Red – The Newest Addition

A horse named Robert Redford came into my life this past July. “Red” as I affectionately call him is a 17hh, chestnut Thoroughbred gelding.

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Tom Dorrance and Horsemanship

The day I accidentally met Tom Dorrance was a really important event in my life.

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Horse Rescue Work

The Equine Rescue & Adoption Foundation of Palm City Florida, has been a regular stop for me since 2006. Originally I showed up to help my friend Daryl with a few horses.

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Demo with Prima

Pulling Prima back out for a small demo held some interesting lessons. Prima and I used to do demos all over the country..

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Jasper – The Kid

Jasper, my youngest horse at 5, is the kid around here. Jasper was sent to me by a client when he was a year and a half.

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Mic and Prima at Home

Where to begin? I have actually been really unsure what to write about other than news because I have been pummeled with lessons that are worthy of sharing – and haven’t we all?

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Equine Imbalance

...."Many problems (of the horse) can be caused by unbalanced patterns of tension in the body"........
....."Uneven tension will often result in uneven body use, difficulty carrying a saddle and rider, stiffness generally 'through the back' or the body as a whole, behavioural problems etc..... " Gavin Scofield D.O.
Founder of Equine Postural Training &
Official Osteopath for the British Endurance team

Acknowledgements

Photos Contributed by:
Jim McCleary - McCleary Photography
Christianne Gentile - True by Christianne
Sarah Wengernuk - Essence Photography

Quote Of The Day

For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding; and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.
~Xenophon