Why all the controversy and arguments about horse health care and choice of treatments?
Generally it’s about money…and power.
Author: Don Blazer
Some trainers are simply gifted athletes with a natural feel for a horse. Some are great communicators; others just have a flare for presentation and showmanship. But there are two things I’ve recognized in every great trainer I’ve met, interviewed or had the pleasure to learn from: “thinking and details”. There are a lot of trainers who can sit a horse and get the horse to do almost anything. These are the trainers I believe have a natural talent that can’t be explained. The problem is, most of the time, they can’t explain it either and that is why...Read More
We celebrate just about every holiday with a special meal. Why shouldn’t our horses? They should and can! Special meal treats are good for horses, nutritionally and psychologically. (Note of caution: just like treats for us, treats for horses shouldn’t be overdone. Too much of a good thing can result in a tummy ache.)Read More
Mary Twelveponies wrote a book in 1982 (31 years ago) titled: There are No Problem Horses, Only Problem Riders.
She was correct then, and now!
You hear the complaining: “my horse won’t, can’t, does, doesn’t, will, won’t and isn’t”Read More