Monthly Archives: April 2012

in theory

The theory behind orange is yellow and red. That does not mean I can paint a realistic sunset. Advertisements

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it’s own enemy

Horse showing and training is a bit like the tobacco and alcohol and gambling industries. Someone has way too much to lose to illicit any real change.

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who’s problem?

It gets wearing to try to fix the horse problem when the horse problem is a people problem.

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therapy

I think we do the horse a disservice when they are called upon to fix our problems for us. I think they can encourage us to be better people because of our desire to do right by them.  But they … Continue reading

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theory

There are tons of magazines and books and dvds being pumped out month after month and year after year. And people still don’t get horses very well.

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self serving

I find most horse love to be a very selfish love.  People like how horses make them feel.  This results in horses with myriads of behavioural problems.

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balance

I read a conformation critique of a reining horse.  The expert said the horse was balanced individual because the parts were of equal size.  But the front end was extremely below the middle and hind. These blocks will topple with … Continue reading

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