Archive for February 2017

And Then There Is Gambler

In just about every clinic I do, there comes a moment when a frustrated rider gets an all-too-familiar “look” on his or her face. And, believe me, you don’t need a translator to figure out the thoughts behind that at-the-end-of-my-rope look. “ I can’t figure this out. My horse always does this thing that sooo…

Read More

Flat Bed Annie and Sweetie Pie

More than a few decades ago, while feeding livestock during an infamous Eastern Montana winter, I had a team of horses that taught me a thing or two about an animal’s stress. Can’t remember when but somewhere along the way, I had purchased this black thirteen-year old draft mare that was very well broke. Although…

Read More