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Ari Krause

Ari Krause is a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach, Emergenetics Certified Associate and an equine education expert. She is the founder, coach and managing partner of Haven Horsemanship, a company that specializes in natural horse care, holistic horsemanship and positive reinforcement training. www.havenhorsemanship.com

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What is Good Horsemanship?

By Ari Krause

You may not know it by reading articles, but I’m actually a quiet, peace keeping individual. The further I move from the equestrian competition spheres of the horse world, the more “radical” and “out there” my beliefs about horse care and horsemanship become. I still feel a fair amount of anxiety every time I hit […]

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When The Going Gets Hard, Go Slower

By Ari Krause

The application of many natural horsemanship methods operates on the foundation that the horse is being naughty, bossy or spoiled. They teach that if the horse isn’t returning the desired reaction, use more energy, get bigger, push/pull harder, etc. until the horse does return the desired reaction. This seems to work well with horses that […]

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Fridays Odyssey

By Ari Krause

I think we’re overdue for an update on the young mustang gelding, Friday. A lot has happened in less than a year. Friday is now comfortable with having his feet handled thanks to clicker training, time and patience. He was ill enough that we were concerned for his life. Thankfully he recovered and came back […]

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Isn’t Clicker Training for Dogs?

By Ari Krause

I’ve been asked this question more times than I can count in the last couple of weeks. I have researched clicker training for horses on and off for about a year. There are a couple individuals that I’ve followed on social media, read all of their information, watched some of their videos, etc. However, I […]

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Desensitizing or Flooding?

By Ari Krause

I’ve been on a new and exciting adventure recently. It’s been quite a journey already and, coincidentally, it relates to the video in the Horse Conscious Newsletter about desensitizing… Approximately two months ago I purchased two young ponies. I am pleased to introduce to you Ciara and Friday. Initially I was looking for one pony […]

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