Did you know you can fully train a horse without ever throwing a leg over?! It’s true! Just takes more time and patience than most people want to invest. I’ve done it a few times and once you do put a leg over its amazing how responsive and untainted the horse is! Did you knowContinue reading “Ground work is more than elementary!”
Only then will you have the slightest idea what honesty these creatures possess. They are a mirror of you. You only get out what you put in.
You’ve heard of him here’s the real story. I took on this horse after his owner felt defeated with his care. If I didn’t take him home she was putting him down. I took him home. People said I was taking on the impossible. I’m well aware of the journey we had that faced us.Continue reading “Rooster the horse who was deemed a “lost cause””
I’ve had the pleasure of taking many wild horses from wild to mild. I was their first touch, I placed their first halter on their face, taught them about captivity all the way up to showing them how to be good citizens when riding. This is the most time consuming way of training but theContinue reading “From wild to mild”
All long lasting structures are built on solid foundations. You wouldn’t live in a house with no foundation so why ride a horse with limited ground work? You don’t have to! Ground work is fun and helps develop a stronger bond and understanding with its handler. Everything in the saddle should start on the ground!Continue reading “Be wise, Desensitize !”
Some of us are lucky to have a lit barn on timers and double blanket our horses but most of us don’t have the luxury, nor the time so what do we do? We’ve got these woolly mammoth horses, ready for the next ice age. When you barely work them they are drenched, take foreverContinue reading “Working your horse in the winter”
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Are you battling the mud? Two inexpensive tips to help keep your horse healthier in this wet weather. 1). Listerine! Apply listerine to the horses sole of the hoof after cleaning it with a hoof pick. This will help keep bacteria away and keep the horses hoof hard in winter. Plus it smells fresh! 2).Continue reading “Winter horse keeping tips!”