Monthly Archives: September 2009

Passiveness

Horses as animals of prey do not seem to enjoy “leaders” who are passive. Passivity often leads to death and horses in nature worth their snuff do not rely on the weak to protect them. Aggressiveness works to a degree … Continue reading

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Not so simple

Wouldn’t it be nice if everything in life came in neat little packages with no overlap or interference. But the phrases, no man is an island and the hip bone’s connected to the thigh bone ring so true when attempting … Continue reading

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Who Holds the Power

Why did western pleasure horses get a rep for being slow peanut rollers? Why? Because someone produced it and someone rewarded it. (That is only one example in the horse world- there are many others including gaited horses, racing, and … Continue reading

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The Core

When I get a horse with a “problem” I try to address the root of the problem.  There lots of things I can do to make things look better, but the core problem will always flare up.    Even knowing … Continue reading

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