Monthly Archives: January 2012

In between, but not exactly

Some people don’t show their horse, but want the best performance possible from themselves when they ride. Some people have a difficult time understanding why you would waste your time not getting external affirmation from your activity. Some of the … Continue reading

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get closer

    I find one good way to get my point across to either a horse or rider is to get closer, not louder.   Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye … Continue reading

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helpless

I watch the horses eating hay. I have round bales and generally there are 4-6 bales for 8 horses. ¬†They normally eat in buddy pairs or 3’s so there are always empty feeding spots. However, when one gets pushed out … Continue reading

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all wrong, not really, it just tastes that way

Are you a good cook if your food always is bland or you substitute inappropriate ingredients (oatmeal in hamburger is fine to make it go farther but adding the flavoured instant packaged kind can be gross). Things can be so … Continue reading

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strong and fighting

There are horses who get labeled as stubborn or strong or lazy when more often a label of ineffectual, unfair, or under skilled should be placed on those who have been in authority.

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jeopardy

People want the answer to suit their question. Instead, we should believe in the answer – and figure out what is the question.

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old versus new

Why are people so willing to find someone to tell them how to do the old way when it did not work for them the first (or second or third) time.¬† Rehash the old way and hope something new comes … Continue reading

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