Category Archives: Just For Fun

Playtime for Coffee

I could probably not have found a better mount for my mother than Coffee.  Perhaps I could have found something with more training – it is not ideal to have rider and horse learning at the same time.  Admittedly his … Continue reading

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Video: Cossacks

For today, a fun distraction.  Looking for some new activity to try with your horse?  Well, maybe this video will provide some inspiration!   Disclaimer: really, unless you’re young and have a professional trainer, don’t try this at home!  Those … Continue reading

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A Horsewoman’s Prayer

While I finish up some posts of my own, I thought that I would share this piece.  Someone posted this on Facebook, and it was not familiar to me but definitely resonated.  I attempted to Google it, but only was … Continue reading

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The noble horse …

My latest reading venture is Gustav Steinbrecht’s The Gymnasium of the Horse.  It is often cited by those who follow classical training methods, but this is my first dive into it.  Written before the turn of the twentieth century, it … Continue reading

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The horse speaks!

Earlier this summer, science had another shining moment of “discovering” something many of us have known for a long time – horses talk to us!  I don’t mean to be flippant about science – I really like science!  But animal … Continue reading

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A pure gift …

Several years ago, I picked up Horse People in the bargain book bin at a local farm supply store.  It’s an oversized paperback made up of essays, poems, and art, celebrating the authors’ and artists’ relationships with horses.  The book … Continue reading

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Judge for yourselves …

I’ve been trying to get some new posts rolling, but time is once again a premium.  However, a small but rather remarkable thing happened today that I just have to share.

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