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Natural Horsemanship

Most of us have heard this term ‘Natural Horsemanship’ by now, but what does it actually mean? Obviously keeping a horse in an enclosed space and sitting on its back are not natural, and never will be. 636 more words

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The Project:

One Mustang directly off the range, One Trainer, Many Students, Communication through body language, Tools used only for safety, never to train

The Goal: 1,394 more words

More Unnatural Acts

“Horses were not born
With little accelerators
In their ribs
So that they run when you press them.
It is quite the opposite;
When you use your legs… 1,383 more words

Domo (Horse Training)

Domo Does the Locomotive

‘The wealth of the earth
In which a mountain is hidden
Is not visible to the eye
Because the depths are offset
By the height of the mountain. 681 more words


A really good day!

Today was a really good day!

I went to the barn around noon and spent quite a while with Galahad. First we did an Easter Egg hunt in the muddy jump arena (plastic eggs with bits of carrots in them, hidden near the jumps; he has to find them and touch them with his nose). 944 more words


A Pain in the Neck

Right after I got Domo’s front feet more or less even (click here) he felt and moved wonderfully but then we had our lightning encounter… 1,140 more words


Taking the Time it Takes

My horse is impressive. She’s one of the most complicated horses I’ve ever met, and she’s definitely the most sensitive. She’s got spirit to spare, she’s fairly athletic, and her mind goes 100 mph. 766 more words