Repost from 2017 It has been almost 6 months since I brought her home. She was just over 2 years, and a bit unruly. Not in a bad way, just lack of experience or handling. In today’s world, it is common practice to put a young horse out in a group and let them grow, […]
Category: Training tales
Repost from 2018 The big black gelding stood eyeing me from the grooming area. His owner was busily grooming and prepping him for me. His expression was one of reservation. Not at all that he looked nervous or worried, but there is a certain look that shows mistrust. His story was a sad one. A […]
What do I start with in the round pen? This will give you some ideas what it can give you and your horse.
Reposted from 2018 Confidence My young mare has been going well under saddle. She is smart and athletic, and really enjoys the interactions we have while working. She is 5 this year, and our focus is physically and mentally building the athlete that can perform at a top level. This is key in keeping them […]
Reposted from 06/2013 I can remember clearly the exact words that she spoke as she stood looking at me over the arena fence. “We would like you to teach her to canter.” It seemed like a simple enough request, and I assured her it would not be a problem. The big kind mare they brought […]