Monthly Archives: March 2010

Only Horse Owners….

  Believe in an 11th commandment: inside leg to outside rein… Know that all topical medications come in either indelible blue or neon yellow Think nothing of eating a sandwich while mucking out a stall (me!) Know why a thermometer … Continue reading

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Evading

I don’t believe horses evade so much as they are actually seeking a place of comfortableness.  The place most people really want their horse is a place, mentally and physically, most horses have never been.  A good muscle structure over … Continue reading

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Reward

Horses are simple – reward them for activities you want repeated.  Parents do it all the time with their children – saying “no” 100 (add zero’s as necessary) times while the kid merrily continues doing what they want – then the … Continue reading

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They are expensive

You know that , right?  Horses mean sacrifice.  When they are doing nothing they still cost a lot  – unlike bikes, skipping ropes and basketballs.  There are people who want horse experiences for free.  I need to find the same … Continue reading

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Be Specific

What if a basketball coach told his player to get the ball up the court – and the player put it under his arm like a football and ran?  Not the right response  – but an understandable action to the person if  they had … Continue reading

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In Debt

Ever see those shows with people who look like they are living the good life?  They always seem to have the best of things, vacations, eating out, nice cars and clothes.  Then we find out that they are mainly using credit … Continue reading

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Unknown Mistakes

I have talked about using your brain to control your muscles.  That is a general statement that needs a practice. Here’s a practice.  Use your hand as a connector to your rein, very much like the buckle connects the rein … Continue reading

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