Spring dreams of trail rides and gymkhanas were replaced by long hours at work, a lame horse and the horrors of moving.
It seems that everybody in the horse world thinks they're a trainer or instructor. (For trainers, please refer to an earlier post So Many Trainers ... Which One Is Right For My Horse? ). Just how much does your instructor really know? Although there is a certification for riding instructors, it's not required (in my opinion it … Continue reading How Much Does Your Instructor Really Know?
Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.
Horses can't keep secrets and are more that willing to tell you their entire life story if you're willing to listen.I know, I'm being silly ..... but am I really?
I’m absolutely amazed at the amount of people that use their farrier because he’s cheap, shows up on time or they’ve been using him/her for years. You’ll find the same answers from both novices and experienced horse people. Do people ever stop to ask themselves “does my farrier do a good job?”. Do people even … Continue reading Not All Farriers Are Created Equal