Friday, June 23, 2017
Trainer's Articles

Trainer's Articles

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

 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...

What it Means to Train a Horse Using Dressage Principles – Part II Last month we covered the need for a solid forward cue, a...

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...

The Mature Rider Most of the riders I work with are older ladies with the average age at around 52. They all want to have...

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....

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?...

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...

Do You Have a Partnership or a Relationship With Your Horse? By Charles Wilhelm Partnership conjures up a notion that there is harmony between you and...

Having Fun With the Ball You may have seen me use the ball or have seen it on my website. It is about 36 inches...

The Versatile Tarp By Charles Wilhelm Does your horse get nervous when there are things on the ground near his legs? Do dogs, chickens, even small...

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...