As a coach, show judge, columnist and lecturer in equine behavior, knowing how horses think and learn has saved me time, trouble and trauma in training! Whether coaching at a show, teaching in a college classroom, speaking to an audience, or as an equine consultant, I help riders gain insight into why horses do what they do.
The best gift we can give a horse is to communicate clearly. And the heart of a good coach is always to do the same with her student!
Need a fresh perspective? Join a group riding at an Ontario farm near you! For a pre-show tune up or trouble shooting session, occasionally or regularly. Some coaches supplement their programs with occasional lessons for themselves or their students.
In a typical session Lindsay will …
It’s more than horse shows:
Why horses (and humans) do what they do!
When experience becomes a rut.
Riding the rut doesn’t stretch riders to make guiding adjustments or challenge our aids and timing. Read More ...
Take a hint
Horses have developed a sophisticated social cognition system to read group members rank, sex, personality. Read More ...
I take a hard look at the “code” I’m using to communicate what I want – are my cues conflicting or vague?
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"Some trust in chariots and
some in horses. But we trust
in the name of the Lord our God."
"the horse is made ready
for the day of battle …
but victory rests in the Lord."