GAITED MORGANS BLOG
From university findings, Lee Ziegler, Gait clinician articles and videos will cover the areas of Gait, Tack, Gaited Horsemanship and Training. There are more Blog items than can be listed on this cover page of most recent articles/videos. You can see the additional items by category by highlighting one of the categories in the right side bar. You’ll find all these here!
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Understanding is the key to interactions with the horse. This article covers how to understand/use the "Lines of Communications." Lines of Communications
As a youth my Dad always emphasized to listen to the horse's statements/communications. I have learned the horse is always telling you something. Are you smart enough/knowledgeable/trained to understand? These are some simple/basic things to watch for...
Conformation and Gait---is there a correlation. There is an "answer" in this article.
Conformation: Shape; dimensions and proportions of a horse. Article written for race horse, but overall view and concepts apply to all breeds. Conformation in Horses -- What is Correct?
Can you lounge a gaited horse?
Foxtrotters and Walking Horses Can Canter
The Risks and Benefits of Longeing. Can longeing do more harm than good?
Identifying the Symmetrical Gaits Of Horses Or What is that horse doing? Defining Gaits
How to Tell One Gait from Another or What is that horse doing?
Who is Lee Ziegler? You should understand the writings and book by Lee based on her history with horses and the relationship of the family to horses. I knew Lee by a few phone calls, many private emails and interactions in a yahoo group. Who is Lee...
Famous Full Brothers
Balanced Rider Means Balanced Horse--simple words, but the article includes three simple concepts to improve enjoyment of riding. Balanced Rider Means Balanced Horse
Larry Whitesell talks to Building a "Foundation" so you can prevent the spook and buddy sour horse, speed control and stop fighting every step of a ride. Explains what you need to do, but it is covered in many videos on his fb page "Gaited...
Understanding Horse Behavior 4-H Member Grade Unit 8 Grade 12 from the Agricultural Extension Service. The booklet in a few pages covers many topics in order for the person to understand the following: 1. Understand Horse Behavior. 2. Use this...
Larry Whitesell talks to CONCEPTS versus TRICKS to develop collection/impulsion rear end versus gait from FACE.
This should be one of the references for the horse owner's library. It covers how to select, care, train/handle, ride and recreational activity. Basic knowledge, but a foundation for the welfare of the horse and safe riding. 4-H Horse Project Oregon State...
Do you ever wonder what causes physical issues to your horse? Do you understand your riding abilities and the interaction of horse and rider are the causes of many issues? Lengthy video, but important to be a good owner/trainer.
This article covers a subject which is common to "ALL" horses whether gaited or not. If you have a horse traveling in a hollow back whether trotting or doing a stepping pace, both will potentially develop the same issues over time. Biomechanics...
This video sill show the consequences of poor rider ability. These can be prevented if the rider is aware of the consequences and how to prevent.