Train Your Own Horse with Stacy Westfall
Summary: Stacy Westfall teaches people how to understand, enjoy and successfully train their own horses. In her podcast, she shares all of her knowledge in her area of expertise: horses. She offers insights into issues that riders face in their own minds as well as the way they are viewing the challenges and goals they have with horses. She shares tips on becoming a better rider as well as a better leader for your horse. Discover how you can understand things from your horses point of view so that you can enjoy the learning process with your horse. When you are able to understand what your horse is experiencing mentally and physically the process of learning new things becomes more enjoyable. Your goals may be showing, trail riding or simply enjoying life with horses-all of which Stacy enjoys herself. She shares her own struggles and successes to allow listeners to understand that everyone experiences ups and downs. Through her podcast, website, YouTube channel and social media Stacy answers questions about: Fear, when to sell a horse, goal setting, safety, ground work, trailer loading, lead changes, reining, spins, stops, western dressage, ranch riding, when to get help, lessons, clinics and improving your safety, success and enjoyment of horses.
Episode 185- How to determine if your self concept is slowing you down.
Episode 184-The benefits and challenges of learning to evaluate your ride
Episode 183-Creating building blocks or rearranging the blocks you have to create something new.
Episode 182-How to deal with a mouthy horse and prevent biting.
Episode 181- Three reasons it can be challenging to sit a horses lope
Episode 180: Help, my horse started laying down while riding
Episode 179: Getting forward motion from a horse without negative tension.
Episode 178: My mare goes from calm and sweet to disconnected: self awareness, anticipation, and adjustability
Episode 177- Rein contact: does your horse think support or correction?
Episode 176: But is this really what my horse likes doing?
Episode 175: Why horses might put their ears back during work
Episode 174: Horse bucking while leading: earning the right to be near me
Episode 173: Teaching a foal to be bold
Episode 172: What to do with feelings like terrified and scared
Episode 171: Positive and negative tension in riders