Monthly Archives: June 2013

leave the ego at the door

Horses are not machines, they are not dogs, they are not people; they don’t have buttons,they are not predators and they have no agendas. Take a lifetime to learn them and pray for another to appreciate them. Advertisements

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you don’t stay the same

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on … Continue reading

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opposition

Resistance and fighting are not equal. Resistance keeps your underwear from falling down, it does not leave an indentation.

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getting in gear

The riding discipline should be less important than the horse you ride.  

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puppeteer

What some trainers make a successful living at is understanding that horses and people can be manipulated.

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keeping the main thing the main thing

My job,as I see it, is to make the horse happy and healthier through thinking riders. Putting food on the table is a side benefit.    

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it is written

A  law enforcement officer has a right to fine you for breaking the law, no matter how much you hate them for it or how many others have let you off.

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