Entries by Tristan Tucker

Motivate your horse!

A horse that is very laid-back and maybe extremely lazy, often struggles to get himself motivated. How do you get those horses to be in control of themselves, how do they learn to give themselves a feeling of having energy, of being athletic, of being something that is feeling good? That’s where my Groundwork Wednesday comes in!

Leading any horse safely

Leading your horse safely is vital when you have a hot horse or work with a lot of different horses. So I set out and recorded a video to show people how what I do to lead my horses anywhere safely and how to respond when your horse has a lot of energy and wants to run over you.

Meet the mare named Electric Pleasure…

During TRT Live in the Netherlands, I had the pleasure to meet Electric Pleasure. This mare really lived up to her name! It took me quite a while to teach her that she didn’t have to rely on her natural instincts, but that she could manage herself instead. You can see clips from the demonstration […]

Does your horse really know the trailer?

Does he really know the trailer? It is a question I often ask myself. ‘He is just missing parts of information that he needs to know how to be relaxed about traveling.’ This is what I think when someone tells me of their trailer loading problem or horse. Some of you may have seen the […]