Christian horse training Archive

God and Horses: What is the Journey of Joy?

Success is the quality of the journey that begins with submission to God’s will and continues until His will becomes our joy. Transformative relationship with Jesus Christ opens the door to similar relationship with our horses.
Category: Christian Horse Training

What is my Purpose?

Christians have asked, worried, and fretted over this question for two thousand years. Many are impatient and ready to march right out to serve God. But, how? Here's some insight into God's answer.
Category: Christian Horse Training

Options for Dealing with Dangerous or Problem Horses – The Truth

Sooner or later most horse folks meet or hear about a horse that is dangerous or unstable. People who own such horses seldom wish to keep them but have no idea how to get them off of the feed bill honorably. Every horse person has an opinion about every horse question. This problem is no
Category: Christian Horse Training

The 4 Basic Commands of Horse Training and Discipleship

This article compares the basic “commands” Jesus gave to His disciples with the four basic “commands” we give to our horses. Read on a bit further and you’ll begin to realize that rarely will these four be used in a commanding manner.
Category: Christian Horse Training

What to do when your horse says, “NO!”

When a horse puts up figurative yellow caution tape around part of its body or resists a particular situation there is an obligation to resolve the problem and tear down the tape. What do you do if your horse says, "You can’t get on my left side," or "Don’t even think of using spurs on
Category: Christian Horse Training

The Problem with Doing too Much and Listening too Little

Transformative relationship with God and horses is not a destination; it is a journey of joy. Horse love training faith Humans are hard-wired to react rather than respond to challenges. The first plan is usually to do too much rather than take a moment to correctly diagnose any problem - or opportunity! Grace and mercy recognize
Category: Christian Horse Training

Horse Training Lesson from Ecclesiastes – Giver or Gift?

The book of Ecclesiastes is avoided by many teachers and bible study groups because it is “too difficult.” To put it in the simplest of terms, Solomon* spent a great deal of money, time, ego, and energy on the pursuit of horse cookies. The conclusion he reached is that the pursuit of horse cookies
Category: Christian Horse Training

Jesus Loves You Till Your Bucking Bubble Breaks

Swizzle, my adorable gray filly, lowered her head, opened her mouth, squallered like a mad hog and BUCKED. Over the past 5 years I have tried to remove her bucking bubble. It didn’t work. I can bury it, I can correct it, I can punish it – but the bubble completely disappears. As time goes by
Category: Christian Horse Training

5 Unbreakable Rules of Beginning Round Pen Training

Learn the 5 Unbreakable Rules of beginning round pen training. Only two things matter when you begin playing with your horse in the round pen - FOCUS and FEET. Beginning round pen training is done at liberty, with no halter, line, or tack on the horse. There are many ways to balance a horse, correct
Category: Christian Horse Training

Aspiring to fail like Jesus – Look past the status quo

If you measured the success of Jesus' earthly ministry using a worldly yardstick it was a colossal failure. To some Jesus was just that guy from Nazareth, and you know, nothing good comes from Nazareth [John 1:46]. The folks with the power and opinions that "mattered" during His ministry were not impressed as much as
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