Recently, there has been a lot of discussion in the media about western or cowboy dressage. I have also seen comments on Face book regarding making it a discipline. According to one Western Dressage website, “Western Dressage is not just another class to enter, not just another skill to learn.Read More
Month: August 2017
Horses know good leadership when they see it because their lives depend upon it. We probably all agree that the ultimate relationship with a horse is one in which the horse looks up to you,Read More
A little more than 10,000 years ago—give or take a 1,000 years—one cave man said to another, “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.” So they did.
First man just ate horses. Later he discovered he could keep lame mares and milk them. That was the beginning of the meat and milk industry.Read More
Before we start training outside the box (a confined area), it is important to recognize and learn how to read the horse to tell if he has inner energy and playfulness that needs to be released through forced exercise like longeing.Read More