lays ears back - Why?: Click here for more

 

"Easy Keeper"/Overweight Horses - Helping overweight horse lose weight: Click here for more

 

Eating on Trail - Horse grabs for grass while riding on trail: Click here for more

 

Eats Manure - Horse eats manure: Click here for more

 

Eczema/Itchy Rash - What to do about horse with "summer eczema": Click here for more

 

Emergency Dismount - When/how to bail off horse safely (and when not to!): Click here for more

 

EquiPedic Saddle Pads - Questions about the EquiPedic saddle pads: Click here for more

 

Eye Changing Problem - What is eye changing problem/how is it manifested?: Click here for more

 

Eyesight - How well do horses see?: Click here for more

 

Eyesight of Foals - How well can foals see?: Click here for more

 

Facility Destructive Young Horse - And other horse is claustrophobic: Click here for more

 

Falling Down- Horse afraid after barrel racing fall: Click here for more

 

Falling Down/Tripping Horse - Horse is falling/tripping a lot: Click here for more

 

Farrier Fears - Horse terrified of farriers: Click here for more

 

Farrier Hits Horse with Rasp - Is that okay?: Click here for more

 

Farrier/Vet/Trainer - Whom to turn to with problems & when: Click here for more

 

Fear After Falling Down - Horse afraid after barrel racing fall: Click here for more

 

Fear of Miniature Donkeys - Horse is afraid of miniature donkeys: Click here for more

 

Fear of Mounting - Owner has fear of mounting horse: Click here for more

 

Fear or Rebellion? - Difference between fight or fright/fear or rebellion in horses: Click here for more

 

Fear of Riding After Bucked Off Horse - Owner has lost confidence now: Click here for more

 

Fearful Around Horses - What can I do to be calmer/less afraid around horses?: Click here for more

 

Fearful Filly - New filly terrified of horses in new home/new pasture: Click here for more

 

Fearful Horse - Abused horse lacks confidence when away from home base: Click here for more

 

Fearful Horse Problem - Horse is afraid to ride around other horses: Click here for more

 

Fearful of Horse - How to get rid of fears of new horse:  Click here for more

 

Fears First Horse - Owner fears new, young horse/first horse: Click here for more

 

Feeding Question - Should you ride your horse before or after feeding?: Click here for more

 

Feeding Question - What fruits and vegetables are safe to feed horses?: Click here for more

 

Feeding Time Aggression - One horse aggressively dominates all feed buckets: Click here for more

 

Feel - Understanding "Soft Feel," pressure/release and "Volume Thinking": Click here for more

 

Fence Bashing - Horse runs rider's leg into fence and doesn't turn: Click here for more

 

Fence Building - How to build wood fences for your horse farm: Click here for more

 

Fence Buster - Horse breaks through fences: Click here for more

 

Fight or Fright? - Difference between fight or fright/fear or rebellion in horses: Click here for more

 

Fighting Horses - How to help stop one horse from biting/fighting with another: Click here for more

 

Fighting/Bullying Horse - One horse mercilessly bullies another: Click here for more

 

First Horse Fears - Owner fears new, young horse/first horse: Click here for more

 

Flag-Carrying Horse - How to get a horse parade-ready to carry a flag: Click here for more

 

Flashlight Fears - Horse is afraid of flashlights at night: Click here for more

 

Flexing at Poll/Collection - How to teach your horse to collect/flex at the poll?: Click here for more

 

Fly/Insect Control - What to do to keep flies/insects off your horse: Click here for more

 

Foal Aggression Problem - Newborn foal is aggressive: Click
here for more

 

Foal Being Attacked - Aggressive mare with foal attacks other foal: Click here
for more

 

Foal Biting - 3-week-old-foal chewing & licking on everything, including humans!: Click here for more

 

Foal/Colt/Filly Starting - What to do/what equipment to use and why: Click here for more

 

Foal/Colt Acting Studly - Can colt impregnate mother & Is it too early to train?: Click here for more

 

Foal Eyesight - How well can foals see?: Click here for more

 

Foal Feeding - How to feed foal so mother won't get into the food: Click here for more

 

Foal Feeding - What and how often to feed a foal who is weaning: Click here for more

 

Foal Feeding and Weaning - Foal feeding and weaning questions: Click here for more

 

Foal Foot Handling Problems - Foal fights foot and hoof handling: Click here for more

 

Foal Foot Handling Problems - Injured foal - won't let you touch injured foot: Click here for more

 

Foal Imprinting - What to do with newborn foals to get training off to good start: Click here for more

 

Foal Introductions - How to introduce newborn foal to other horses: Click here for more

 

Foal Introductions - How to introduce orphaned/adopted foal (no mother) to herd: Click here for more

 

Foal Leading Problem - Teaching young foals to lead & respect your space: Click here for more

 

Foal/Mare Problem - Mare with newborn foal won't let anyone near them: Click here for more

 

