If you stay around the horse world for any length of time you will probably hear generalizations about other areas of the horse world. “All Dressage riders have hard hands.” “Western pleasure riders can’t sit anything past a jog.” “Event riders all hate Dressage.” The phrases you’ve heard may differ, but it’s likely that you … More A Tale of Two Barns
My riding plans for this weekend were almost scuttled. Nash is currently barefoot, due to a lost shoe that took a good bit of wall with it. He’s been managing fine, and I normally work him in hoof boots with no issue. But some silliness earlier this week, when his “grandma” lunged him barefoot, left … More The experiment works!
I spent a lot of time researching trainers in my area, trying to find someone that would start Tally under saddle in the manner I wanted. I thought that I’d made a careful selection, and I thought that my expectations were simple – I wanted Tally to just be able to stop, go, and have some basic steering. … More How do you solve a problem like Talaria? Part 2