Training Articles

Here are a selection of training articles I have written for various magazines. If you have a horse training question or are having problems training your horse, just send an email or call and I can help you.


Getting the right start in Cowboy Mounted Shooting: Learn what to do and what not to do, when introducing your horse to the sport of mounted shooting. (

Avoiding Common Mistakes in Mounted Shooting: Not everyone is lucky enough to be surrounded by experienced shooters when learning the sport. Here is a list of the most common mistakes people make in cowboy Mounted Shooting.(

Right as Rein: Incorrect rein length is one of the most common problem shooters experienced. Learn how to fix this mistake in this article. (

Off to the Right Start: Crossing the timer, there are a lot of important things you must consider. Read this article to help get your horse off to the right start as you start your pattern.  

Taking the Lead: Do you have problems with your horse cross-firing or picking up the wrong lead? This article will help you.(

Cross Shots: They are not as hard as you think. Don’t let yourself get in a bad habit by avoiding the cross shot.(

Finding your Seat: Staying balanced in the saddle is important in a fast paced sport like mounted shooting. Learn how to improve your seat here. (

Green + Green: Don’t let the inexperience of you and your horse be a problem. Learn how to work through that here. (