From a young age, I was fascinated by why some teachers were easy to learn from, while others made things seem even more confusing. I was particularly fascinated with riding instructors, and exactly why I preferred some to others. I have been teaching, in one capacity or another, for nearly forty years. I have hired … More To be a teacher
One reason I dropped out of teaching and training was the epidemic of anyone who won a few ribbons hanging out their shingle as a trainer. In some cases, people who rode horses trained by other people were getting their scores and then becoming professional trainers. I saw people and horses getting hurt under such … More Is your instructor worthy?
In this era of learning everything by YouTube video or Facebook posts, people seem to rarely have the patience to spend time learning anything in depth. I have read many an article that says we no longer need experts because we have so much knowledge at our finger tips. I hope those authors never need … More Apprenticeship