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Horses and Healing · 8M ago

Moving out of Your Dis-Comfort Zone

 Anyone who has ridden a horse knows that going into new territory can bring about high anxiety, in horse & rider!  What is a rider to do, in order to gain their horse's confidence, stay saf...
Horses and Healing · 9M ago

Horses and Healing: Hitting the Trails!

Horses and Healing: Hitting the Trails!:  Fall Has Arrived!   My favorite time of the year! You've probably heard of the saying, Horse people (in Ohio) have four seasons, ice, mud, flies and...
Horses and Healing · 9M ago

Hitting the Trails!

 Fall Has Arrived!  My favorite time of the year! You've probably heard of the saying, Horse people (in Ohio) have four seasons; ice, mud, flies and autumn.   So very true!!  This year we ha...
Horses and Healing · 10M ago

Back in the Saddle!!

Hitting the Trails! I am a happy horseback rider!  I wrote a bit ago about my horse's struggle with lameness here: http://horsesandhealing.blogspot.com/2016/07/intermittent-lameness-aka-on-a...
Horses and Healing · 10M ago

Intermittent Lameness aka On Again, Off Again Lameness

Are you in an 'on again, off again' relationship with your horse?  You know what I'm talking about.  Those times your horse is just 'off', showing signs of vague lameness that comes and goes...
Horses and Healing · 10M ago

Want a Guaranteed Health Plan for Your Horse?

If you could find a way to ensure your horse would receive the very best care and attention in the event you could not provide for him, would you?  I am sure most of you are saying- Yes!! Id...
Horses and Healing · 10M ago

Am I Digging the Divide Deeper

Am I Digging the Divide Deeper ? I think one of the things horses have taught me is in order to function as part of any 'system', community or herd, I must learn the correct social behavior....
Horses and Healing · 10M ago

Does Your Horse Pay You Compliments?

Do They Even Like you??  We can't ever be sure of what a horse is thinking since we aren't inside their minds... but the more time we spend with them the more we can guess!  Horse people LOV...
Horses and Healing · 10M ago

De-escalating, Fear and Horses

De-escalating, Fear & HorsesHorses and humans are emotional, reactive beings.  The challenge in riding is to bring out the best in each other. 
Horses and Healing · 10M ago

New Perspectives in Horse Behavior

A Difference in Perspective on Horse BehaviorI hit a bit of a bump with my new gelding a few months ago.  I've been riding him out on trails around my home by himself all spring and summer b...