Tag Archives: Wicki

Revisited: Horses are amazing!

“The horse is not a piece of sports equipment, but our partner. And all our actions should be to develop what the English so brilliantly call ‘horsemanship’.” Hans Gunter Winkler This month the world lost another great horseman when Hans … Continue reading

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Training an Appaloosa

First, let me start by saying that I love Appaloosas.  They have been a part of my life for over forty years.  Anything I say below is said with love and amusement.  Second, I fully acknowledge that horses are all … Continue reading

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Full circle

It was a hot July evening.  We were heading to the barn for my lesson, and I was excited.  Andrew Jackson was now living at the stable where I rode, and there was a good chance I’d be riding him … Continue reading

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App-aloof-sa

Nash is a tough character to figure out.  He greets us when we approach the barn, and he seems very interested in getting your attention.  Turned loose, he’ll follow us as often as not.  But, approach his stall and attempt … Continue reading

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The Beginning

[Having written a tribute to my mother’s mustang on the occasion of her birthday, it seems only fair to allow reciprocation.  So here, on the occasion of my birthday I present an item by guest author, Rhonda Scott … my … Continue reading

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My horses, my teachers: Delight

One reason I started this blog was to tell the stories of the horses in my life.  As I work with each of our current herd, I think back on those that have come before, and what they taught me.  … Continue reading

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Horses are amazing!

Recently someone posted, on Facebook, the video I have included at the bottom of this post. It is of Halla, a famous jumping mare whose rider was seriously injured at the Stockholm Olympics – yet she carried him around a … Continue reading

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