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Positivity: An Exploration of Courage.
Choosing positivity over negativity requires courage. Relational Horsemanship is, in part, a journey of discovering and celebrating our courage. It’s a journey of positivity.
This year we’re having our first Easter Contest. We’re heading out with the horses in search for Easter Eggs. Each egg has a name in it, and one might be yours! As much as Easter is a commercial enterprise with chocolate bunnies and candy eggs, the tradition of Easter is about 2000 years old and […]
Owning our Own Knowledge
Taking ownership of our own knowledge allows us to overcome hurdles, open new doors and succeed in our equine pursuits.
A Day to Honour our Horses – 2022
At Amazing Horse Country, we’ve set aside January 22 as a day to honour our companions. Our Horses. Our herd. We’d love it if you’d join us.
The Power of Waiting
One of the greatest skills of an instructor or trainer is the ability to wait.
Training: Letting a Horse be a Horse
They say, “Let the horse be a horse.” But what else can they possibly be?
Equine Psychology – Associations
Associations can work for us or against us. For example, a horse could associate the trailer with a negative experience. How do we change that?
Equine Myth Busters – The Eyes
In the last few years I’ve heard a many an equine myth. We could probably write an entire book on them – I’m sure it would be hilarious – but for now let’s focus on the horse’s eyes and vision. Pardon the pun there.
Riding “Spooky” – Anxious Horses
Riding or working with an anxious horse can be intimidating, especially if we’ve had a mishap or suffered an injury. It’s important to recognize that when our horse spooks, they’re also struggling with a confidence issue. But as a team, we can work through these struggles together as we build strength in our relationship.