I get asked about the topic of wearing a helmet when riding a horse quite a bit and as there are more and more children getting involved in horse riding, this seems like a good time to make my thoughts clear and perhaps influence the horse world, even just a tiny bit maybe, in a…Details
In this series of articles and videos you’ll find tips and ideas on how to be safe around horses. The most important thing to consider when owning or just being around horses is your own safety. We talk about it a lot and it’s a primary item in every lesson given for riding and horsemanship.
This is part 2 of a series of videos where I take our four year old registered quarter horse, Macaroni, out for a walk at a local park with the goal of getting him used to water. In this video, we have left the trailer and are on the way to the water. When leading…Details
I do my best to put up a variety of videos about horses, their health and well being and general behaviors of the horse, whether it’s good or bad. One thing that I like to concentrate on though is safety while around them and/or on them and today I’ve put up a video discussing safety…Details
It’s important to practice things with your horses, like leading a horse, before you really need it. In this case I was originally just leading this horse with tarps and getting him used to them. As you can see in the thumbnail, he did pretty good but horses (like humans) have trouble multitasking and sometimes…Details
Controlling a horses head can be a daunting task and possibly quite intimidating as horses are very big and can move fast when they feel the need to. There are quite a few things to do with a horse on a day to day basis that it’s vital to be able to control their head…Details