Horsetraining Ideas

Traditional ground work, liberty work, and other fun things

Todo: This is about things a horse muggle can do when more traditional exercises fail. I used these a lot when working with Tandri, before I met Johanna

Ground Work

Working at Liberty


Chase the Bag

With a plastic bag at the end of a stick, or any other target, we can teach the horse to chase the target, first at a walk, and later as fast as the rider can run.




Panther Walk






Circus Tricks


The horse goes down on one knee, doing a sort of curtsy.



Just like a dog, a horse can learn to go after things thrown for him, and fetch them back to the rider in return for a treat.


Front Kick / Spanish Walk


Pull a blanket from your back