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Ask Monty: When is a horse safe and ready to ride?

2020-01-09T04:01:50-07:00

January. 8, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: When is a horse safe and ready to ride? Dear Monty, Some horses will instinctively buck during the starting process, what would you consider to be the safest or best way to ensure from the outset that this is not a 'go to' option when horses encounter [...]

Ask Monty: When is a horse safe and ready to ride?2020-01-09T04:01:50-07:00

Ask Monty: Why does my horse refuse a jump?

2020-01-05T05:41:44-07:00

January. 1, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Why does my horse refuse a jump? Why does my horse refuse a jump? Monty's Answer: Probably, you have overmatched him at some point. Get the fences lower, let him have fun and rebuild his confidence. Elevate the fences gradually, attempting to discover his maximum capability. Horses [...]

Ask Monty: Why does my horse refuse a jump?2020-01-05T05:41:44-07:00

2020 The Ask Monty eNewsletters

2020-01-09T04:02:08-07:00

[This week's Ask Monty coming soon!] January. 8 When is a horse safe and ready to ride? January. 1 Why does my horse refuse a jump? Missed out on our 2019 Ask Monty free horse tips? View our 2019 Ask Monty archives.

2020 The Ask Monty eNewsletters2020-01-09T04:02:08-07:00

Ask Monty: Do you think Join-Up is for dressage queens?

2020-01-05T05:36:02-07:00

December. 25, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Do you think Join-Up is for dressage queens? Why do you do your Join-Up demonstrations using an English saddle and never a Western? Is that why lots of cowboys think Join-Up is for dressage queens? Monty's Answer: There are many reasons why the saddle that I choose [...]

Ask Monty: Do you think Join-Up is for dressage queens?2020-01-05T05:36:02-07:00

Ask Monty: My horse has difficulty taking the bit

2020-01-05T05:42:31-07:00

December. 18, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: My horse has difficulty taking the bit My horse has difficulty taking the bit. It was recommended by someone that I use a bitless bridle for her, but I don’t know how to use one and no one will help me. They will only help with a [...]

Ask Monty: My horse has difficulty taking the bit2020-01-05T05:42:31-07:00

Ask Monty: How do you achieve a high performance with horses?

2020-01-05T05:45:38-07:00

December. 11, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: How do you achieve a high performance with horses? You work mostly on horse problems such as biting, kicking or refusing to go into the trailer. Do you think your methods could make top horses even more successful, get dressage horses more concentrated in the arena or [...]

Ask Monty: How do you achieve a high performance with horses?2020-01-05T05:45:38-07:00

Ask Monty: Can anyone learn the horses’ language?

2020-01-05T05:47:10-07:00

December. 4, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Can anyone learn the horses’ language? How can we learn to listen to horses? Can anyone learn the horses’ language or does it require a special talent? Monty's Answer: For the past 30 years I have set out to show the world how my concepts have improved [...]

Ask Monty: Can anyone learn the horses’ language?2020-01-05T05:47:10-07:00

Ask Monty: Does your horse like his blanket?

2019-12-03T08:17:59-07:00

November. 27, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Does your horse like his blanket? My horse refuses to accept a turnout rug. I have been kicked several times and my hands have been burned because the horse bolts away from me as I attempt to put the rug over the body. He has pulled back [...]

Ask Monty: Does your horse like his blanket?2019-12-03T08:17:59-07:00

Ask Monty: Do you recommend equipment that keeps the horse’s head down?

2019-12-03T08:18:16-07:00

November. 20, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Do you recommend equipment that keeps the horse's head down? Do you recommend martingales, draw reins, tie-downs or chambons? Monty's Answer: I would like you to think about this answer­ carefully. I am being asked here for an opinion on equipment that is fully extrinsic. I believe [...]

Ask Monty: Do you recommend equipment that keeps the horse’s head down?2019-12-03T08:18:16-07:00

Ask Monty: What do you do with a horse that runs to the gate?

2019-12-03T08:18:27-07:00

November. 13, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: What do you do with a horse that runs to the gate? What do you do with a horse that repeatedly runs to the gate? Monty's Answer: You need to cause your horse to be uncomfortable when he is near the gate and completely comfortable when he [...]

Ask Monty: What do you do with a horse that runs to the gate?2019-12-03T08:18:27-07:00