|Posted on May 18, 2012 at 12:15 AM||comments (1)|
A teenager came out a couple of weeks ago to the Friday afternoon program, but she didn't want to get out of the car. I had a nice chat with her counselor and showed the adult around the property. The counselor explained that there had been a possibility that the girl could have riding lessons with an instructor at a local English riding/Hunter/Jumper lesson barn and that she was disappointed? upset? that she might be coming to our place instead. One ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 20, 2012 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
Took Splash and Triscuit back to Deb's on Sunday. Triscuit was invited by Deb and Splash was along for the ride. I was hoping to leave him, but that was up to Deb. She invited him to stay at the last minute, for which I was very grateful.
Janey brought Angie for Deb to play with. Angie is a 3 3/4 yr old Andalusian X mare with a redhead attitude. Angie went from 0 to 60 in 1 sec and did 17 pesades, a croupade or two and attempted a courbette betwe...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 7, 2012 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
Great times today with all the Pony Girls.
Emily came from Saratoga. We had Faith, Isabella, Bridget, Julia, Paulina, Emily and Isea riding. Becca showed up and rode Triscuit who is fully rehabbed from her recent ligament injury. Dezi was remarkably quiet and willing. We even brought Dixie into the arena for the first time this season and she did very well.
We rode almost all the horses (Tonks was left out . . . and Woodrow is lame
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|Posted on April 2, 2012 at 12:00 AM||comments (6)|
The Equine Mind: Top 10 Things to Know by: Erica Larson, News Editor • March 24 2012 • Article # 19734 from The Horse online magazine
"Why does he do that?" "What is she so scared of … there's nothing there!" Most—if not all—horse owners have been there and asked those questions. E...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 30, 2012 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
Natural horsemanship is many different things. There are trainers, writers, teachers, learners and doers. The common basis is the understanding of the ethology (science of the study of animal behavior) and intrinsic nature of the horse and using that understanding to communicate with the horse and keep the training and husbandry compatible with what evolution has designed him to need for well-being. Natural horsemanship teaches us to keep horses in herds and ...Read Full Post »