10 Ways to Transform Criticism into Encouragement

No horse is perfect in human terms and no horse is junk. There’s something wonderful about every horse, every kid, and every person. People of great character speak in positive terms. They concentrate on what’s possible, not what isn’t; intentionally finding ways to encourage others. Rather than criticize, folks we admire and trust take care […]

Quit Rewarding Your Horse for Sitting Back When Tied

Trapped is trapped, whether caused by a halter and lead rope or the jaws of a mountain lion. Pulling back when hard-tied can be a life and death issue for your horse. What surprises some folks is that horses pull back because they get rewarded for it.   The reward is freedom. Every time a […]