Monthly Archives: February 2012

Puzzle Pieces

I ordered Masterson Method ┬ávideo/book combo. I don’t remember where I heard about his bodywork for horses – probably some Youtube videos which blew me away. As my regular readers know, I’m a cynical hmmm *person*. I’m a scoffer with … Continue reading

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Z: Week Four, Seesaw progress

I’m now one third of the way through the 12 week program I am putting Z through with my rider, Rugby Guy. You’ll often find that when you correct one problem with your horse they go the opposite extreme. This … Continue reading

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Z learns more

We got some more rain, enough to make a few puddles. Since we’ve added canter, Z has now taken that as a license to use speed in order to do what she wants. I consider this another evasion since she … Continue reading

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The Sum Total of Life (part 2)

Sometimes it is so easy to forget who I am. I’ve now put 30 years into horses and I know a bit of stuff. I’ve already outlined why Rugby Guy is riding Z right now, but let me write now … Continue reading

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Who’s a Rider? (part 1)

This post is about why Rugby Guy is riding Z and not me. After all I do have the riding experience to do what he is doing and I’m reaching a point where I need to take over the training … Continue reading

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