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Allow your horse to be a masterpiece

When I adopted Aesop, I was looking for a horse who could be a good teacher. He appeared open, calm and, just as  important, he had rather flat movement. 931 more words

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Transformation

When you see magic portrayed in books and movies, it is often used as a short-cut around reality. You can clean up a room with a wave of a wand or turn a man into a goat to pull your cart. 914 more words

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"Ride the horse the direction it's going"

In every horse discipline there seems to be a catch phrase or reminder of how to go about teaching the horse what you want. One in particular comes to mind that everyone seems to immediately assimilate into their jargon, and that is “Look for the slightest try and reward that.” People who train with pressure still use the idea of looking for the slightest try and “releasing” the pressure. 374 more words

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Scratching: a primer

My last post about Rune outlined the details of our relationship and training in our first six weeks together. I assumed most people know foals are  born “itchy” and love to be scratched more than anything in the world. 776 more words

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Moving my horses and how it affects their cues

I have been in the process of moving two full-sized horses and five minis for several months now. The move has occurred in two stages, and in many ways it’s as if we’ve moved twice. 1,068 more words

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Learning is NOT Easy

Last week my new sewing machine arrived.  I wanted to get a bit more adventurous with the stitching I could do on the Tartan Head Collars I make for horses, so I bought a new sewing machine.  489 more words

Can I Touch You ?

Below is the link to a great post from a dog trainer in the USA. We’ve all seen, or even been in, those situations where someone is expected to hug someone else but its clear they don’t want to.  466 more words