I recommend Clinton Anderson because I have watched the others John Jyons, Parelli Pony Boy Dennis Reis.
And all of them say oh look isn't this cool isn't this neet what I can do with my horse..and keep doing it but that is about all..
Clinton takes you through steps and will explain..mistakes you will make, mistakes the horse will make..and how to fix/correct them..
Pony Boy isn't too bad either for a novice..everyone else just has too much "stuff"
Most importantly when if you do watch the videos note the trainers body language..
He will put his enegery in front of the horse to turn him....I can explain it detail if you want just em ail me if you like
: What you are describing is more commonly
: called "joining up" and how long
: it takes depends on the horse and the
: If you all ready have a good relationship
: developed with your horse it does not take
: long at all..my 2 yr old colt who I raised
: since day 1, joined up immediately (of
: course I am quite literally mom to him so no
: The challange is knowing how to use your
: body language like a horse would used his
: with another horse you then "teach your
: horse" that you are the leader..the
: I highly recommend watching Clinton Anderson
: if you are new to the "Do's and Don'ts
: of Round Penning or Free Lounging" Some
: people are under the impression that you
: work the horse til he gives and this is not
: the case..Or seek instruction from a
: The key is reward and patience...when your
: horse does what you ask you take the
: pressure off of him for a minute or
: two..this is when you look for him to
: "acknowledge you" putting both
: eyes on you.
: Yes you will also know the horse is
: submitting with the licking and chewing and
: the lowering of the head as he jogs along..
: Definately pick up the Round Penning series
: by Clinton Anderson..or seek a trainer to
: show you the proper body language to use...
: HE really takes you through the steps and
: explains what he is doing..
: once you have a good bond withyour horse you
: won't need tools just a click and a raise of
: your hand!
: Good lUck..Feels free to email me privately
: with any questions
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: Do any of you know how to team up? Its where
: you lounge a horse and you try to get it to
: trust you? the first sign its working is,
: his ears are squared with you, and then he
: starts chewing, but there's nothing in his
: mouth, and then he puts his head
: down.....and you turn away, and he comes to
: you and puts his mussle on your shoulder,
: and you start walking and he follows
: you.....have any of you tried it? does it
: if so, how long does it normally take?
: PLEASE let me know! thanks for reading this!