Keeping Your Horse Dream Alive

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The term “ride forward” can mean different things to different people.  In this episode, Lyn gives us a definition of riding forward as well as how to accomplish it with our horses. (Thank you to the band Miller and Sasser for their composition “East Texas Pines” which we used for the musical background for this podcast.) The post Riding Forward appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
In this episode Lyn Ringrose-Moe talks about the importance of making a correct halt/stop.  She also walks us through how to make the perfect stop and how it’s all in the preparation.   (Thanks to Derek Clegg and his composition of “Selfish” which provided our musical background.) The post Importance of the Halt/Stop appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Are you like most riders who can easily feel guilty about not spending more time with their horse? In this episode Lyn talks about this issue, and just like most things in life, it’s quality time that wins out. . (Thanks go to the artists Thorn and Shout for the composition of “Trouble” which we used as our musical background.)  The post How much time do you need to spend with your horse? appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
What is positive tension? Why is it important in riding?  In this episode Lyn discusses “positive tension” and how it contributes to soft feel. (Thanks to Miller and Sasser for “East Texas Pines” which provided our musical background.)   The post Positive Tension appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Lyn suggests factors to consider before allowing others to ride your horse.  She also talks about important elements when leasing your horse including the importance of communication.  (Thanks to the artist Krestovsky for “Litterbug” which we used as our background music.) The post Letting Others Ride or Lease Your Horse appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Relying on her years of training horses and teaching students, Lyn describes essential characteristics which separate a great rider from a good rider.  (Thank you to the band Miller and Sasser for their composition “East Texas Pines” which we used for the musical background for this podcast.) The post What Separates a Great Rider from a Good Rider appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
We all have experienced challenges with our horses that seem to defy conventional approaches.  In this episode, Lyn describes how thinking “outside the box” just might be the best approach to intractable problems.  (Thanks go to the artists Thorn and Shout for the composition of “Trouble” which we used as our musical background.)  The post Thinking Outside the Box appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Lyn is a founding partner in Cowboy Dressage World and in this episode Lyn talks about the basic philosophy behind this popular equestrian discipline, including soft feel and being kind to your horse. (Thanks to the artist Krestovsky for “Litterbug” which we used as our background music.) The post The Philosophy behind Cowboy Dressage appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Lyn discusses the purpose of nosebands in dressage, the concept of “moving toward comfort,” the effect of jaw flexion on the body of your horse or mule, and other listener questions.  (Thanks to Derek Clegg and his composition of “Selfish” which provided our musical background.) The post Answers to Listeners Questions appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Working with horses requires us to be mindful of our emotional state on any particular day. In this episode, Lyn gives us some helpful tips on how to deal with our anger when working with our horses.  (Thanks to Miller and Sasser for “East Texas Pines” which provided our musical background.) The post Anger appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Managing Your Horse When They Require Stall Rest Lyn talks with our special guest Loni Langdon, a certified Masterson Method Practioner and Instructor, about managing your horse when they are laid up emphasizing the importance of considering the horse’s pain, energy level and our own mindfulness of their situation. (Thanks go to the artists Thorn and Shout for the composition of “Trouble” which we used as our musical background.)   The post Managing Your Horse When They Require Stall Rest appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
In this episode Lyn talks about the characteristics of a good team which can help you keep your horse dream alive.  She also talks about your responsibility to the team, how to build a good team, and the importance of leadership in establishing your team.   The post Episode 20: Building Your Team appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
What keeps you coming back to horses when the going gets tough?  In this episode Lyn and Joan share personal reflections about the importance and the role of “passion” in keeping our horse dreams alive.  (Our thanks to Derek Clegg and his composition of “Selfish” for the musical background.)   The post Episode 19: Desire appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Today Lyn discusses the importance of knowing when the horse you have might not be the right horse for you.  She also talks about what signs to look for and how important your decision is not only for you but for your horse.  (Thanks to Miller and Sasser for “East Texas Pines” which provided our musical background.) The post Episode 18: Letting Go of Your Horse appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Have you experienced the frustration of trying to teach your horse something which they just can’t seem to master?  In this episode Lyn revisits the topic of listening to your horse and considering physical factors which may be responsible for their difficulty in learning the maneuver.  (Our thanks to Derek Clegg and his composition of “Selfish” for the musical background.)   The post Episode 17: Don’t Train the Pain appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
In this episode, Lyn defines straightness (alignment) in the horse, how to observe whether or not your horse is straight, its’ importance, and she suggests ways that you can help your horse maintain straightness.  (Thank you to the band Miller and Sasser for their composition “East Texas Pines” which we used for the musical background for this podcast.) The post Episode 16: Straightness and Alignment in Your Horse appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Special guest Julie Lanocha of Centaur Pilates talks to us about the value of incorporating Pilates in our fitness routine to improve balance, coordination, and self-carriage. (Thanks go to the artists Thorn and Shout for the composition of “Trouble” which we used as our musical background.)  The post Episode 15: How Pilates Can Improve Your Riding appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
In this episode Lyn talks about what a slump is, the unseen progress we make during a slump, the importance of mental discipline and flexibility, and the opportunity slumps give us to learn something different.  (Thanks go to Derek Clegg and his composition of “Selfish” for the musical background.) The post Episode 14: Working Through a Slump appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Lyn has had a lot of experience teaching both older and younger riders.  Here she talks about important differences between these groups and some of the advantages of being an older rider.  (Thanks to Fascinating Earthbound Objects for “Moonsun” which provides the background music.) The post Episode 13: Training Perspectives on Older vs. Younger Riders appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
In this Episode Lyn talks about the importance of planning your riding session with your horse.  She includes factors that can modify that plan including listening skills such as “What’s the horse’s mood? What is my mood? And what’s the weather like? Then she walks us through one of her 45 minute training sessions.  (Our thanks go to Quimorucru for their musical piece “Le chasseur” which we used as our background music.) The post Episode 12: Training Session appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Today we talk about how our egos can get in the way of advancing the partnership with our horses. Lyn emphasizes the importance of remaining humble, i.e. being open to the possibilities but also understand that we don’t need to have all the answers.  (Thanks to Fascinating Earthbound Objects for “Elevator” which we used as our background music.) The post Episode 11: Ego appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Lyn discusses and provides perspective on two common types of fear which we can experience as horsemen: fear of the horse and fear of failure when others are watching us perform. (Thanks to the artist Krestovsky for “Litterbug” as our background music.) The post Episode 10: Fear appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Consistency is a lot more than doing the same thing every day at the same time.  Lyn talks about the importance of consistency in small details when we work with our horses and uses the example of giving your horse an aid to walk off as an exercise in consistency.  (Thanks to the artist Quimorucru for “Le chasseur” which we used for our musical background.) The post Episode 9: Consistency appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
Instead of being critical and judgmental of ourselves when we’re learning something new, Lyn recommends that we embrace, have fun, and view learning new skills as a positive experience. (Thanks to the artist Krestovsky for “Litterbug” as our background music.) The post Episode 8: The Messiness of Learning appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
In this episode Lyn discusses the position and seat of the rider and its importance in maintaining the balance of the horse.  (Thanks to the artist Krestovsky for “Litterbug” as our background music.) The post Episode 7: Importance of the Rider’s Seat appeared first on LRM Equestrian Services.
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Keeping Your Horse Dream Alive
Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Aug 4th, 2018
Latest Episode
Aug 19th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
31
Avg. Episode Length
10 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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