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Luke Brown of Reata Horsemanship shares insights and stories about ranching, horsemanship, business, family, and life.

Q&A: Is my Horse Lazy, or just Clumsy with her Feet? groundwork horsemanship problem solving q&a riding Sep 19, 2023

Q: My Horse isn’t necessarily bred to be athletic and catty, but she definitely lacks in the energy department when asking her to move her feet both on the ground and under saddle. To the...

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Q&A: My Horse is Pushy While Leading groundwork horse training tips horsemanship problem solving q&a Aug 22, 2023

 Q: My horse has a tendency to be very pushy when I’m leading him. Although he does well with the backing exercises, I can’t seem to set him at a good pace whilst going from...

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Q&A: Horse Won't Stop While Roundpenning groundwork horse training tips horsemanship problem solving q&a Aug 15, 2023

Q: I have a horse that doesn't like to stop in the round pen. (Round penning exercise) Step in front and he doesn't even notice. Walk backwards and he shoots the gap or turns around and runs the...

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Q&A: Horse Won't Stand for a Bath groundwork horse training tips horsemanship q&a Aug 08, 2023

Q: My horse doesn’t like to stand still while hosing him off or giving him a bath? What are your training tips?

A: Horses that don’t want to stand still while...
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Q&A: Horse that Doesn't Like to be Touched groundwork horse training tips horsemanship problem solving q&a Jul 25, 2023

Q:  “I’ve been working with my 3 year old with a lot of round penning, desensitization, and lunging. Over this last week, it’s been like night and day with our ground...

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