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.
Tag Archives: horses
A Day to Honor a Horse
What is it, about a horse
That allows them to trot their way
Into our hearts
And become a part of us?
Training your OWN Horse
What we learn in the process of working with a young horse, starting or restarting a mature horse or working a horse through troubles is invaluable. These are the skills that will make you a proficient rider. And the time will come where you’ll have to help a horse or have the opportunity to start or restart one.
Improve your Riding with Liberty
Liberty exercises are fantastic in order to build a trusted leadership connection: a relationship that reaps benefits when you’re in the saddle. What true liberty work really does is cause you to become proficient in speaking the language of the horse and put it to practical every-day purpose.
Christmas and a Time for Peace
I just returned home from spending a great couple of days with my parents. Mom is a talented pianist and vocalist. She played the organ in the church every Sunday in the village I grew up in and has sung in choirs for as long as I can remember. On Sunday evening, the United Church […]
Do horses have the ability to sense things more easily and accurately than humans, and if so, how? And better yet, can we make use of their abilities? Like the saying goes, two minds are better than one. I’d like to share some personal examples and my thoughts on what I consider an incredible asset offered you by your horse.
Introducing Horses to Obstacles – Part 5
Horses are curious creatures. As a prey animal, their thinking is fear-based. Learn to turn fear into curiosity!
Introducing Horses to Obstacles – Part 3
Finding our Ground Zero – the place we can always start successfully from.
Introducing Horses to Obstacles – Part 2
We move forward when the horse is in release and following our focus. Why you should never force a horse through an obstacle.
Introducing Horses to Obstacles – Part 1
We build it on the ground, then ride it in the saddle.