Are You Treating Your Horse Like An Idiot?

Have you ever had your manager, spouse, friend, partner, parent, teacher make you feel like you’re an idiot?  If you’re a student of personal development, or you have a Left Brain (LB) Humanality… then you know that you are in control of that… that you won’t be...

What if your horse was right?

Have you ever complained about your horse?  I remember when I used to, many years ago (like the 1980s!), but that stopped abruptly the day Pat said to me “Why are you complaining?  Remember you bought him”. Wow.  I thought about that a lot – I chose him, I bought him,...

Natural in the Normal World

Sometimes it’s really hard.  It’s hard to watch horses being smacked and jerked around, being pulled in the mouth.  It’s hard to witness their emotional confusion, stress and pain. It’s hard not to blame the human, to refrain from saying “they are wrong!” But...

Poop – Examining the Little Things in Life.

Okay, so I couldn’t help wanting to write about this… and if you are wondering about whether you should read this or not, be warned by the word in the title:  POOP! I was just outside with our puppy, Moxie, (took her out to pee and poop) and I got really excited to...

Love Your Problems

I’m here at WEG, and West Point is my horse-buddy for the sixteen days.  Remmer and Allure are here at WinStar farm enjoying a nice vacation in a lovely pasture. For the first days Westy was really worried about the environment.  All that emotional baggage from his...

Provocative vs Progressive

Pat and I were having an interesting conversation last night.  As usual, we were talking about our day and how our horses did, and I was talking to him about finally learning how to be provocative enough for my Trakehner, Allure. It’s taken me a long time to get here...

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