Foal/Mare Problems - Herd aggressive to mother/baby and mare malnourished: Click here for more

 

Foal Orphaned - How to get an orphaned foal socialized to other horses: Click here for more

 

Foal Orphaned - Orphaned foal won't drink from bottle: Click here for more

 

Foal Separation Anxiety - 3 1/2-month-old foal afraid to be alone: Click here for more

 

Foal Separation Question - When can I separate mare/foal for all-day trail ride?: Click here for more

 

Foal Training - 6-month-old foals, what other training can I be doing?: Click here for more

 

Foal Training - Breeders need to basic train foals before selling: Click here for more

 

Foal Training Miniature - What should we be doing with new miniature foal?: Click here for more

 

Foal Travel - To travel or not to travel with foal?: Click here for more

 

Foal Weaning - What's the best age to wean a foal?: Click here for more

 

Foal Weaning - What's the best procedure for weaning a foal?: Click here for more

 

Foal Weaning - When mare is pregnant again: Click here for more

 

Foot Handling/Pawing - Horse paws when asking for the front feet: Click here for more

 

Foot Handling Problem - Horse falls over when farrier picks up back feet: Click here for more

 

Foot Handling Problem - Horse tries to kick when asked for back feet: Click here for more

 

Foot Handling Problems-Foals - Foal fights foot and hoof handling: Click here for more

 

Forging - Horse has severe hind leg scuffing when ridden: Click here for more

 

Free Horse! - Should I take a free yearling who has had no human handling?: Click here for more

 

Fright or Fight? - Difference between fight or fright/fear or rebellion in horses: Click here for more

 

Front Quarters Yielding - How to teach the horse to yield the front quarters: Click here for more

 

Gait Interference - Horse has severe hind leg scuffing when ridden: Click here for more

 

Gaited Horse - How can I get my gaited horse to gait properly?: Click here for more

 

Gaited Horse Bits - Do gaited horses require harsher bits?: Click here for more

 

Gaited Horse Saddle - Does gaited horse need a gaited horse saddle?: Click here for more

 

Gelded Horse Still Acting Studly - Newly gelded horse still acting like a stud: Click here for more

 

Gelding a Colt  - Preparing a young horse for gelding procedure: Click here for more

 

Gelding a Stud Colt  - How early should you geld a male horse?: Click here for more

 

Gelding Question - Is it necessary to geld a well-trained, well-behaved stallion?: Click here for more

 

Gelding/Stallion Question - Will older stallion still be stallion-like after gelded?: Click here for more

 

Girth Itches - Horse bites at girth/gets itchy: Click here for more

 

Girth Size - How to measure cinch/girth size to prevent saddle slipping: Click here for more

 

Grass Clippings - Is it safe to feed horses lawn or pasture grass clippings?: Click here for more

 

Grass Snatcher - Horse snatches grass in round penning exercise: Click here for more

 

Grazing a horse - Maintaining leadership when hand grazing a horse on line: Click here for more

 

Grazing Problem - Horse won't graze: Click here for more

 

Green on Green - Can green beginner owner train a green untrained horse?: Click here for more

 

Grieving Horse - How to help a horse who grieves the death of a buddy horse: Click here for more

 

Grooming/Brushing - Horse doesn't like to be brushed: Click here for more

 

Grooming Horses Mutually - Why does one horse not groom another?: Click here for more

 

Ground Tying - How do you teach a horse to ground tie?: Click here for more

 

Gunshot Sounds - How to desensitize a horse to gunshot sounds: Click here for more

 

Halter Desensitizing - When they can't be caught/haltered or touched yet: Click here for more

 

Halter Tying Instructions - How to tie the NH halter onto the horse: Click here for more

 

Halter-Shy Horse- How to get an "only" horse past fear of haltering: Click here for more

 

Hard Keeper Horse - Hard keeper older rescue horse - how to help her?: Click here for more

 

Hard-Mouthed Horse - Horse is hard-mouthed, not sensible to the bit: Click here for more

 

Hay Feeding - Is it okay to feed horses hay on the ground?: Click here for more

 

Hay Sources - Where can I find hay during hay shortages?: Click here for more

 

Head Bobbing/Tossing - Head bobbing horse after a fall: Click here for more

 

Head-Butting Bulldozer on 4 Legs - Horse shoves owner around: Click here for more

 

Head Down Low - Pony rides with head down too low to the ground rebellingly: Click here for more

 

Head Drop - Owner has trouble teaching horse to drop head: Click here for more

 

Head On Shoulder - Horse wants to lay his head on your shoulder: Click here for more

 

Head Set - Horse tensely holds head up high when riding & wanders around: Click here for more

 

Head Swinging - Horses that swing their heads in circles: Click here for more

 

Head Swinging/Throwing - Throws head around at feeding time & other times: Click here for more

 

Head-Tossing/Head-Shaking - Horse tosses head at canter: Click here for more

 

Head Yielding - Teaching horse to yield head to the side: Click here for more

 

