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2017 RRP Tb Makeover

My application was accepted for the 2017 Retired Racehorse Projects Thoroughbred Makeover. I’m excited to compete again and take the journey. This year the makeover is October 5-8th. 396 more words

Appaloosas Are Stubborn

She’s pretty, that’s for sure. She’s also often a huge pain in the backside.

She does not load or tie, she often dislikes grooming, knows her name, but does not come to see you at the gate. 484 more words

Vintage Lace - Classical Dressage With a Blind Appaloosa

This blog will be about my appaloosa mare, Vintage Lace (aka Lacey), and our forays into classical dressage methods.

Lacey is a 2005 Appaloosa/Thoroughbred cross mare. 81 more words

A moment in time

Today’s post is by a guest author – Rhonda Scott, my mother.  Enjoy.

There has been a lot of chatter recently, throughout social media, regarding what is or isn’t Classical Dressage.  804 more words


Bridge Builders

Author’s note: I’ve been publishing my new book, JOYFull Horses in this blog.  This post is different.  July was packed with great training adventures.  I wanted to share, so this is a slight divergence from the JOYFull Horses posts.  2,790 more words

Clicker Training

Heidi's Strengths: She's pretty.

Heidi was advertised as 15.3. She’s maybe 14.3 on a good day. She may actually be a pony. But she’s still beautiful! She is a gray and white paint but her gray parts don’t show up unless she’s wet. 56 more words

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Heidi's Strengths: She's mellow.

Heidi is super chill. When I picked her up, she got right into the trailer despite not seeing one for about 6 months. When she had a pissy attitude about being handled, she never kicked or bit or tried to push me around on the ground. 373 more words

Classical Dressage