Classic horse training principles, worth repeating

Classic training principles, described with a warm and witty turn of phrase that they’re worth repeating.  From renowned horsewoman Sandy Collier. Here are my highlights: • Maximize every moment. Whenever you’re with your horse, you’re either training or untraining him. … If you’re riding him through a gate and he won’t move laterally off your … Read more

Competition outside the horse show ring.

Horse people love to compete! Yet in the horse world, have you ever noticed there can be more competition outside the horse show ring than inside?
Horse showing isn’t a team sport. The ethos of competing against each other is prone to leak its way into boarding barn aisles, horse show bleachers and social media comments.