The purpose of this blog will be to record and track variouse case studies involving horses, students, training, etc. and a place for all of my training articles to be posted. This is soley for educational purposes and is only an expression of my own experiences and ideas.
|Posted by Lauren on August 25, 2017 at 7:10 PM||comments (1)|
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|Posted by Lauren on March 2, 2014 at 10:20 PM||comments (0)|
Self-Mastery before Horse Mastery
The concept of self-mastery before horse mastery is often a very new concept to riding students, yet it is invaluable to the success of a rider at any level. It is so easy for riders to blame the horse for their short comings; but in the moments of failure the truth cuts deep… the horse is only ever a ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lauren on December 1, 2013 at 8:55 PM||comments (0)|
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|Posted by Lauren on November 6, 2013 at 11:20 PM||comments (0)|
After being called out to help with a clients "semi-emergency" on a Sunday (which, by the way, is my day off) for the second time that month I decided it was neccessary to put together a basic list of natural remedies that every horse owner should have on hand and know how to use. Of course there are real emergencies when we need a vet and of course you should not hesitate to call one if that be the case, however, it is still nice to have something that can help in the m...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lauren on August 27, 2013 at 12:35 AM||comments (0)|
What Is Rein Contact? by Ross Jacobs
The question of what is contact gets argued on dressage forums all over the world. Amateur and professionals have different opinions. Even many of the gurus of dressage can’t agree. With that in mind there is no chance that what I am going to say is going to sit well with everybody.
I think in order to understand what contact is you have to understand what is its purpose. Why do we want to have contact? If you can un...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lauren on February 8, 2013 at 12:30 AM||comments (1)|
Day 9 (Monday): Had the bareback pad and the little kiddie saddle on her today and turned her out in the arena. She is a great mover
Day 10 (Tues): Today I put the light weight synthetic saddle on and stood up in the stirrups on both sides. Also bridled her...she is not so s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lauren on January 31, 2013 at 12:05 AM||comments (0)|
Here is the video of us bringing her home!
Day 1 (Sunday): We sat in her stall reading for a few hours and she would approach us and smell us.
Day 2 (Mon): Spent a lot of time in her stall throughout the day. She does let me approach her and stand next to her now. I also threw the tarp ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Lauren on December 10, 2012 at 3:35 AM||comments (0)|
Most often the questions that come from horse owners and handlers one way or another trace’sback to how to communicate something to their horse. Everyone wants to learn how to make their horse better understand what it is they are asking of them. Few people ever turn that around and ask “what is my horse trying to tell me?R...Read Full Post »