Monthly Archives: April 2010

Holes

I do not like dealing with the empty spaces in horses training brought on by desensitization and domination. I feel more frustration with the people but the horses end up being the ones who suffer as the people do not want … Continue reading

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Public or Private

There are activities that should not be exposed to the general populus.  Not that they are wrong  in themselves – but they are often misused and misunderstood.  The audience lacks maturity or are not at the right knowledge level and … Continue reading

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Replacing

Often in riding people talk about staying relaxed so that their horse will as well.  While it is good to not upset your horse with off-balance,fear inducing body movements of your own, it is also often necessary to control yourself … Continue reading

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All for one and one for all

This is not a statement that can be applied to many horse and rider combinations.  For a horse to put up with all. takes a special tolerance that not many horses or riders possess.  I think more care should be put … Continue reading

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Good or entertaining

Boxing matches this past weekend.  Some people commented on fights they thought should be considered the best.  Good boxing?- No. they were more like street brawling.  But people like that.  It is easy to understand.  No technical stuff.  Just punches … Continue reading

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Appearances

A little boy made cupcakes for his family.  They were made well and he decided to frost them and present them for dessert.  Everyone enjoyed them and praised him for the marvelous job.  Someone particularly mentioned the wonderful, smooth icing – … Continue reading

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Latent Learning

 Most people are learning.  They just do not recognize it until the aha moment occurs.  Of course, there are people who never acknowledge consciously what they are learning.  Their habits and reactions to life around them prove what they have learned. … Continue reading

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