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Ask Carson James

Carson James answers horse training questions and provides natural solutions for horse training solving horse problems. New episodes every Tuesday. Get more horse training at https://carsonjames.com

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Respect Is A Bad Word
This podcast covers the why and how the term “respect” is horribly misinterpreted and how to get all of this headed in the right direction. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
13:26 1/9/24
How To Balance Out Any Horse
For this week’s podcast, we’re gonna talk about how you can find the balance with your horse if he has a tendency to be lazy or hot. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
09:40 9/5/23
Your Horse Has A Need For Speed
Riders often feel they are ensuring their safety by holding the horse back, but it’s actually the opposite. A horse will not feel safe unless he knows he can naturally and freely move without interference from the rider. For this week’s podcast, I’m gonna talk about why a little speed is important and how to get you and your horse to that point. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
11:44 8/8/23
A Horse Will Shape His Body For Where His Mind Is Trying To Go
For this week’s podcast, I’m gonna talk about how a young Colt was able to get past all his buddy sour magnets while only at a walk. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
10:06 7/25/23
Grandma Got Ran Over By A Reindeer…Except It Was A Horse
For this week’s podcast, I want to talk about a question that we recently got asked. When leading a horse that has a tendency to get spooky, would it be better to lead him by your shoulder or keep him behind you around 6ft? Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
07:33 7/11/23
When Your Horse Is Too Far Gone
High pressure situations are usually not the optimal time for fixing a problem. If he’s tipped too far the other way that your horse is a total basket case, then  get by the best you can for the current situation, but don’t fail to work on the problem and get your horse more sure before it surfaces again. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
08:00 6/27/23
Is Your Horse Being Reactive Or Responsive?
Just because a horse responds to something does not mean that he is scared. We often remove the natural lightness from our horse by accidentally making him dull and unresponsive. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
06:19 5/30/23
My Horse Paws When I Ask Him To Back Up. Should I Ignore It?
For this week’s podcast, I'm gonna go over a question that was asked at one of our recent clinics. The question was, “my horse paws when I ask him to back up. Should I ignore it?” Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
04:45 5/16/23
How To Make Backing Your Horse Easier
Before trying to get your horse to back up, try this first. After about 5 or 6 rides, your horse will start to engage their hind feet to allow lightness when backing. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
06:00 4/25/23
Handy Saddling Tips
For this week’s podcast, I’m gonna go over a few handy tips that I like to use/do when saddling. 90% of you don’t know about these 5% of the time. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
09:22 4/4/23
What Is Your Definition Of A Broke Horse?
We have strayed so far from the definition of what a  “broke” horse is. It’s time to start doing more than circles. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
20:14 3/21/23
My Filly Colt
I Just got a new horse, so I figured for this week’s podcast, I would tell you how it’s going so far. She came to me with a reputation of being hard to get a long with, but I found that she is just not a very big fan of having a leg on her. Making progress. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
19:37 3/7/23
Why Should You Improve Your Horse’s Speed / Lightness?
For this week’s podcast, I’m gonna talk about adding speed and the huge benefits this has for you and your horse. Would you believe that this actually can make your horse calmer? Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
10:02 2/21/23
The “S” Word
It’s a pretty simple deal. Don’t think stop; they get braced if you do. Instead, teach them to rapidly slow down with proper balance in the body and feet. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
07:37 1/31/23
Catching The Uncatchable Horse
When it comes to this issue, you have to ask yourself, “why is he not wanting to be caught?” It could be a number of reasons right? Whatever the reason might be, it can be accomplished using this method. The outcome will be a horse that loves to be caught.  Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
08:52 1/17/23
The Powerful Piece You Might Be Missing
This is one of the single best things you can do to improve your feeling and timing. In this podcast, I’m gonna talk about how to get started and what you can expect when you stay consistent. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
07:04 1/3/23
Small Changes Produce Huge Results
For this week’s podcast, I’m going to share what I have been working on with my horse. You would not believe (or maybe you will) how light you can get a horse by doing exercises only at a standstill or walk. The results have been amazing!  It’s easy and very attainable for anyone. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
10:49 12/20/22
The Benefits Of Trotting Diagonals
For this week’s podcast, we’re going to dive into the wonderful world of diagonals. This is an extremely beneficial exercise for your horse. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
05:52 11/29/22
Round Pen Troubleshooting
On this week’s podcast, I’m going to talk about a common problem that many horse owners encounter when round penning their horse. So many owners struggle to establish the main foundation of round pen work, and that is fluid consistency and balanced communication. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.com Support the show
03:41 11/15/22
How To Strengthen A Horse’s Back That Has A Tendency To Hollow Out
For this week’s podcast, I am going to talk about how to correct and strengthen a horse’s back that hollows out. One of the first things that needs to be tackled is making sure you are not contributing to this problem. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
14:34 11/8/22
Why Are Horses Difficult?
For this week’s podcast, I’m going to go over a subject that can sound very counterintuitive. It may even be hard for many of us to wrap our head around; however, it’s very important for us to practice this so we don’t hinder our horse’s need to turn loose and fully trust us. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
10:52 11/1/22
The Value Of An Extended Trot
For this week’s podcast, I’m gonna talk about the extended trot and what makes this gait so magical for you and your horse. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
08:28 10/18/22
3 Pre-requisites Every Horse Must Have
For this week’s podcast, I’m gonna go over the 3 things you need to have in place in order to have a good, safe, reliable horse. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
05:17 10/11/22
The Top 3 Mistakes Riders Make
For this week’s podcast, we're gonna talk about the top 3 mistakes that riders make. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
13:03 9/27/22
Trust Your Horse
Does your horse feel like he needs way too much help from you?  Wouldn’t it be awesome if you felt like you and your horse were doing things TOGETHER instead of you having to micromanage? Today we're covering how to allow the horse to start being a partner instead of an employee. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
18:41 9/20/22
How Long Should I Work With My Horse
For this week’s podcast, I'm gonna talk about the amount of time someone should spend working with their horse. As you listen, I’m gonna go over the two things you should consider when figuring this out. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
09:34 9/13/22
How To Get Through To Your Horse
For this week’s podcast, we’re gonna talk about how you should work with a horse that has a tendency to ignore most or all signals given to him. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
17:59 9/6/22
Don’t Make This Mistake
For this week’s podcast, I want to go over why it’s important not to overexpose your horse and why it’s necessary to work at the grade level your horse is at. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
13:47 8/23/22
Is Your Horse Better Off In A Stall Or In The Pasture?
Should you stall your horse or keep them in the pasture? The purpose of this podcast is not to pass judgment, but simply to explore the advantages and disadvantages of the possible scenarios. Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
11:05 8/16/22
How To Fix A Pushy Horse
Have you ever had a horse push through your hands/reins when you ask him to back, turn, etc while riding?  How about when you’re working on groundwork exercises? This can easily be fixed in a few short sessions using the right approach. Learn how by listening now! Get more horse training at http://carsonjames.comSupport the show
11:27 8/9/22

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