Problem Solving -Ground and Saddle Issues -

Problem Solving -Ground and Saddle Issues -

Horses respond and change their behavior on a positive when we correct our horse through exercises that improves our partnership with our horse and improves our horse’s performance on the ground and under saddle. Using punishment changes our horse’s behavior on a negative breaking and destroying the bond and partnership we have or had with our partner. In these video’s Mike will show you how to solve several different types of problems with horses using exercise that will improve your horse’s partnership and performance.

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Mike Hughes’s horse training techniques are not responsible for any injuries or death to horse owners, other people, or horses. Horses are very large animals and can be very dangerous. The horse training techniques used in these videos are done by a professional trainer. When performing any of these horse training techniques you are doing so at your own risk. If you feel unsafe performing any of these horse training techniques please consult a professional horse trainer.

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Problem Solving -Ground and Saddle Issues -
  • Witch Hunts

    We have all seen horses while we are leading them or riding them when they are looking to the left and then to the right just looking for something to spook at when there really is nothing there. In this video I will show you 4 exercises to help solve this problem

  • Boloting Pony Part 3

    In this video I will go over advance exercises that you can do with your horse if he try's bolting while your leading or ground driving him

  • Bolting Pony Part 2

    In this video I will over advanced exercises on how to solve bolting issues from the ground.

  • Bolting Pony

    In this video I will show you step by step how to solve bolting issues while leading your horses or pony.

  • Nose shy horses, feet and more

    I did this video on a nose shy horse, In this video I will go over correcting the shyness along with picking up hind legs and much more

  • Food Aggressive Horses Part 1 and 2

    In this video I will go over on how to solve ear pinning and food aggressive horses with easy step by step methods to solve this dangerous problem

  • Sound Sensitive Horses

    I did this video on sound sensitive horses, This is part 1 of 2. In this lesson I will show you how to get your horse use to loud sounds with out spooking

  • Is Your Horse Nervous Of Winter Blankets

    This is a really good video for everyone that has nervous horses of having there winter blankets put on. In this video I will teach you how to train your horse to accept the winter blanket in a calm manner with out halter on

  • 4 Exercises To Solve Seperation Anxitey

    4 exercises to solve separation anxiety. Separation Anxiety also know as Buddy Sour Behavior is when horses become up set and stressed when their pasture mates leave. Some horses will become very stressed out neighing, stall walking, weaving, profusely sweating, etc. Some horses can even stress t...

  • Defensive Aggression Behavior Part 2

  • How to relax the scared horse

    This is a video on how to teach the scared horse to relax, This is a great cue when your horse gets nervous, scared, excited, or higher then a kite, After teaching this you will have a cue that says relax

  • Horses that are over reactive to legs

    This video is on horses that are over reactive to legs, this can be a dangerous problem for both you and your horse. In this video I will show a easy way to solve this problem making things safer for you and your horse

  • The Hard To Bridle Horse

    This is a video I did on the hard to bridle horse. This horse was dumped off in a 100 acre pasture and she was a rescue. When the people rescued her she was very nose and face shy. So this video is on taking care of those issues and how to bridle the hard horse.

  • How To Cure The Cinchy Horses

    This is a video I did with a new horse that came into training and she was moving around a lot when I went to cinch her up. So this is a great video to help you with the cinchy horse, Hope it helps

  • My Horse Pulls Back

    Horse that pull back can be very dangerous and cause injury to them selves and anyone around them. In this video I will over how to cure this problem

  • Sandy (Teaching your horse to stand still while mounting)

    Hi Sandra. This is how you would want to go about training your horse to stand still while mounting and dismounting. Hope it helps :)

  • Rosanna (Working with a horse that will not move off)

    Hi Rosanna, Here is the video when your horses faces you and won't move.

  • Leading Manners (Ground Exercise)

    Good Leading Manners are very important for our safety as well as our horses safety. In this video I will show you how to get your horse leading with good manners.

  • Spoiled Bottle Fed Babys

  • Standing still while tied (Ground Exercise)

    So Many horse have problems with standing still while tied, the horse are pawing the ground, swing side to side, call for their buddies and more. This can be very dangerous to both our horses and us. Learn how to teach your horse to control themselves while tied.

  • 3 Simple Exercises to Cure The Barn Sour Horse

    Three simple exercises to cure the barn sour horse. Barn sour horses can be very dangerous as they want or try to run home out of control. In this video I will teach you how to cure this dangerous habit.

  • Defensive Aggression in Abused Horses (Part 1 Ground Exercises)

    Defensive Aggression Behavior With Abused Horses
    From Being Calm Defensive Aggression Behavior Taking Flight

    Defensive Aggression can be a physical or an emotional response. It is an act of aggression in a way of being defensive caused f...

  • The Buck Stops Here (Part 1, Ground and Saddle Exercises)

    The Buck Stops Here (Part 1)
    a. When we start thinking about being bucked off we start getting scared… Bucking is extremely dangerous and lot of people have been really hurt and injured from being bucked off their horses. The Buck Stops here will teach you how to solve this dangerous problem an...

  • The Buck Stops Here (Part 2, Ground and Saddle Exercises)

    The Buck Stops Here (Part 2)
    a. Part two of the buck stops here continues the training on correcting this dangerous behavior. In this video you will see signs of the horse thinking about bucking and how to correct it through the exercises
    b. Change of direction, mounting, dismounting, flexing...