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.

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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. (http://www.horsecity.com/articles/western-features/16214-getting-started-in-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.( http://westernshootinghorse.com/jcontent/competition02202011/competition-news1561100476/training-and-technique1376308275/497-trainers-pen)

Right as Rein: Incorrect rein length is one of the most common problem shooters experienced. Learn how to fix this mistake in this article. (http://westernshootinghorse.com/jcontent/competition02202011/competition-news1561100476/training-and-technique1376308275/636-trainers-pen-tammy-sronce

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. http://westernshootinghorse.com/jcontent/competition02202011/competition-news1561100476/training-and-technique1376308275/514-trainers-pen-sep2009  

Taking the Lead: Do you have problems with your horse cross-firing or picking up the wrong lead? This article will help you.( http://westernshootinghorse.com/jcontent/competition02202011/competition-news1561100476/training-and-technique1376308275/693-taking-the-lead).

Cross Shots: They are not as hard as you think. Don’t let yourself get in a bad habit by avoiding the cross shot.(http://westernshootinghorse.com/jcontent/competition02202011/competition-news1561100476/training-and-technique1376308275/563-make-no-excuses-about-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. (http://westernshootinghorse.com/jcontent/competition02202011/competition-news1561100476/training-and-technique1376308275/653-finding-you-seat).

Green + Green: Don’t let the inexperience of you and your horse be a problem. Learn how to work through that here. (http://westernshootinghorse.com/jcontent/competition02202011/competition-news1561100476/training-and-technique1376308275/602-training-tammy-sronce).