Jenny Pearce

Horse training articles

Morgans are Caretaker horses and that’s why it can take time to establish a canter

  Morgans as a breed tend to be that very precious being – the natural Caretaker horse.  That’s the kind of horse who generally slows down or stops when they are afraid or confused. Caretaker horses are those wonderfully generous horses who are particularly good at looking after our children or our beginners or just […]

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The four biggest misunderstandings about horses

I had some fun blowing away the four biggest misunderstandings about horses.  Enjoy!  I am building up my profile on Youtube and would very much appreciate your liking the videos there and sharing this on Facebook.  Thanks!  

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Warning for dressage riders in Dutch and Danish research

  Dutch and Danish researchers have just presented a study at the 10th Equitation Science conference in Edinburgh that will be of critical interest to all dressage riders. Here is the full media release that landed in my email in box this morning, with my comments in italics: Equitation Science: ‘The Road Ahead’ Ten minutes […]

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Understand the importance of that freebie lesson in making your horse safe from fences and ropes

I am posting this blog so that you will have somewhere to post your comments about the free lesson that I have just sent out – Keeping your horses safe from fences and ropes. And remember, old fear and trauma is cumulative – each fear, each trauma that happened in fear adds on to the intensity of […]

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Trust and my truth about it – it can be a very scarey thing!

One of the largest responses that I got to a recent survey of people’s goals with their horses was about trust.  People wanted their horse to trust them and wanted to be able to trust their horse. This is such an important topic all by itself that I have decided to do a special blog on […]

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Weaning of foals the stress free way

Cynthia Cooper of Naturalhorseworld.com just posted a fabulous article on weaning foals in a way that considers the emotional and physical well being of the foal.  And after all, we are all after a well balanced, well adjusted horse and that starts in babyhood. Click here for the article Add Cynthia’s excellent article to the […]

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An excellent question about the “my grass” game!

For those who have subsribed to my blog, I thought you would like to know that there was an excellent question on the “My Grass!” game on Questions for Jenny.

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Feeling safe with your horse/s at feed time

What do you – you personally – need from your horse to feel safe and be safe at feed time? This isn’t a trick question and there is no right or wrong answer – although the answer, even just asking the question, could be incredibly important to your relationship with your horse.   We are quite […]

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What do we do when our horse says “no”

  This is another very old article from my old website that I liked so much that I brought it over here. Have any of you ever thought about the way that we deal with conflict with people having some similarity to the way in which we deal with conflict with our horses? That is, how […]

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Bridle-less piaffe – and the baby steps that have to come first…

This article was written years ago and although I changed focus, I thought it was an interesting one to bring over to the new website.  Funny, the bridle-less piaffe is still tickling along in the back of my mind.  Maybe all Peggy Cumming’s  Connected Riding work that I have been learning is one of the baby teps […]

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