Channel Archives: Learn

Help, My Mare’s in Heat

OK. You’re convinced that your mare has behavioral problems because of her heat cycle. (Not sure? Read Part 1 of this series to brush up on that.) You want to do...

When Therapy Meets Thoroughbreds

It was over six-years-ago when the rickety trailer, jostling with rusty bolts, pulled through the driveway of the New Hampshire farm I rode at. Our stable relied on an aging...

False Precision

There’s something that you need to be aware of in the horse world. It’s called “false precision.” Precision (true precision) requires that a specific action produces pre-defined and specific results....

The Horse Cure

Inspired by her own childhood trauma when she spent seven days in a coma, awakened to a severely compromised body and brain, and rebuilt her life with the help of...

Barefoot Trimming

There’s a curious phenomenon going on in the world. Some people assert that the horse’s hooves must be trimmed in a certain way, and the horse left without shoes. The phenomenon has firm...

Become the Mother

Over and over and from numerous sources it is impressed upon us that we must provide leadership for our horses…that in order to train them, befriend them, be safe with...

Is Your Feeding Program All That?

Fueling a horse so it can perform its best, maintain a healthy weight, and store appropriate levels of energy is a delicate puzzle. Just like humans, every horse is different...

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