Dancing in the dark
A discussion on the importance of objectivity as well as expertise.

Over the last twenty odd years I have had the pleasure and the privilege of being invited to observe many people’s time with their horses, in order to explore what could be missing. What is it that we should be able to communicate to our horse in thr...

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How do I get my horse to want to work with me?
And how do I know when enough is enough!?

This is a question that I’ve been asked repeatedly in my many years as a horse trainer and as winter slowly recedes I thought it an opportune time to address it. It’s especially relevant as over the last few weeks I’ve had the pleasure of working sol...

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Are you doing all the talking?
Through watching others, sometimes your own difficulties can be overcome.

Over the course of a few schooling sessions, I’ve become increasingly aware of an issue concerning my dialogue with Harper. Having observed Arran with his own horse, I’ve come to realize that throughout Harper’s training, I’ve been doing most of the ...

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