Tag Archives: horsemanship

Horse Communication – Beyond Action & Words

I think we can all agree that communication between one another, human to human is complicated right?  Now add inter-species communication, human to horse, we quickly discover our good intentions are not enough to be safe around a 1,000+ lb … 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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The Old Mare – Will She Remember?

After ten years without a horse I finally had the property and the means for a horse to live with me instead of boarding.  I had bought the “dump on the block” with 4 acres for which my mother cried … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

I had an Arab mare in my training program for fear, spookiness and general distrust of the human herd.  Whenever I walked into her stall she always walked out calmly into her paddock.  It didn’t matter that my shoulders and … Continue reading

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The Moment of Freedom with a Horse

Rider confidence definitely affects the horse, but it is a journey together between horse and rider that develops confidence.  Some folks are fearless which can be perceived as confidence, but fearlessness will always find eventual disaster.  Wisdom develops confidence and … Continue reading

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Wholistic Joining & Three Foundations – Starting Under Saddle Video Series Update

I’ve finished Wholistic Joining & Three Foundations of the Starting Under Saddle video series!!  They are FREE for viewing on my YouTube channel or check it out on the Starting Under Saddle playlist. Let me know how I can be of support … Continue reading

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ANTHROPOMORPHIZING YOUR HORSE What does that mean?

ANTHROPOMORPHIZING YOUR HORSE What does that mean? The word Anthropomorphizing is a popular term used in warnings to horse owners and trainers not to anthropomorphize horses.  It is a difficult enough word to say (anthro po mor fizing), let alone … Continue reading

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