Dashing through the snow…

This winter has certainly been a busy one! Jake and Paige, our magnificent sleigh team, along with their good friend Major in the one-horse open sleigh – [...]

Who leads who?

The herd at Back of Beyond continues to grow. The latest additions are Bo, a striking paint gelding and Annie a gentle Trakhener mare. They have joined [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How does becoming a leader to your horse affect other parts of your life?

How are the skills you must develop to attain leadership in a horse-human relationship transferable into leadership in human relationships? There are [...]

How important is consistency within the horse-human relationship?

How important is consistency within the horse-human relationship? Clear and consistent communication is essential to good leadership within the horse [...]

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, [...]