Speaking the language – Part 27
Jan21

Speaking the language – Part 27

A series by SUSAN McBANE explaining equestrian and scientific terminology in relation to equine behaviour and psychology, and its effects on horses and training (This series is based on a glossary of equestrian and scientific terms published in ‘Equitation Science’ by McGreevy and McLean, 2010, the standard book on the subject. The glossary definition is given in quotation marks, followed by Susan’s discussion.) CLICKER TRAINING:...

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Speaking the language – Part 26
Dec05

Speaking the language – Part 26

A series by SUSAN McBANE explaining equestrian and scientific terminology in relation to equine behaviour and psychology, and its effects on horses and training (This series is based on a glossary of equestrian and scientific terms published in ‘Equitation Science’ by McGreevy and McLean, 2010, the standard book on the subject. The glossary definition is given in quotation marks, followed by Susan’s discussion.) CLASSICAL...

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Classical Riding – Part Ten
Nov16

Classical Riding – Part Ten

JOINING THE MOVEMENTS TOGETHER – by Anne Wilson When we have successfully introduced and confirmed all the lateral exercises previously covered in this series, it is time to incorporate and intertwine them within our normal training programme. This is a challenging and exciting time for both horse and rider. We now have a veritable armoury of movements to use in short bursts between our normal two-track riding; thus making boredom or...

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SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE – Part 25
Nov15

SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE – Part 25

A series by SUSAN McBANE explaining equestrian and scientific terminology in relation to equine behaviour and psychology, and its effects on horses and training (This series is based on a glossary of equestrian and scientific terms published in ‘Equitation Science’ by McGreevy and McLean, 2010, the standard book on the subject. The glossary definition is given in quotation marks, followed by Susan’s discussion.) CADENCE: ‘The...

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SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE – Part 24
Oct21

SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE – Part 24

A series by SUSAN McBANE explaining equestrian and scientific terminology in relation to equine behaviour and psychology, and its effects on horses and training (This series is based on a glossary of equestrian and scientific terms published in ‘Equitation Science’ by McGreevy and McLean, 2010, the standard book on the subject. The glossary definition is given in quotation marks, followed by Susan’s discussion.) BUCKING: ‘A...

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Speaking the language – Part 23
Sep08

Speaking the language – Part 23

A series by SUSAN McBANE explaining equestrian and scientific terminology in relation to equine behaviour and psychology, and its effects on horses and training (This series is based on a glossary of equestrian and scientific terms published in ‘Equitation Science’ by McGreevy and McLean, 2010, the standard book on the subject. The glossary definition is given in quotation marks, followed by Susan’s discussion.) BROKEN NECK...

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