About once a week I trail ride with my good friend Debbie. We showed horses together for many years, and I’m really enjoying introducing her to the more laid back experience of trail riding. So when she called to cancel this week, I was surprised. Then she explained that she’d taken a tumble off her […]
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Although it’s sometimes sought like the holy grail by dressage riders, a square halt is not to be valued as an end in itself, but for what it tells you about your horse’s development. Think of it as a measurement of progress. In fact, how a horse stands, either under saddle or in-hand, can tell […]
It’s mind-boggling to think about, I know. But just for a moment, imagine how your life would change if you could communicate with your dog, cat or horse. What if you could leap across all boundaries and discover your sense of connection with your animal friends and the whole circle of life? I must confess […]
Before we talk about solving animal behavior problems, consider how much time you spend going over things that have happened to you, reliving old conversations, events or experiences How much time do you worry about the future? About what’s going to happen later today, what you still have to do, what you’re doing tomorrow, this […]