Height of Horse - How to estimate how tall foal, colt or filly will get: Click here for more

 

Height of Horse Proportional to Rider - Is my horse too small for me?: Click here for more

 

Herbal Remedies to Calm Horse -  Calming a stalled, allergic horse: Click here for more

 

Herd and Lead Mare Behavior -  Why did horse go after another horse?: Click here for more

 

Herd Bound/Buddy Sour - Horse can't be away from herd/other horses: Click here for more

 

Herd Bound/Buddy Sour - Horse freaks out when buddy horse is taken away: Click here for more

 

High Head Set - How to teach a saddlebred to keep the head high for showing: Click here for more

 

Hind Quarters Toward Owner - Horse disrespectfully turns rear toward human: Click here for more

 

History of Horse Training - How were horses trained in "olden days"?: Click here for more

 

Hoof Abscesses - Diapers for foot abscesses...and more: Click here for more

 

Hoof Picking Problem - Young horse brings head around when hoof-picked: Click here for more

 

Hoof Picking Question - Do I have to keep hooves clean in winter mud?: Click here for more

 

Hornet/Bee/Wasp Attacks - Attacked by wasps/bees/hornets when riding: Click here for more

 

Horse Brains - Why "leave it while it's working"/on a positive works!: Click here for more

 

Horse Brains - "Left-brained" vs. "Right-brained" horses: Click here for more

 

Horse-to-Horse Aggression - How to stop one horse from biting another: Click here for more

 

Horse Stops - Horse stops dead/refuses when asked to trot or canter: Click here for more

 

Horse Stops Dead & Won't Go - On the ground & in saddle: Click here for more

 

Horse Trainer - How can I become a natural horsemanship horse trainer?: Click here for more

 

Horse Training in Olden Days - How were horses trained in "olden days"?: Click here for more

 

Horse Whispering People - Using horse whispering techniques with people: Click here for more

 

Horse Whispering "Tricks of the Trade" -  To relax horse, build trust & bond: Click here for more

 

Horse Won't Go -  Horse refuses to go/balks after being mounted: Click here for more

 

Horse Won't Go - Horse stops after couple of steps into trot: Click here for more

 

Horse Won't Go - Horse stops dead/refuses when asked to trot or canter: Click here for more

 

Horse Won't Go Forward on Trail in Unfamiliar Areas - What to do?: Click here for more

 

Horse Won't Go/Sticky Horse  - How to unstick a sticky horse/horse won't go: Click here for more

 

Horse Won't Move - Stoical horse who has shut-down & won't move: Click here for more

 

Immunizations/Deworming Your Horse - How often to deworm/immunize: Click here for more

 

Imprinting Foals - What to do with newborn foals to get training off to good start: Click here for more

 

Imprinting Foals - What to do when you missed imprinting new foal: Click here for more

 

Injured Horse - What exercises when bringing a horse back from injury?: Click here for more

 

Insect/Fly Control - What to do to keep flies/insects off your horse: Click here for more

 

Introducing New Horse to New Pasture Mates - Horse is getting injured: Click here for more

 

Itchy Rash/Eczema - What to do about horse with "summer eczema": Click here for more

 

Kicking Problem - Horse kicks with back feet and won't let anyone touch them: Click here for more

 

Kicking Problem - Horse kicks others behind her on trail rides: Click here for more

 

Kicking Problem - Therapeutic riding horse kicks out at handlers/horses: Click here for more

 

Kicking Problem in Trailer - Horse kicks/stomps feet in trailer: Click here for more

 

Kids & Horses - What's best way to get kids off to good start with new horse?: Click here for more

 

Kid's Horse - What horse should we get for 10-year-old inexperienced child?: Click here for more

 

Lactating Mare Problem - Mare's milk isn't drying up after weaning foal: Click here for more

 

Lawn Clippings - Is it safe to feed horses lawn or pasture grass clippings?: Click here for more

 

Laying Down a Horse - Teaching a horse to lay down for hoof trimmings: Click here for more

 

Laying Down a Horse - When should laying down a horse be used in training?: Click here for more

 

Lays Down - Filly lies down suddenly in lessons: Click here for more

 

Lead Changes/Cross Firing - Horse cross fires/has lead changing problem: Click here for more

 

Lead Horse - Horse insists on being in front when riding with others/takes over: Click here for more

 

Lead Horse - Perfect horse wants to be first when cantering in group: Click here for more

 

Lead Horse Battle - Horse wants to be in lead & wants to get back to pasturemate: Click here for more

 

Lead Horse on Trail - Horse insists on being the leader on the trail: Click here for more

 

Lead Mare and Herd Behavior -  Why did horse go after another horse?: Click here for more

 

Lead Rope - How to tie/turn the natural horsemanship lead rope into reins: Click here for more

 

Lead Rope Fear - Horse is afraid of lead rope: Click here for more

 

