Groundwork Circles - Desensitize Your Horse To A Rope. In this episode we first show how to teach a horse to circle its handler. More importantly,how h we sow to fix problems that always seem to show up when a person first teaches this to a new horse.
Teach Your Horse To Lower Its Head - Zig Zags for Leading, Yield The Haunches. This episode starts with teaching a horse to lower its head. This not only helps a horse become easier to halter and bridle but it’s also a good way to encourage your horse to relax.
The Back Up - Lateral Flexion, Bridling Practise. This episode starts with teaching your horse to back away from you. This is a great exercise to do with horses that have learned to be pushy or rude. Learn how your body language and presence is the deciding factor in whether your horse chooses to respect you or not.
Jason along with his wife Bronwyn operate Jason & Bronwyn Irwin Horsemanship. They are based out of Ontario, Canada. Jason teaches twenty-five to thirty clinics a year on a variety of topics including colt starting, horsemanship, liberty training, problem-solving, trailer loading, groundwork, trick work, and more.
Jason has started colts and given training demonstrations at some of the largest horse expos in the world.
As well as teaching clinics Jason is also part of the family business Northstar Livestock Quarter Horses.
"Because of the horse..."
I have a lifelong goal – to work every day at becoming a better horseman.
Because of the horse I have been able to go to some really interesting places and meet some great people.