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Equine Fear Memory

This month I did our problem solving article on trailer loading. In the article I discuss how you need to determine whether the problem is fear or attitude. In our case, it was an attitude problem that we ultimately corrected. … Continue reading

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Horse Training and Baseball

The other day I was thinking back to when I was a little kid, and every Saturday watching baseball on television. Back in those days there were only a few channels, and usually only one game on a week. I’ll … Continue reading

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Natural Horsemanship

The other day while making a rare appearance in a grocery store, I couldn’t help but notice that almost everything carries a “Natural” label these days. I went to the dictionary to look up the definition of Natural, and there … Continue reading

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Reflections and a New Year’s Resolution

My wife Daphne has been an educator in both High School and College for as long as I can remember. Some people would say that’s not very long ago. Anyway, I remember when she taught High School she would come … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

As I read through my December issue of “Western Horseman” I am still taken back by the Christmas scenes on the cover and throughout the magazine. This year’s cover shows Santa on his horse standing on a hill overlooking a … Continue reading

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For Better and For Worse

I have never seen the statistics, but I am pretty sure that a large percentage of horse owners out there are women.  Seems like a lot of young girls dream of owning a horse someday.  In a lot of cases … Continue reading

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It’s a Lifestyle

It’s kind of interesting how people value certain things in life.  Maybe it’s living in a big fancy house, driving an expensive car, or working out at the local club showing off your six pack abs.  I certainly don’t have … Continue reading

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