Lead Rope Tying to the Natural Horsemanship Halter - How?: Click here for more

 

Leading Problem - Horse runs over human/How to teach horse back-up cue: Click here for more

 

Leading Problem - Horse balks in pasture when being lead in: Click here for more

 

Leading Problem - Horse bolts when being lead & is afraid of dangling rope: Click here for more

 

Leading Problem - Horse won't go/doesn't yield when ground leading: Click here for more

 

Leading Problem - Yearling gets stuck when asked to trot on lead rope: Click here for more

 

Leading/Balking Problem - Horse balks when being ground led: Click here for more

 

Leg Cues - How do you teach a horse to move off with your legs from saddle?: Click here for more

 

Leg Scuffing - Horse has severe hind leg scuffing when ridden: Click here for more

 

Lengthening Horse's Stride - Horse walks too slowly, how to lengthen stride: Click here for more

 

Licking Behavior - Why is my horse trying to lick me?: Click here for more

 

Licking Has Lead to Biting Problem - Horse bit owner after allowed to lick: Click here for more

 

Long Lining Horses - Where to turn to learn how to long line horses: Click here for more

 

Lying Down Horse - Filly lies down suddenly in lessons: Click here for more

 

Macate Questions - Do you have more information about macate reins?: Click here for more

 

Mane Can't Be Brushed - Horse won't allow mane to be brushed or touched: Click here for more

 

Manure Eater - Horse eats manure: Click here for more

 

Manure Problem in Run-in Stalls - Horses are eliminating mostly in run-in: Click here for more

 

Mare/Foal Problems - Herd aggressive to mother/baby and mare malnourished: Click here for more

 

Mare Lactating Problem - Mare's milk isn't drying up after weaning foal: Click here for more

 

Mare Mood Swings Over the Top - What could be wrong?: Click here for more

 

Mare Over-Protecting Foal - Mare with newborn foal won't let anyone near: Click here for more

 

Mare Separated From Foal - Mare has now turned aggressive/unhappy: Click here for more

 

Massage - How do you perform equine massage on horses?: Click here for more

 

Massage Issues - Horses acting pushy during massage: Click here for more

 

Miniature Foal Training - What should we be doing with new miniature foal?: Click here for more

 

Moldy Hay/Feed - How dangerous is feeding horses moldy hay/moldy food?: Click here for more

 

Mounting - Can mounting a horse from the ground ever hurt the horse?: Click here for more

 

Mounting & Bit Problems - Horse moves when mounting, & won't take the bit: Click here for more

 

Mounting Aggression/Cinching/Biting Problem -  Mounting aggression: Click here for more

 

Mounting Bareback Horse - Getting on a horse when bareback: Click here for more

 

Mounting/Cinching Problems - Horse overreacts to mounting & cinching: Click here for more

 

Mounting Fears - Owner has fear of mounting horse: Click here for more

 

Mounting Problem - Difficulty mounting taller horse from ground: Click here for more

 

Mounting Problem - Horse bites when someone attempts to mount: Click here for more

 

Mounting Problems STILL - Horse moves off when mounting but isn't afraid: Click here for more

 

Mouthy/Nippy Horse - How to deal with playful, nipping, mouthy behavior: Click here for more

 

Mouthy/Oral-Fixated Horse - Horse puts mouth on everything!: Click here for more

 

Moving Horse to New Location - Is my horse too old for a move?: Click here for more

 

Mud Fears - Horse afraid to walk or ride through mud: Click here for more

 

Multiple Riders/Handlers - Therapeutic riding horse snatches grass on trail: Click here for more

 

Natural Horsemanship - What is NH exactly & why should we do it?: Click here for more

 

Natural Horsemanship - What NH program do you recommend?: Click here for more

 

Natural Horsemanship - Why NH, which seems so easy, can be so hard at first?:Click here for more

 

Natural Horsemanship Halter - How to tie the NH halter on the horse correctly: Click here for more

 

Natural Horsemanship Halter/Lead Rope - How to tie/turn the lead into reins: Click here for more

 

Natural Horsemanship Lead Rope Tying to Halter - How?: Click here for more

 

Natural Horsemanship Trainer - How to become an NH trainer: Click here for more

 

Natural Horsemanship Training - Am I too old to learn NH training?: Click here for more

 

Neck Reining - How to teach neck reining: Click here for more

 

Neck Tie/Free Head Horse Collar - Are they safe to use?: Click here for more

 

Needle/Shot Fears - How to desensitize a horse to shots: Click here for more

 

Nervous Horse Owner - What can I do to be calmer/less afraid around horses?: Click here for more

 

Nervous/Shaking Horse - Horse is shaking and what can be done about it: Click here for more

 

New Horse/New Ownership/New to Training - Where do I begin?: Click here for more

 

New Rider/New To Horses - Videos/books recommended for beginners: Click here for more

 

Nippy/Mouthy Horse - How to deal with playful, nipping, mouthy behavior: Click here for more

