Tag Archives: balance

Control the feet

You’ve probably heard it: “Control the feet and you control the horse.” It’s popular with the Natural Horsemanship folks. An even better variation is “Control the feet and you control the mind.” Trouble is, if your definition of controlling the … Continue reading

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The pieces come together!

Today was a banner day!  After nearly a year of trying to retrain my mare Tally, from her poor experience at the trainer, this was our first day with no complications!  The pieces finally all fell into place, and I … Continue reading

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Where’s the Fire?!

I was watching some of the video from last week’s Dressage at Aachen, and I was struck by the almost manic nature of the top rides.  It’s hard to imagine that there is any actual collection going on in these … Continue reading

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