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Inspiration: Kyra and Matador

There was a recent online poll to identify the “best Dressage horse in history”.  I was disappointed in the narrow list they chose, going only as far back as Granat and Ahlerich.  However, I was pleasantly surprised that the winner … Continue reading

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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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