 

Nursing - Will pregnant mare produce colostrum if she's still nursing a foal?: Click here for more

 

Nursing Mare - Is beet pulp recommended for underweight nursing mare?: Click here for more

 

Olden Days Horse Training - How were horses trained in "olden days"?: Click here for more

 

One Rein Stop - How to do it and why it's important: Click here for more

 

One Rein Stop Problem - Horse gets nippy during one rein stop: Click here for more

 

One Rein Stop Question - Helping horse sort out one-rein stop from bends: Click here for more

 

Orphaned Foal - How to get an orphaned foal socialized to other horses: Click here for more

 

Overnight Horse Board - Where to stay when on the road transporting horse(s): Click here for more

 

Overweight/"Easy Keeper" Horses - Helping overweight horse lose weight: Click here for more

 

Parade-Ready Horse - How to get a horse parade-ready to carry a flag: Click here for more

 

Parking Out a Horse For Mounting - Is parking out for mounting good idea?: Click here for more

 

Pastured Horse Disrespectful - Disrespectful to owner when in pasture: Click here for more

 

Pastures - How do you create a natural horse pasture?: Click here for more

 

Pasturing vs. Stalling a Horse - Why pasturing a horse is better than stalling: Click here for more

 

Pawing/Foot Handling - Horse paws when asking for the front feet: Click here for more

 

Pawing Ground - Horse suddenly paws the ground when ridden, never did before: Click here for more

 

Pawing Problem - Horse paws when being groomed: Click here for more

 

Pecking Order Issues - Horses are tussling with each other in pasture: Click here for more

 

People to People - Using horse whispering techniques with people, too: Click here for more

 

People to People - What natural horsemanship teaches us about people relations: Click here for more

 

Picked-On Horse- Horse constantly getting beat up by other horses: Click here for more

 

Pills- How to give a horse a pill that can't easily be ground up: Click here for more

 

Plastic Fears- Horse afraid of plastic strips at opening of barn: Click here for more

 

PMU (Premarin) Foals - What's involved in getting them started?: Click here for more

 

Poisonous-to-horses trees - Neighbor has poisonous trees near pasture: Click here for more

 

Pole Gentling Vs. Round Penning - Which to use for wild/scared horses?:Click here for more

 

Ponying a Horse - What is "ponying" a horse and how do you do it?: Click here for more

 

Possessive Mare - Mare gets aggressive toward others when owner is present: Click here for more

 

Pregnant - Can my yearling colt get his mother pregnant?: Click here for more

 

Pregnant Mare - Can a pregnant horse be ridden?: Click here for more

 

Pregnant Mare Care - Any information on caring for a pregnant mare?: Click here for more

 

Pressure/Release - How to introduce pressure/release after first halterings: Click here for more

 

Pressure/Release - Understanding pressure/release and "Volume Thinking": Click here for more

 

Product Questions - About your videos and your natural horsemanship halter: Click here for more

 

Proud Gelded/Proud Cut/Cryptorchid Horse - Studs not gelded properly:   Click here for more

 

Pull-Back Problem - Horse can't be tied (solution for all pull back problems): Click here for more

 

Pull-Back/Back Up Problem - Horse pulls back AND won't respect space: Click here for more

 

Pull-Back/Rearing Problem - Is rearing up part of a pull-back problem?: Click here for more

 

Quick-Release Knot - Best way to tie a horse/quick release knot: Click here for more

 

Race Horse Problem - Race horse always bolts to the right: Click here for more

 

Race Horse Retraining - How do you retrain a former racehorse for a new life?: Click here for more

 

Rear End Toward Owner - Horse disrespectfully turns rear end toward human: Click here for more

 

Rearing - Horse rears on lead when he doesn't want to do something: Click here for more

 

Rearing Horse In Pasture - Horse rears at humans in pasture: Click here for more

 

Rearing In Saddle - Horse rears when asked to go: Click here for more

 

Rearing/Pull-Back Problem - Is rearing up part of a pull-back problem?: Click here for more

 

Rearing Up & Biting - Young stud rears up and bites humans in "play": Click here for more

 

Rebellion or Fear? - Difference between fight or fright/fear or rebellion in horses: Click here for more

 

Rehabing Injured Horse - When bringing a horse back from injury: Click here for more

 

Reins - How to tie/turn the natural horsemanship lead rope into reins: Click here for more

 

Rescue - Information on starting a horse rescue facility: Click here for more

 

Resistant Horse - Horse showing resistance when ridden: Click here for more

 

Riding Alone - Horse is afraid when riding out alone on trails: Click here for more

 

Riding Horse Downhill & Uphill - What is the proper riding position to be in?: Click here for more

 

Riding in Front - Horse insists on being in front when riding with others: Click here for more

 

Riding Lessons For Kids - How to set up a riding instruction for kids business: Click here for more

 

Riding Over Objects On Trail - Horse afraid to ride over something: Click here for more

 

