Jenny Pearce

Horse behaviour problems

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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A floating problem with a terrifying solution

I had a couple of people come into my and leave questions about floating problems and while I was reading the questions – this old question popped up.  I wonder how this kid and this horse went, hey?  She never did come back and take me up on that offer of a free book. My name […]

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You can usually solve problems with your horse bucking quite easily.

You can usually solve bucking horse problems quite easily, even if you aren’t yet a brilliant rider, with the connected and gentle methods that we teach here on my website. I have a fondness for natural horsemanship because that was my journey into this wonderful, wonderful place with horses that I find myself these days. But […]

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An excellent biting horse question

  Lisa was describing in Questions for Jenny today, how she was going sooo… well with the connection work in The Six Keys for Happiness with Your Horse.  Then his sense of play came up, he bit her –  she slapped him for biting and the lights went out… Biting is so common, here’s my reply with […]

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