Rewarding Horses

I get asked a lot about my feelings on feeding horses treats or using treats to encourage certain behaviors. I can never fully explain my thoughts on food rewards since it is much more complicated than a simple “I love them” or “I hate them”. Treats serve to make undesirable Read more…

Horse Shows

Last week I was at the Horse Park at Woodside for Langer Equestrian Group’s Circuit Opener Hunter Jumper Show. As much as I love showing, horse shows always raise a lot of questions for me. Especially at these big, multi-day shows I see a lot of people sacrificing their horses Read more…