Horse Geeks Blog

Simple lessons or info to share about horses, riding and samples of what I teach.

Horses Challenge Us to Change Ourselves

Horses Challenge Us to Change Ourselves

“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...

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For Fast Acting Relief, Try Slowing Down

For Fast Acting Relief, Try Slowing Down

“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...

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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.

Posh’s Turnaround

Posh’s Turnaround

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...

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With Try, There’s Hope

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

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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.

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