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DbarH Equine Training. Natural Horsemanship
Medicine Lodge Valley, Dillon, Montana

Foundation Ground Training Techniques

by Oldenburg/Holsteiner stallion Cochise

" It is necessary to have great skill in order to arrive at this  equestrian plateau.  However, if tact is lacking, all the skills in the world are useless"

- Nuno Oliveira
Reflections on Equestrian Art - 1976



  • Training Theory

  • Foundation Training

  • Standards

  • Riding Training and Teaching

Equine Psychology 

  • Lesson 1 Personality

  • Lesson 2 Submission

  • Lesson 3 Repetition and Habit

Foundation Ground Training

  • Deworming

  • Easy Haltering

  • Beginning Leading and Tying

  • Leading via body language

  • Biting

  • Kicking

  • Shaking Hands

  • Standing

  • Lunging

  • Laying Down

  • Playing Tag

  • Advanced Leading

  • Mid Point Desensitizing Page 1 


Horse Training Articles

Body Position Articles


Training Approach Articles


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Donna Hildreth 1998 - 2009
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