Australian Equine Behaviour Centre - www.aebc.com.au Elsa Willans-Davis is a full-time trainer at the Australian Equine Behaviour Centre in Broadford, Victoria. She is adept at training and teaching all facets of the AEBC training system from foundation training through to problem solving, dressage and jumping.
Australian Equine Behaviour Centre - www.aebc.com.au In this Part 2 of our series I will explain how I train the basic responses of “go forward” and “stop” from the ground. Before you start
Many people wrongly expect the horse will know he is supposed to stand still when he is tied up or is in a horse box, when in reality we should first train every horse that once you ask him to stop, he should not move nor follow you until you ask him to do so with your lead rope or reins. This is what we call 'Park'.
Australian Equine Behaviour Centre - www.aebc.com.au
In the last article, Part 4 of this series, I explained why and how I train horses to yield the shoulders. The next training task is to teach him to yield his hindquarters.
Australian Equine Behaviour Centre - www.aebc.com.au Head control The prerequisites to training head control in hand are training your horse to go, stop, step back, and park at obedience level (see parts 1 – 5 of the series).