Monthly Archives: October 2010

Trying to spell when you have not learned the alphabet

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Not going back

I can not fall back into the way things were. Money is not to be my motivator nor is fame. I will not do as has been done and is accepted.

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Skill or Lack of Fear

Which is more important?  (I am not talking  fear = recklessness or disregard of  horses or yourself) I believe fear is the biggest inhibitor to achieving success.

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Quirks

A peculiarity of action, behavior or personality; mannerism. Not to be confused with the stupid, annoying,dangerous,unnecessary and untrained.

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Aggression in an animal of prey

Aggression can be defined as making a first attack or initiating a quarrel or fight.  Most horses are not looking for a fight.  They are hoping to avert one.  We need to learn to understand the horse’s need to feel safe and … Continue reading

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Lamborghinis on the back roads

It’s a vehicle, right?   It cost a lot of money and it’s well tuned and well-built.  I should be able to do what I want with it. Don’t be surprised if your vehicle no longer runs like it is “supposed” … Continue reading

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see spot run

Some of us remember the Dick and Jane books.  Repeating the same words over with the same pictures between the same covers. You could recite a whole book and look like you knew something.    Show the words to the child … Continue reading

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