Horses and Halloween
October 31st, 2018

Elijah and Zephyr dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 from Cat in the Hat for Halloween Happy Halloween everyone! There is no shortage of Halloween celebrations in the horse world. There are plenty of shows, costume contests, and parades where horses are dressed up and shown off. Every time I see these events there […]

“Natural” Horsemanship
November 9th, 2015

“…anything forced is not beautiful.” ~Xenephon, The Art of Horsemanship “I try to feel what the horse is feeling and operate from where the horse is.” ~Tom Dorrance For the last five years I have been struggling with the term “natural horsemanship”. When I was writing about my training style on this website, I paused […]