Monthly Archive:: August 2016

Is it ever okay for your horse to say “No”?

One of the buzzwords of "natural horsemanship" is respect. Clinicians teach dozens of ways to encourage, earn, or require respect from a horse. Of course, you can't "require" respect. Doing that is synonymous with invoking fear. But - is it ever okay for your horse to tell you, "No"? You might be surprised at
Category: Gospel Horse

Outrageous behavior in Dogs and Horses – the Bad News and the Good News

There are days when I wonder if the ones I love (especially dogs and horses) have lost their minds. They behave in outrageous ways that shock or mystify. My first response is usually, “What were you thinking?!?” Why it's necessary to think before reacting and the reason dogs and horses do obnoxious things...
Category: Gospel Horse
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