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Thinking on Balanced Horsemanship and Equine Welfare

by Dr. Mike Guerini, www.dunmovinranch.com

Dr. Mike Guerini is a clinician, author of multiple Horsemanship books, co-inventor of the Equine Hydro-T and specializes in western performance based instruction and you can learn more about Dr. 52 more words

Dr. Mike's Horsemanship

Another Horse Adventure. Off to Marius Schneider!

In a few days I will start another internship, this time at Marius Schneider’s place Gestüt Moorhof in Germany.

It all happened very fast! Last days, I thought a lot about how to continue, how to learn more, how to gain enough knowledge and skills so I can start teaching others. 221 more words


beginning work in-hand

We don’t want to drill the horse, so after working with Esta for a minute or two on flexions, we move on to work in-hand.  Here is an example of the type of in-hand work we’re doing with Esta (credit to Transformational Dressage on YouTube): 79 more words

Classical Dressage

Riding Both Sides of your Horse -- 5 Thoughts

Riding Both Sides of your Horse  — 5 Thoughts

by Dr. Mike Guerini, Ph.D. (www.dunmovinranch.com)

Does your horse have a difference in response on one side as compared to the other side? 648 more words

Dr. Mike's Horsemanship

The Spanish Riding School

Visiting the Spanish Riding School has been on my bucket list since I learned what it was as a kid. My husband made that dream come true by buying us tickets to see a performance there on our Honeymoon this past June. 720 more words


Ballesta (Esta) is a 10 year old Lipizzan mare.  We are amateur riders with about 2 years of dressage lessons (by different instructors) who never made it to a dressage show. 25 more words

Classical Dressage