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Jody Wants To Know by John Lyons

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This book explains herd dynamics, equine "body language," getting along with mares, stallions, herd dynamics and more
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• Riding on the Road
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• Cooling out
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You may also want to check out these related products:

- Help Me Help My Horse (book)

- I Bought This Horse But I'm Not Sure Why (book)

- The Great Help Book - Barn & Tack (book)

- Things I Wish I Knew (book)

- What's For Dinner (book)

- Your Foal: Essential Training [Downloadable PDF version] (ebook)

Related (free-to-read) training articles:

- Back Easily With Hip Shoulder Shoulder

- Can You Fix a Bucking Horse?

- Get Your Back Up

- Horses That Pull Back | Won't Stand Tied

- Horses That Want To Bolt, Buck or Blow Up

- How To Make Horse Training Affordable

- Hurry Up and Stop

- Is My Horse Hard to Train Because of His Feet?

- Lungeing a Horse: How, When & Why

- Make Your Horse Stop

- Ready for Your Next Spook?

- Rider Checklists

- Riding Exercise: Steer the Tail

- Riding Mechanics and Bad Habits

- Slowing Your Horse

- Solve Every Horse Problem

- Speed Up Your Slow Horse

- Steering Your Horse

- Stop Your Horse With Hip Shoulder Shoulder

- Train Your Horse To Travel Straight

To see articles and products based on related topics, see:

- Aggression

- Baby Give - see also Give to Bit

- Bad Habits and Vices

- Behavior and Characteristics

- Body Language

- Breeding

- Broodmares - see also Mares

- Bucking

- Buddy Sour

- Calm Down Cue

- Colic

- Communicate

- Connect Rein to Hip

- Cooling Out

- Cribbing - aka Wind Sucking

- Cues Lesson Plans Goals

- Ear Pinning

- Emergencies

- Exercise

- Farriers and Feet

- Fear - in Horse

- Feed Forage Grain

- Fencing and Gates

- Foals and Foaling

- Founder - Laminitis

- Geldings

- Hay

- Headshy

- Health and Vet Care

- Herd Dynamics

- Hoof Care

- Hormones

- Jig and Jigging

- Kicking

- Kiss

- Lameness

- Legs - Lifting

- Living with Horses

- Mares and Foals

- Nutrition

- Older Horse Care and Training

- Pain

- Pasture

- Pawing

- Rearing

- Reins

- Release - Pressure

- Rider Checklist

- Riding Instruction

- Riding on Road

- Round Pen

- Rules

- Sacking Out

- Safety

- Shoeing

- Speed Control

- Spook in Place and Shying

- Stallions and Studs

- Standing Tied

- Stop - Stops - Stopping

- Striking

- Sweating

- Tack

- Tendons

- Tie Downs/Training Forks - also see Martingales

- Trail Riding

- Turning

- Udder Cleaning

- Vaccination - Vaccines

- Weather

- WESN Lesson - also see Directional Control

- Yield to Pressure

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- Keith Hosman, John Lyons Certified Trainer

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