Tag Archives: fear

we did not die today

It’s always a good day when you don’t die. I took ZZ out for a neighborhood walk with her saddle on. Everything was going fine until the trip home. We passed out of the paved dead end road onto the … Continue reading

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thinking outside the box

Note: The information about Linda Tellington Jones methods (TTouch and TTeam) is my opinion and interpretation of materials – numerous books, DVD’s, online YouTube videos, public blog etc…  This post is in no way implies an endorsement by Linda Tellington-Jones of myself, my blog, or videos. I have taken a … Continue reading

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Dealing with Apathetic Horses

I’ve come to believe that the very first step in a training program with the horse is to instill a curiousity. Since horses are naturally curious animals this should be an easy prospect however, not so fast. Here are some … Continue reading

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Lesson #12 – anxiety

I’ve taken to calling the place where my seat is correct, the Sweet Spot. It is going to be terribly hard to explain it all to you readers because of several reasons… Continue reading

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Protected: Lesson #1 (4FR)

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Two States Cannot Exist

Hmmm I just read this, while researching a different subject then horses… Milton Erickson, for example, often used a technique called confusion, in which he said things that on the surface seemed logically contradictory and yet in essence conveyed an … Continue reading

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