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  • Can every physically-sound horse be ridden?

    Can every physically-sound horse be ridden? Or are there some horses that are just not good with a rider? I have heard of expensive horses being sold at auction for peanuts because no one could ride them.

    There are many reasons why a physically-sound horse might find riding stressful or difficult and act accordingly. First of […]

  • How do you decide on a horse of your own??

    Hi Cathy! When deciding to commit to having your own horse, what sort of things should influence your decision? And what should not? (as in, you may have a colour preference, but there is more to picking the ‘right’ horse than that, right?) Obviously a beginner rider would need a horse that’s not TOOO advanced, […]

  • Can humans learn to “speak” horse?

    What sort of communication should occur between a human and a horse in an ideal relationship?

    Communication, in an ideal horse-human relationship, occurs on many levels in a constant, dynamic back and forth flow. At the physical level both horses and humans shape their bodies in a constant stream of communication. This is conscious on the […]