How to Love Horses Forever.

 We were born this way....more

It’s About Greeks and Romans. Even Today.

Anna Blake ...more

Singleton Dreams: Shedding in the Bedding

 These are the dog days of summer–long and extreme. Not the kindest summer, either. My extended horse family has suffered some huge, sad losses and a few chronic health issues have flared up in my own barn....more

Natural Instinct: The Human Half


Helmets, Gravity, and Human Superiority.

 August 1st is International Helmet Awareness Day....more

Behavior, Personality, and Anxiety.

 Can you tell the difference between personality, who a horse is, and behavior, what a horse d...more

Consistency: Doing Math in the Saddle.

 Consistency is a great aid but do you know how it actually works? There’s an analogy I heard decades ago that has stuck with me. It involves bank accounts....more

Wake-up Call from Mother Nature. For the Millionth Time.

I haven’t missed a blog posting in over five and a half years, and I won’t now, but this one will be different....more

The Thing About Horses and Healing: a Memoir.

 We see them from the road and use phones to take photos....more

Buying the Right to Make a Correction.

 She’s Tomboy. I don’t write about her often enough; she’s a little more serious than my corgi men. She’s a Briard, a French herding breed that has a very protective side....more