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Safely Bringing a Horse Back to Work

It’s no secret that you make the most progress with your horse when you consistently work with him. However, if you’re human, you’re bound to have to miss at least a few days of consistent training here or there.  It’s something Clinton has had to deal with, especially in the early days of his career, when he was on the road nearly every weekend.

“The problem with giving your horse gaps between training sessions is that he develops what I call ‘Mondayitis.’ Let’s say you rode your horse on Thursday and didn’t get back out to the barn until Monday. When you go to ride on Monday, your horse will not be tuned in to you like he was before he had time off. That’s very similar to what many of us are like on Mondays – we’re still recovering from the weekend and our full attention isn’t on work,” Clinton says.

In the September 2018 No Worries Club video, “Mondayitis,” Clinton explains how to best bring your horse back to work so you can continue to make progress. Watch the training video now by logging on to the No Worries Club website or the Downunder Horsemanship app. Using the Downunder Horsemanship app, you may view the content on your computer, mobile devices and your TV using AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire or Android TV.

A No Worries Club membership gives you access to hundreds of hours of training video content available to members only. This exclusive content includes full-length TV shows, Q&A’s with Clinton that cover a variety of training topics, a Testing the Method series that focuses on the Fundamentals and Intermediate levels of the Method, and past No Worries Club videos. Learn more about the benefits of being a No Worries Club member on our website or call us at 888-287-7432.