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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
November. 6, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Do you still work with the Queen’s horses? Do you still go to England to visit and work with the Queen’s horses? Monty's Answer: Yes, in fact, England is on my current schedule for two months of every year. While I tour the country to do demonstrations, [...]
October. 30, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Do your methods make horses more successful? 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 make show [...]
October. 23, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: How do horses help humans? You've created special programs for veterans, abused children, people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). What is it about the impact of horses on these people? Monty's Answer: Those familiar with my thoughts on healing should know that I don't believe there [...]
October. 16, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Are mustangs different from domestic horses? You have a great love and a very special attention for mustangs and you've trained a lot of wild mustangs. Are mustangs different from domestic horses? Why are they so special? Monty's Answer: One should remember that mustangs are feral and [...]
October. 10, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: What's changed in horse racing? You have worked a lot with race horses, during all these years has anything changed for the better in the race industry, in your opinion? Is the training system of race horses more 'horse friendly' in the US? And in Europe now? [...]
October. 2, 2019 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Have horse training methods improved? About your methods of training horses, you question some traditional methods, for e.g. the use of the whip, but still it's the main item in horse shops. You've been a part of a horse market in the world for long, how is [...]
Horsemanship clinics are flourishing and there has never been a time in history when horse owners have had more opportunity to learn to be better owners. So why are so many of us confused at times by the multitude of information and seemingly opposing answers about horsemanship? In the beginning, horses don't understand what we [...]