Tag Archives: learning
What is your tolerance for challenge? I’m not talking about that oxer you haven’t tried, or that test you haven’t ridden. I’m talking about challenges to your ideas, decisions, or pre-conceived notions. I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately; … Continue reading
A recent exchange with young liberals over a New York Times article (inspiration for my last post) got me contemplating influence, and the one sure killer of influence – aggression.
There is safety in numbers, so they tell us. When you are in battle, or attempting to evade predators, that can certainly be true. But, more than safety in numbers (and perhaps as a byproduct of it), there is comfort … Continue reading
I worked with a lovely horse today. She was a large bay mare with soft eyes and a relaxed manner. She moved around me deftly, always keeping an ear turned in my direction, watching my movements and waiting for the next cue. … Continue reading
I’ve been spending my spare time playing with the new sand in the arena. More on that in another post. For this post I wanted to bring back some of the words of wisdom shared in the ground work conference … Continue reading
I recently read two different pieces about horse learning/training that made a startling contrast to each other. As I read the two pieces, it was obvious to me which was horse-centric and considerate – yet the other piece was written … Continue reading