Riding Problem - Horse is afraid when a horse is riding directly towards them: Click here for more

 

Riding Straight - Horse can't ride straight: Click here for more

 

Ring Sour/Arena Sour Horse - Horse does not want to ride in the arena: Click here for more

 

Ringbone - Horse has ringbone: Click here for more

 

Rope Dragging Fears - Horse afraid of dangling, dragging rope: Click here for more

 

Rope Fears/Rope Desensitizing - How to desensitize horse to ropes: Click here for more

 

Rolling While Tied/On Lead - Horse tries to roll when tied or on lead rope: Click here for more

 

Round Pen Construction - How to build a round pen out of wood: Click here for more

 

Round Pen Footing - What's the best footing to put into a round pen?: Click here for more

 

Round Pen Leveling - What filler should be used to level a round pen?: Click here for more

 

Round Pen Placement - Should round pen be near buddy horses?: Click here for more

 

Round Penning - How do I properly round pen a horse and why should I?: Click here for more

 

Round Penning - Horse backs up & kicks out aggressively in round pen exercise: Click here for more

 

Round Penning - Horse latches on very early on (too early?): Click here for more

 

Round Penning - Horse won't move in round penning exercise, just stands still: Click here for more

 

Round Penning a Rehab Horse - Can a horse in rehab be round penned?: Click here for more

 

Round Penning Frequency - How often should I work horse in round pen?: Click here for more

 

Round Penning Issue - Horse snatches grass in round penning exercise: Click here for more

 

Round Penning Mare w/Foal - OK to round pen mare and foal at same time?: Click here for more

 

Round Penning Pregnant Mare  - Should I round pen a late-pregnancy mare?: Click here for more

 

Round Penning the Younger Horse - And where to go from there?: Click here for more

 

Round Penning Vs. Pole Gentling - Which to use for wild/scared horses?:Click here for more

 

Round Penning Wilder Horse - Horse isn't progressing to latch-on/1st session: Click here for more

 

Round Penning Wilder Horse - Horse won't latch on, runs away after stop: Click here for more

 

Rug/Blanket Fears - Horse is afraid of horse blanket/rug: Click here for more

 

Run-In Shelters/Sheds - How to build a horse run-in shelter?: Click here for more

 

Runaway horse - One Rein Stop - How to do it and why it's important: Click here for more

 

Runaway horse - When to bail off horse (and when not to!)/emergency dismounts: Click here for more

 

Saddle Fears - Horse fears saddle after saddle slip incident: Click here for more

 

Saddle Fears - Horse is afraid of the saddle - how to desensitize horse to saddle: Click here for more

 

Saddle Fit - How to tell if horse's saddle fits well and what to know about pad: Click here for more

 

Saddle Pad/Saddle Problem - Horse suddenly won't accept saddle pad/saddle: Click here for more

 

Saddle Pads - Questions about the EquiPedic saddle pads: Click here for more

 

Saddle Slipping - How to measure cinch/girth size to prevent saddle slipping: Click here for more

 

Saddling Problems/Cinchy Horse - Horse explodes after cinching/saddling: Click here for more

 

Scared Horse - Horse too afraid to allow human to get close/to be touched: Click here for more

 

Schools for Horse Careers - Recommended schools for horse careers: Click here for more

 

Scissors/Clippers Fears - Horse afraid of clippers and scissors (noisy things): Click here for more

 

Selling Your Horse - How to find the right buyer who will treat your horse right: Click here for more

 

Shaking/Quivering Horse - Horse is shaking and what can be done about it: Click here for more

 

Shoeing or Barefoot Trimming a Horse - To Shoe or not to shoe a horse? Click here for more

 

Shot/Needle Fears - How to desensitize a horse to shots: Click here for more

 

Shoulder Drops - Horse drops shoulder and gets irrational at the canter: Click here for more

 

Shut Down Horse - Stoical horse who has shut-down & won't move: Click here for more

 

Side of Horse - Horse pivots & won't let person get beside them: Click here for more

 

Side Preferred by Horse - Won't let owner on one side & trouble dropping head: Click here for more

 

Sidepass - Teaching your horse to sidepass: Click here for more

 

Sides of Horse are Over-Sensitive - Fixing past abuse from spurs: Click here for more

 

Size of Horse Proportional to Rider - Is my horse too small for me?: Click here for more

 

Skunked - How to get skunk smell off your horse or dog/pets: Click here for more

 

Slow Down Cue - How to build a slow down cue & a drop head/relax cue: Click here for more

 

Spray Bottles & Wash Fears - How to desensitize horse to sprayers: Click here for more

 

Spooking Horse - Horse spooks in saddle/how to desensitize spooky horse: Click here for more

 

Spooking Horse #2 - Horse spooks in saddle/how to desensitize spooky horse: Click here for more

 

Spooky Horse - Additional ideas for bombproofing the super spooky horse: Click here for more

 

