Monthly Archives: August 2009

Flooding

Someone “learns” how to swim, by being thrown in the pool and told to deal with it or just left to their own smarts. They love swimming and will enjoy water the rest of their life. Someone else “learns” to … Continue reading

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Might makes Right?

Our horses are so wonderful letting us stick the pressure of a saddle and girth to them and having them accept it. Our horses are so wonderful letting us pull and kick the feeling out of their mouths and sides … Continue reading

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Not Natural

I had someone with DVM after their name say that horses did not need shoes because horses in the wild were never lame. They forgot to mention that those horses were dead. My husband is a farrier so I could … Continue reading

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When is your Horse Trained?

Good question. When does your car work best? Good fuel, good roads and , oh yeah, GOOD DRIVER!    If you have not learned to communicate properly- do not consider it your right to have the horse go well- regardless … Continue reading

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Never the horse’s fault

Reminder- the horse did not place the ad to be bought, sold, ridden, driven or to be borned in the first place.  Anything we ask of them is our responsiblity- not theirs.   You can hate the bucking , spooking, farrier’s … Continue reading

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Hello

I have another blog that is also not full of sweetness and niceties.  This is a new one with my usual lack of subtleness that pertains to the continuing story of the horse .  You will see similarities to my … Continue reading

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