Monthly Archives: November 2010

Growing your hair long

How long does it take to grow out short hair.  With its awkward stages of being too short to be put up and too long to hang down. If at any point I cut my hair (except maybe to delete split … Continue reading

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I Quote JP Giacomini

” The problem is that too many teachers, and too many students, get their priorities wrong. They become more involved in maintaining a pleasant emotional relationship between student and teacher, rather than in the true effectiveness of a program design to … Continue reading

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truth

It only takes a short time to tell the truth, but a lifetime to explain  and live it.

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Looking good

Good equitation does not replace good horsemanship.

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Priming the walls

The most important part of repainting or papering a room is the prep used to get the wall ready.   A lot of people would like to skip that part, thinking the new paint or paper will cover the flaws, trying … Continue reading

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Fear or escape

It is not possible to desensitize a horse to all things it may fear.  There are things out there not yet conceived and which the horse has a desire to flee from.   It is possible and safe to have it realize … Continue reading

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Dumb stupid animal

When I say that, it is with the utmost respect. It means I realize my place in protecting,cherishing and teaching such a creature with skills and mental capacity vastly different from mine.  It means I will not blame or expect … Continue reading

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