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ADHD, Video Games, Multi-tasking, and Horse Training

I wonder about a lot of odd things. This morning I realized I had "fried" my brain in much the same way I fried that of my first show horse, General Silver, some 25 years ago. In the course of my morning wonderment I came up to a question about ADHD and video games. I'm
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

Grace in your saddle-bags kicks Frustration to the curb

In one simple word, "grace" defines the Golden Rule of Christian Horse Training. Some horses seem to have real difficulty staying focused, consistent, or have what seems like a major case of bull-headed resistance. Every "No" your horse gives you is caused by one of two situations; he is either unwilling to do as you
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

Day One: How to Establish Leadership in the Round Pen with Your Horse

The first instant you step into the round pen with a horse you are either teaching it to trust you, to fear you, or to ignore you. This is true for professional trainers as well as the newest horse owners. It is possible to establish a new beginning whether you already have a 10 year relationship
Category: Christian Horse Training

3 Things God Wants From You – Lessons from Horses

Do you wonder what God expects from you? Do you pray for guidance? Are you unsure of what God wants you to do? The answers can be found in our relationship with horses. God wants the same 3 things from me that I want from my horse.
Category: Christian Horse Training
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