Late Bloomer

Walking through my yard this morning I noticed a flower blooming on my lilac bush.  These flowers usually bloom in May, and today is September 22.  The bright lavender color is a stark contrast to the surrounding fall colors. It is the proverbial “late bloomer” in all of it’s beauty.  It makes me smile and the […]

Natural Horsemanship Vs. Classical Dressage

  There is a fine line between training the body and training the brain in your equine partner. While I have always used concepts of “natural horsemanship” in my building of the mind, this tool is only a slice of the big picture.   I also use many classical dressage concepts to build the athlete they need […]