Spur Abuse - Fixing past abuse from spurs: Click here for more

 

Squeaky Saddle - How can you get rid of the squeak in new saddles?: Click here for more

 

Stall Climber - Horse climbs stall at night when owner leaves her alone: Click here for more

 

Stall Kicker - Horse kicks/bangs on stall door at feeding time, damaging stall: Click here for more

 

Stall Pacer - Horse paces in stall: Click here for more

 

Stalling Horses - How stalling horses creates aberrant behavior: Click here for more

 

Stalling vs. Pasturing a Horse - Why pasturing a horse is better than stalling: Click here for more

 

Stallion Fears - Gelding is feeling threatened by far away stallion: Click here for more

 

Stallion/Gelding Question - Will older stallion still be stallion-like after gelded?: Click here for more

 

Stallion is Aggressive - Stallion is aggressive on ground: Click here for more

 

Stallion Question - Is it necessary to geld a well-trained, well-behaved stallion?: Click here for more

 

Stallion Tries to "Mate" owner & nips - Getting studs/stallions under control: Click here for more

 

Stallion With Birthing Mares - Can stallion be with mares during/after foaling?: Click here for more

 

Stallions - Should I buy/own a stallion?: Click here for more

 

Stallions/Studs - Is it safe to put studs/stallions in with other horses?: Click here for more

 

Stand Still - Teaching a horse to stand still on ground: Click here for more

 

Stand Still - Teaching a horse to stand still when mounted: Click here for more

 

Starting Horse in Saddle - What's the best way to start riding green horse?: Click here for more

 

Static Electricity Shock - Horse afraid of touch after static electricity shock: Click here for more

 

Sticky Horse - How to unstick a sticky horse/horse won't go: Click here for more

 

Stirrups - How long should stirrups be & how to set them correctly?: Click here for more

 

Stopping Horse with Both Reins  - Teaching the two-rein stop: Click here for more

 

Stud Colt Hasn't "Dropped" - 3-year-old stud colt, only 1 testicle has dropped: Click here for more

 

Studly Behavior - Newly gelded horse still acting like a stud: Click here for more

 

Sunburned Horse - What to do to prevent sunburn on susceptible horses: Click here for more

 

Sunglasses - Is it okay to wear sunglasses when training horses?: Click here for more

 

Swirls on Horse Faces - Horse Facial Swirls and what do they mean?: Click here for more

 

Tail Swishing Horse- What does it mean & how to stop it?: Click here for more

 

Tarp Desensitizing - Horse is afraid of plastic tarps: Click here for more

 

Teaching Riding to Kids - How to set up a riding instruction for kids business: Click here for more

 

Teeth - Where can I learn more about horse teeth & where to find equine dentists?: Click here for more

 

Testicles Dropped - How to tell if a young colt's testicles have dropped: Click here for more

 

Thunderstorms - Horse is afraid of thunderstorms: Click here for more

 

Tie Downs - Should I use a horse tie down?: Click here for more

 

Tongue Lolling - Horse lolls tongue out the side of mouth when riding with bit: Click here for more

 

Tongue Over Bit - What to do about horse who puts tongue over the bit?: Click here for more

 

Too Old to Train? - Is a spooky horse too old to train the spooks out?:  Click here for more

 

Trail Riding Friends Going too Fast! - Horse bolts with them/doesn't listen: Click here for more

 

Trailer Chest Bar - How high should the chest bar in a horse trailer be?: Click here for more

 

Trailer Door-Closing Fears - Horse is afraid in trailer when trailer door closes: Click here for more

 

Trailer Door-Closing Fears#2 - Horse fearful in trailer when trailer door closes: Click here for more

 

Trailer Loading Problems - 3 Problems/Questions - Same Solution: Click here for more

 

Trailer Loading Steps - Proper/safe trailer loading/unloading procedures: Click here for more

 

Trailer Loading When Alone - Trailer Loading for Beginners When Alone: Click here for more

 

Trailer Problem - Horse doesn't like new trailer: Click here for more

 

Trailering Problem - Horse falls over in trailer when trailer makes turns: Click here for more

 

Trailering Mare Problem - Sudden kicking/squealing when trailer is moving: Click here for more

 

Trailering Problem - Horse afraid of trailer when it moves: Click here for more

 

Trailering Problem - Horse tries to climb into trailer manger!: Click here for more

 

Trailering Problem/Kicking - Horse kicks/stomps feet in trailer: Click here for more

 

Trainer - How to become a natural horsemanship trainer: Click here for more

 

Trainer Problems - Should I walk away from my (abusive) trainer?: Click here for more

 

Trainer/Vet/Farrier - Whom to turn to with problems & when: Click here for more

 

Training Frequency - How often should you work with your horse?: Click here for more

 

Transporting Horse - How to pick a horse transporter: Click here for more

 

Transporting Horse - Where to stay when on the road transporting horse(s): Click here for more

 

Trick Training - How to train your horse to do tricks: Click here for more

 

