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What Are The 6 Keys To Building A Life Long Partnership With Your Horse?

Most people who have horses would like to develop a qualityrelationship with their horse, but only achieve mediocrity,often accepting this as a good result. Why, because theyput there efforts into becoming experts at riding orshowmanship when they really need to be focusing on becominghorseman. First you need to develop a base a startingpoint you can build on, a base involving both the horse andyou, developing a life long partnership.

If you're someone who is serious about developing yourhorsemanship skills, horse training skills or just want a greatrelationship with your horse I would encourage you to (subscribe to The Roundup) examine and then put into practice ALL 6 keys below. It's essential that you not leaveany of the six out if you're to realize the end result, a lifetime partnership with your horse that is safe, enjoyable and rewarding.

1. Understanding

You need to understand your horse. To do that you have tounderstand how horses think.

2. Mind-set

Your attitude= How you communicate. Being assertive vs.aggressive and being evenhanded. Your mind-set (attitude)affects the mind-set (attitude) of your horse.

3. Approach

Helping your horse to understand what it is you want him todo.

4. Patients

Be patient/tolerant; take the time do it right and youwon't have to go back and do it again and again.

5. Creativeness

Creating challenges for you and your horse. Learning whatthe two of you can accomplish together. Why settle formediocrity?

6. Equipment

Having the proper horse equipment, understanding what it'sfor and how it's used is essential.

For more information on the 6 Keys, and to receive futureissues about horsemanship and you, subscribe to The Roundupat You will soon benefit form allthe blockbuster information and the knowledge you'll gain.

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DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this article isof my personal opinions and beliefs and should not be taken as anything more.

Copyright Mike Gorzalka

About The Author:

Mike Gorzalka has spent the better part of his life aroundhorses. His dad, Mike Sr., taught him the importance ofunderstanding the horse and how to use a firm, but kinderand gentler approach to helping horses understand what it iswe humans are trying to communicate.

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