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Horse Training Methods

Horse training methods are as varied as the horses and handlers that train them. They range from strong arm - even brutal tactics - to the opposite end of the scale, gentle, humane and respectful. Clearly, the differences in horse training methods are vast and notable.

 

Tradition is the enemy of progressive horse training methods. " Grandpa treated his horses this way and we do it the same," is the lame excuse that pervades the old school of rough horse treatment. Pain and intimidation have been the backbone of horse training methods for centuries, especially in the American west where horses are highly effective on the vast ranches of the west. Techniques such as snubbing a horse to a post and " sacking them out," to running horses in mindless circles until exhausted are sadly still alive and well in parts of the US.

Frank Bell's " Gentle Solution" Revolution

The bright star in the equation emerged in the later part of the last century. His name was Tom Dorrance and he introduced the entire world to a kinder, gentler approach to communicating with horses. Tom's message evolved to become the term " natural horsemanship" and is now quite literally sweeping the global equine community by storm.

I had the great fortune of meeting Tom Dorrance and attending several of his clinics. Today, dozens of trainers spread their version of Tom Dorrance's teachings. I am proud to call myself the gentlest of the gentle trainers and have taken this timely approach several steps beyond even what Tom Dorrance considered the gentle approach to horse training methods. My 7-Step Safety System begins with making a lasting first impression by simply giving to the animal. I call it bonding. Taking the time to love on the horse pays big rewards only minutes later as the horse eagerly chooses to give back and enjoy performing and engaging with the human. It is truly magical.

Join me in enlightening the world to a kinder, gentler way of relating to horses and all living creatures.

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"Frank Bell worked with my horse Raphael de Colorado, a Paso Fino, for about six weeks. Raphael is a three year and nine month old gelding. Frank said, and I agree, this was the most bothered, 'spookiest' horse he had ever come across.

After about six hours of desensitizing or 'sacking out', as some people call it, Frank got on him and rode him in a round pen for a while. Then I was able to get on and do the same. He needed a lot more work to get him to bend to both sides and a lot more time desensitizing until he was ready to ride in the arena.

Frank spent about 30 hours working with this horse and me. The training process is a complete learning experience for both the horse and the owner-rider. It is a gentling and calming process and not a rough or abusive system that he uses.

If you have a horse that needs to be trained or started under saddle I would recommend Frank over any other trainer. He is gentle with the animals and has a talent for observing and correcting the smallest fault."

— Jerry Leiser - Leiser Ranch

 

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