Notes From Julie: Tips to Establish Respect with your Young Horse

Are you raising a foal or young horse? Make sure you’re setting up a good relationship with respect from the...

Notes from Julie: Work Ethic – How your determination leads to dreams fulfilled

A strong work ethic ensures an individual’s success—for both horses and humans. Whether you are bussing dishes or doing brain...

Notes From Julie: Barn Rules – Cleanliness & Good Behavior

Like most horse trainers, when it comes to my barn, I run a tight ship and I like things very...

Notes From Julie: What’s the difference in bit-less and bridle-less riding?

Bitless or Bridle-less? To me, there’s a big difference. Often when I write about riding my horses bridle-less, people confuse...

Notes From Julie: Horse Behavior – Leadership & Nurturing Your Horse’s “Try”

I have lived with and worked with horses for more than half a century. And the older I get, the...

Notes From Julie: To Shoe Or Not to Shoe?

To me, this is not a simple yes-or-no, black-or-white answer. Just as there are many good reasons not to shoe...

Notes from Julie: Can You Teach “Feel”?

Teaching Feel Although often the subject of debate, to me it’s a no brainer — yes, you can teach people...

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Notes from Julie: Trailer Loading Woes & Wisdom

Julie Goodnight takes on topics you want to know more about in her blog. Here she talks about the different...