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Articles from Author Julie Goodnight

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horse
January 7, 2018
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie

One thing horses are really good at is being present in the moment. People, not so much. We tend to carry baggage from the past and stress about the future, but not stay present with our horse in the moment. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could stay...

Julie Goodnight, Notes from Julie
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November 14, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie

Dear Julie: This may be a very odd question, but I was curious how many times have you been kicked or caught in the crossfire in your training career? I’ve been kicked three times, but tonight I got kicked square in the pelvis by a dominant mare who...

horse
October 10, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie

Recently at one of my clinics, a rider told me that three different trainers told him flat-out that his horse did not like him. He was hoping that the clinic would help him understand if the horse would ever come to like him or if he should get a...

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August 11, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Horses know good leadership when they see it because their lives depend upon it. We probably all agree that the ultimate relationship with a horse is one in which the horse looks up to you, wants to be with you and feels safe and peaceful in your presence. But all the...

Julie Goodnight
July 10, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie

“Try That One More Time.” When it comes to horses, these words are often looked back on with regret. They’re often the words muttered right before something goes terribly wrong. Words matter. Sometimes we need to listen to the words that come out of...

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June 13, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie

For many of us, the winter months are not conducive to riding, due to frozen ground, inclement weather and/or mud. And whether we like it or not, sometimes life gets in the way of our riding plans—your horse gets hurt or you have a personal situation...

Julie Goodnight
May 16, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie
Feeding Transitions in the Spring

Julie Goodnight takes on topics you want to know more about in her online training library—part of her ever-expanding Horse Master Academy (...

graze
April 24, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie
Avoiding Feed-time Frenzy

Julie Goodnight takes on topics you want to know more about in her online training library—part of her ever-expanding Horse Master Academy (...

Melocco
April 5, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie
A Horse’s Sense of Fairness

Julie Goodnight takes on topics you want to know more about in her online training library—part of her ever-expanding Horse Master Academy (...

Julie Goodnight
February 14, 2017
Julie Goodnight

Notes From Julie
Top 3 Saddle-Fit Pains

Julie Goodnight takes on topics you want to know more about in her online training library—part of her ever-expanding Horse Master Academy (...

Julie Goodnight, Notes from Julie