Trick Training Problem - Horse is now very confused after trick training to bow: Click here for more

 

Tripping/Falling Down Horse - Horse is falling/tripping a lot: Click here for more

 

Tripping/Uncoordinated Horse - Horse doesn't know where his feet are: Click here for more

 

Trot  Problem - Horse's trot is choppy: Click here for more

 

Trotting in Lead Rope - Yearling gets stuck when asked to trot on lead rope: Click here for more

 

Turning Around/Balking Problem - Horse turns around on narrow trail: Click here for more

 

Turnout Problem - Horse bolts dangerously when unhaltered/turned out: Click here for more

 

Two-Rein Stop  - Teaching the horse to stop with two reins: Click here for more

 

Tying a Horse - Teaching a horse to stand tied: Click here for more

 

Tying a Quick-Release Knot - Best way to tie a horse/quick release knot: Click here for more

 

Tying on the Natural Horsemanship Halter - Tying the NH halter on horse: Click here for more

 

Tying the 12' Lead Rope to the Natural Horsemanship Halter - How?: Click here for more

 

Tying Problem - Horse gets restless when tied: Click here for more

 

Underweight Horse- Hard keeper older rescue horse - how to help her?: Click here for more

 

Unhaltered Horse Gets Pushy - Pushy horse, but only when not haltered: Click here for more

 

Unhaltering Problem - Horse bolts dangerously when unhaltered/turned out: Click here for more

 

Uphill & Downhill - What is the proper riding position to be in for riding hills?: Click here for more

 

Unsocialized Horse - Unsocialized properly horse: Click here for more

 

Urinating on Cue - Can you teach a horse to urinate on cue?: Click here for more

 

Vehicle Accident - Horse was struck by vehicle & now scared of all vehicles: Click here for more

 

Vertical Flexion/Collection - How to teach your horse to collect/flex at the poll?: Click here for more

 

Vet Fears - Horse terrified of equine veterinarian: Click here for more

 

Vet/Farrier/Trainer- Whom to turn to with problems & when: Click here for more

 

Vital Signs - Horse vital signs you need to know (temp./pulse/dehydration etc.): Click here for more

 

"Volume Thinking" - Understanding pressure/release and "Volume Thinking": Click here for more

 

Walks Too Slowly - Horse walks too slowly, how to lengthen horse's stride: Click here for more

 

Wand-Training Fear - Horse fears training wand with plastic/How to desensitize: Click here for more

 

Wash  & Spray Bottle Fears - How to desensitize horse to sprayers: Click here for more

 

Wasp/Bee/Hornet Attacks - Attacked by wasps/bees/hornets when riding: Click here for more

 

Water Crossing - How to get horse over fears of crossing water/streams: Click here for more

 

Water Problem - Horse tries to lie down in water when being ridden: Click here for more

 

Water Trough - Horse plays in water trough, making mud bog around it: Click here for more

 

Water Trough Fears - Horse fears water trough after "shock": Click here for more

 

Weaning Foal - What's the best age to wean a foal?: Click here for more

 

Weaning Foal - What's the best procedure for weaning a foal?: Click here for more

 

Weaning Foal - When mare is pregnant again: Click here for more

 

Weaning Foal on Small Acreage - How can I wean a foal on small acreage?: Click here for more

 

Weaning the Older Colt - 2 1/2-year-old filly still nursing on mom--what to do?: Click here for more

 

Weanling/Colt/Filly Starting - When they can't be caught/haltered/touched yet: Click here for more

 

Weaving - Horse moves head back and forth when confined in stall: Click here for more

 

Weed Killer - What weed killer can we use around horses?: Click here for more

 

Weight a  Horse Can Carry - Is my horse too small for me?: Click here for more

 

Whinnying Problem - Horse Whinnies to other horses when ridden: Click here for more

 

Wild Horses/Mustangs - Do the same NH methods work with them?: Click here for more

 

Wilder or Abused Horses - Training tips for wilder or more abused horses:  Click here for more

 

Wind Sucking - Horse has a problem with wind sucking: Click here for more

 

Windy & First Cold Days - Horse is hyped up on windy/first cool day of season: Click here for more

 

Winter care and feeding of horses - Taking care of horses in cold wintertime: Click here for more

 

Wolf Teeth - Should horse's wolf teeth be removed?: Click here for more

 

Wound Up Horse - Horse gets too wound up after riding in higher gaits: Click here for more

 

Yawning Horse - What does it mean when a horse yawns (a lot)?: Click here for more

 

Yearling Colt - Can my yearling colt get his mother pregnant?: Click here for more

 

Yearling/Stud Training - Not too young to round pen/start training: Click here for more

 

Yearling Training - What training should we be doing with our yearling?: Click here for more

 

Yielding Front Quarters - How to teach the horse to yield the front quarters: Click here for more

 

Yielding Head - Teaching horse to yield head to the side: Click here for more

 

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