Jenny Pearce

Horse behaviour problems

The calming acupressure point and a trailer loading question.

Sharon asked about using the calming acupressure point from my previous blog to help with a horse’s float / trailer problem: Would this help a horse who stresses in the float??? My mare no longer travels well in the float.  She loads easy but leans on centre divider and no matter if it is a […]

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Fixing a Needle shy horse – frightened of having an injection

This video below shows you the Keys to Success in fixing a needle shy horse who is afraid of having an injection. Giving a needle should be a quiet process, filled with trust from the horse and confidence from the person giving the needle.  The first needle of this antibiotic course she had been freaked […]

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A nice horse floating story

My daughter Mel shared a wonderful memory on Facebook this morning, that brought back memories of this old story about float / trailer training two of our own horses. Six years ago we moved farms and had 11 horses to move. Some of the horses were brilliant loaders and travelers because I’d worked with them […]

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A guest blog about a confidence problem on the ground with a horse

  I thought that you might enjoy reading my guest blog on confidentrider.com.au   The question from Sarah in New Zealand was: Forget being a confident rider, I’m not even confident with my horse on the ground. He has no respect for my personal space, spooks at everything, just wants to get back to his […]

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Horse floating and horse trailering problems – questions answered here

Over the years, I have answered a lot of questions from people who have problems getting their horses on the float or trailer or truck or have problems travelling them and successfully helped a huge amount of people and horses solve their problems. At one time I earned a significant part of my living training difficult […]

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Suddenly spooking horses who are otherwise going well.

I had an email from Jeannie who was asking about what she was missing with her beautifully mannered pony who sometimes flips out, suddenly spooking about something – seemingly out of the blue. She was commenting on the Second Key to Happiness with Your Horse, the one that explains the Comfort Zone, the Not Too […]

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We’ve decided to share Lesson 58 From Your Horses’s Heart – the reasons for good saddle fit simply explained

I wish I had $10 for every time someone told me a saddle fitting horror story and another $10 for every horse thought to be a bad horse who just had a badly fitting saddle that was causing pain.  I reckon I would be a millionaire. Bonnie Henderson, a saddler from Darwin has the reputation of knowing her […]

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Solving spooking horses – Part 1 of a 3 part audio series

Having a horse leaping out from underneath you with a serious spook is just about the worst thing that can happen to us on horseback, hey?  I think that it is the unpredictability of it that makes it worse than any other way of hitting the ground. Here is part 1 in a three part […]

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Solving spooking or shying horses – Part 2

Click here if you haven’t seen part 1 in this series yet. I can tell by the number of emails I had yesterday and today, that this subject resonates with many, many people. Enjoy this Part 2 of the spooking / shying horse series, which talks about the physical causes of shying and spooking that I […]

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Solving spooking / shying horses – Part 3

Click here for Part 1 of this series if you haven’t seen that yet. Today we are talking about the emotional causes of spooking  / shying horses and what you can do to change that. Click here for the 5 minute audio (the click only works on the full article.) Blog – Solving spooking horses […]

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