It's so easy to take life for granted. I'm sitting in a pasture watching steam rise from the backs of grazing horses, and I'm struck by the peacefulness of it all. I'm also struck by how lucky I am that horses are a part of my life like a vein in my arm. How remarkable, … Continue reading Happy Horses
Recently, I was observing the handling of a few horses. I aim to observe through the lens of curiosity rather than judgment, though at times it's certainly a challenge. There are many different approaches to horse training, everyone does it differently. My least favorite approach is domination, sometimes called "horse breaking" which happened to be … Continue reading Are you in an Abusive Relationship with your Horse?
A few months ago I wrote about a horse named Rhett and some of the struggles we were having. You can read Part 1 Here After several sessions of dangerous and aggressive behavior, Rhett's owners and I met with a second vet for a second opinion and it was determined he may have a disease … Continue reading Trusting the Whispers and Shouts of Intuition – Part 2
I want to talk to you about Intuition and the importance of listening to yours when dealing with horses. This sweet boy's name is Rhett, he's about 11 years old and his people contacted me to come out to work with him and their mare, Daisy. They are Brand New to horses and eager to … Continue reading Trusting the Whispers and Shouts of Intuition