My horses have taught me many things over the years-more than I’m willing to admit sometimes. At times the lessons have been painful-such as learning that all that time I spend learning from books in libraries and then using that education was really torturing my horses. (Oh, yeah-got a long, long list of those things. […]Read More A Lesson From My Horses
They’ve perfected this and it has worked for a lot longer than we’ve been around. Seems to me that we should be learning from THEM. Just my opinion. Leadership According to A Horse-Lead-Change GroupRead More Leadership: Horse Style
Hold steady to the calm and peacefully persist. via Calming Signals: YOUR Response. — Relaxed & Forward: AnnaBlakeBlogRead More Shut Up-And Listen
These are some of the most adaptable critters around-and they have learned to live in amongst humans regardless of what we do. There are coyotes that live entirely in big cities such as Chicago, Detroit, and New York City. And why not? The cities are full of their prey-rats, mice, feral cats, stray dogs, possums, […]Read More Coyotes-Misunderstood? Threat?
Humans have, over the centuries, learned to become worshippers of the warriors and predator mindset. In doing that, we’ve lost a great deal in being able to know ourselves and those who love us, live with us, and work with us. I find that incredibly sad. But-and this is important-horses can bring this back to […]Read More What Horses Can Teach Human About Life-Intro
I have had some characters as horses. The Jackass was only the first. His idea of a ‘spook’ was a big swooping sideways thing. It was obviously designed to dislodge a less careful rider. As time went by, I learned that he telegraphed when he was going to do one of those things. It became […]Read More “I’m going to spook….”
I have a theory-one of these days, I fully expect some major scientific funding back me up on it. My theory is-if you are really good with animals, any kind of animals, then the reactions of the animals in your life to the people you bring around them will tell you all you need to […]Read More Character Judgment