Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Trainer's Articles

Trainer's Articles

 I Hope I Can and I Hope He Will By Charles Wilhelm What I have discovered in working with and training horses is the importance of...

Balance and Collection By Charles Wilhelm We often hear the words “balance” and “collection” along with a variety of methods of achieving these goals for our...

Feeding Treats By Charles Wilhelm, Ultimate Foundation Training, "It's never, ever, the horses fault." While I am not against feeding treats, I do think it is...

Why Do We Need All The Gadgets? By Charles Wilhelm I think there is a lot of misconception about the many, many types of equipment available....

What it Means to Train a Horse Using Dressage Principles – Part I By Charles Wilhelm There is a lot of current interest in the principles...

Use of the Rein Aids By Charles Wilhelm I am often asked if it is correct to ride with a loose rein or if contact should...

Trail Tips by Charles Wilhelm A lot of problems happen out on the trail because we don’t do any, or the right preparation. I am...

Getting Results From Your Training By Charles Wilhelm Someone recently said to me that she had watched Richard Winters, myself, and some of the other well-known...

What is a “Broke Horse?” By Charles Wilhelm We hear the term broke horse and sometimes it has a negative connotation as if it is describing...

                   The Importance of Communication With Your Horse and Trainer By Charles Wilhelm In communication with your horse, one of the first things to understand...

The Importance of a Solid Forward Cue I believe that the forward cue is the most misunderstood and misused of the riding cues. It is often...

Finding the Horse that is Right for You By Charles Wilhelm There are many things to consider when you decide to buy a horse. There is...

The Skills Needed for Trail Riding   A horse that goes out on the trail should be one of the most well trained horses because the...

Welcome to the Trainer's Articles section where you will find articles by Charles Wilhelm about many different training issues or problems. Wilhelm is famous...

Dealing With a Horse That Bites or Kicks By Charles Wilhelm What causes a horse to start biting or kicking? What can we do about it?...

Working With Horses is a Mental Game  By Charles Wilhelm After spending a good deal of time in the last few years working with beginning...

Control of the Shoulders, Ribcage and Hips Control of the shoulders, ribcage and hips is required in order to do a great many things including...

Handling a Horse that is Nervous at Shows By Charles Wilhelm I received a question about a really nice thoroughbred off the track that does very...