Being Grateful for Things You Don’t Like.

My favorite training mentor had a habit that drove me nuts....more

Dressage: Cackling at the Canter.

 Beach attire for the serious dressage rider....more

Listen First, Train Later.

 Photo by Patrick McMahan...more

It’s a Riding Lesson- What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

It starts innocently enough, just like every other thing that happens around horses. A rider might have a problem with their horse, or maybe a goal. It sounds innocent enough....more

Training Condifence and Trust.


Bad Timing Explained

Most of us read the training books and do the best we can to apply them in the saddle. We all think we define those words the same way, but we don’t all get great results....more

Better Saddle Conversations.

  Think of riding as a conversation. ...more

What Llamas Teach about Horse Training.