Horse Geeks Blog
Simple lessons or info to share about horses, riding and samples of what I teach.
The solution to horse behavior problems, often lies in introducing the opposite problem; one uncharacteristic for the horse
I know I am not alone in my struggle to override the â€œIâ€™m too oldâ€ bomb because I hear those very words come out of my students regularly. If it is not in reference to themselves, then it is in reference to their 10, 12, 15 or 19 year old horses as we begin the rehab process.
Instead of going over my version of Gavinâ€™s clinic, I thought you might enjoy some direct quotes. I taped as much as I could from Gavin’s lecture in Kentucky, October 2009.
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George - Baltimore, MD HOW ABOUT THE RODEO. . .? Posh arrived in Monkton, MD on a chilly November night in 2008. She was shipped from a warm Ocala horse farm directly to a renowned breaking and training barn. A six year old warmblood mare, green and hot but with a...
The story below came from one of my students, Laurie. Laurie has done such a great job with Annie, a rescue horse, that I asked her to write about her experience. I think she did a tremendous job and I hope you enjoy Annie’s story as much as I did through Laurie’s eyes. – Kirsten
Our lesson was really awesome! the body awareness you taught me seems to be what Blaze and I needed to progress.
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Horse Geeks Podcast
Regular interviews, discussions or presentations where we look at research, books and various theories related to horses and horse training.
The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: Balance as a function of intelligence, a paper by WHM Carrington, notes how poor use of our bodies for the sake of stability can inhibit mobility. Also discussed is the brain...
The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: Thinking in terms of balance and looking at problems as simple imbalances can help us through tricky situations and places where we get stuck - as riders, with horses or just with...
The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: Professional therapist and new horse owner dealing with spouse that has significant brain injury and a horse that was not what she expected. Marci shares her story and unique...
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