If your horse is calm with you – that might be fine if you are hanging out with him in the pasture. For practical riding though, it’s not enough. In this case your horse needs to find peace – that is safety, comfort and trust – as a function of your leadership, particularly when that is put to the test in a real-life environment.
Survival in the back country on horseback depends on being prepared. Consider these simple tips from an experienced survival expert.
For decades, locals have maintained trails through and around private acreages, crown land, forestry lands, and beaches. Increasingly, access to these informal trails is being cut off by residential subdivisions. How do we preserve these trails for equestrian use?
Peace Country in Alberta welcomes a new equestrian campground. This article details the success of the project and all the details that go into creating a new facility for equestrian use.
One amazing place to ride was in Calgary. With my horse Koko, I found the magic of fun and explored a riding paradise in Calgary. With the right training a horse was given a career in long distance riding that suited both the horse and owner and brought back memories of The Black Stallion book and movie and how wonderful a relationship could be with a horse.
You’re horse’s senses are much more refined than yours. They can detect a mountain lion way before you can!