How do you ride a bucking (fresh) horse? Monty's Answer: To my way of thinking, the most important part of these ‘fresh horse’ rides is what you do before you get on. ... One of the Golden Rules ... is Safety First.
[This week's Ask Monty coming soon!] May. 6 How do you ride a bucking horse? April. 29 Can you Join-Up with a bull? April. 22 Where were you when I needed you? April. 15 How can I be a better student? April. 8 Are stallions more challenging for Join-Up? April. 1 How do you stop [...]
I am amazed at your work with horses in the circle enclosure ... Do you think if I built a round pen like you use, and brought a bull in, he would respond with the same result as when your horses Join-Up?
April 22, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Where were you when I needed you? I am 78 years old and worked with horses in the 1950s and 60s. I hated the methods of training. I decided to look at YouTube and see what is going on today and found everyone is using a creation [...]
April 15, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: How can I be a better student? Dear Monty, I suppose you receive letters like this all the time being the amazing person you are but I just wanted to let you know how much of an impact you’ve on my life. Similar to you, I’ve always [...]
April 8, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Are stallions more challenging for Join-Up? G'day Monty, After many years with horses, I'm just beginning my journey with Join-Up, my past practices have been more organic (what comes naturally) with a bit of information from here and a bit from there. I'm bringing a stallion (14 [...]
April 1, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: How do you stop violence? Dear Monty, I always read other people's questions as they are very often very interesting, and your thoughtful answers informative and useful. But every question, and every answer, seem to lead me towards one foundation question, or one underlying mystery. My own [...]
March 25, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Have you seen PTSD in a horse before? During the breaking in of my beloved mare, something went horribly wrong for her. Somehow she became a rodeo horse. She was rejected because she didn't buck properly. Her tail was broken and she was tazered. Then when she [...]
March 18, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Are horses individuals? My pony will move his head in a full clockwise circle over and over again. He will do it if he's at the gate and ready to leave the arena if I allow him to. Last week we put him out in the field [...]
March. 11, 2020 - Ask Monty Newsletter Question: Has The Queen's love for horses influenced you? Dear Monty, I honor your answer, your deep respect for Her Majesty the Queen (and The Queen Mother) and your deep understanding of horses and the mistakes humans make that can cause tragic accidents with horses through their LACK [...]