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 is both dated (the section on spur use is frightening) and “current”.  This particular passage … More The noble horse …

“Other Nations”

I’ve just returned from a weekend at my old “stomping grounds”, reviewing in-hand and groundwork techniques.  When I have time to digest and pull out key points I will share.  In the meantime, I will share a quote posted at the facility that is a long time favorite of mine.