Horse Geeks Blog
Simple lessons or info to share about horses, riding and samples of what I teach.
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” - Victor Frankl For years I have taught a concept called The Learning Frame of Mind, applying it to both horses and riders in equal measure. The Learning Frame of Mind is only a...
“For fast acting relief, try slowing down.” - Jane Wagner Today’s thought to ponder is about considering our normal level of energy compared to our horse’s normal level of energy. As a high energy person I was always attracted to hot blooded horses, but that was not...
The solution to horse behavior problems, often lies in introducing the opposite problem; one uncharacteristic for the horse
Horse Geek Lessons
These are actual remote lessons where the student has given permission to post the lesson publicly so that many horse owners can benefit.
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A log of student stories, shared from their perspective.
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.
Horse Geek Hacks
Quick videos with tips related to horse handling, care, grooming and first aid – and any other useful bits of information related to horses. I share how I do things around my barn.
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: Discussion regarding symptoms, treatments and prevention of colic in horses. Guest: Dr. Gretchen Nelsen DVM Hilltop Equine in Eustis, Florida (my local horse vet and my beautiful...
The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: What is natural horsemanship? What is natural? Is natural better? How does the horse benefit from natural or do we need tools for the benefit of the horse? Guest: Deb Romero,...
The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: What is self-carriage for us and for our horses? How do we know if our horse is actually in self-carriage? Guest: Deb Romero, certified Alexander Technique Instructor...
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