Tag Archives: horse behavior

Noble – still a brat!

In between rain storms, I’ve been trying to civilize Noble.  He comes from a line known to be difficult to train, and I can see where that reputation might come from.  However, it is difficult in a way that I … Continue reading

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Why would they deal with us?

If horses had friends and food at their disposal, why would they want to have anything to do with us?  This is a question I see frequently posed; or, more frequently, something asserted in the positive.  I find it an … Continue reading

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Noble’s Little Game

Noble has found a way to put amusement into the dull morning routine – though I daresay that my mother finds it slightly less amusing than does my chestnut juvenile delinquent!

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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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Dog “tricks” for horses

About fifteen years ago, when I backed off from riding seriously, I got my first dog. It was late in life, for an animal crazy girl like me. I’d grown up loving dogs, almost as much as I loved horses. … Continue reading

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Predator and Prey?

If you read this blog for very long, it will become clear that I have no trust for the “Natural” Horsemanship movement.  From my first exposure, with a now world famous practitioner before he was anybody, I have listened to … Continue reading

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