This page lists additional resources for the book “Teaching Horses with Positive Reinforcement.” I will be adding to this page as I have time.
Chapter 9: Mat work
There are endless variations on mat work. Here are some of the possibilities.
Mats are not just for horses…
Three mat games (front feet on mat, hind feet on mat, backing on to a mat) both on the ground and under saddle. This video does not show the finished product but shows how you can use mats to increase both the rider and horse’s awareness of foot placement and refine your ability to direct the horse’s feet. v