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Training the Whole Horse® – What Does it Mean?

Training horses in a body that struggles daily with post-hypothermic limbs, chronic fatigue & pain (from a fatal car accident 1984) I discovered my slower gentle approach (for my body) streamlined my training efforts. I was raised a crank and … Continue reading

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Passive Empowerment – Effective Communication with Your Horse

In lieu of devices, violence, and food as trickery, Passive Empowerment is a true empowerment process.  Assertiveness is only needed when danger presents itself, otherwise empowerment is gained by understanding the language of the horse, observation of the horse and … Continue reading

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HELP MY HORSE IS TRYING TO KILL ME

“I am afraid my wife won’t come home one day from the barn.  I just want her to get rid of that dangerous horse”, Wendy’s husband said to me as he pulled me aside.  “I’ll do everything I can to … Continue reading

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A Star Reborn Part 3

The change in Star was amazing after his chiropractic adjustment!  His eyes softened along with his countenance and attitude.  I had not realized he’d been subtly trying to tell me he was in pain.  For instance, after his chiropractic adjustment … Continue reading

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The Complications of a Rescue Horse

It was an honor and privilege to be the featured speaker at New Options Equine Rescue’s first big fund raiser.  Out of the many stories of rescue horses I’ve had in training over the years I couldn’t deny the most … Continue reading

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A Star Reborn Part 1

When he arrived his mane was dread-locked, his body covered in numerous flesh wounds and his knees were skinned.  The beautiful buckskin paint Arab had just been gelded at the age of 5, only two weeks before coming to my … Continue reading

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Gentle Horse Training – Fairy Tale or…. Part 4 FINALE Translating Under Saddle

Let’s recap before we move on to the finale.  I’ve successfully completed a Wholistic Joining where my horse follows me at liberty changing direction and backing up in sync with me as we are dancing at liberty (no halter – … Continue reading

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