Baroque Horse Bones in New Mexico

Until very recently, it was official US government policy to more or less forcibly transform Native American warriors into farmers. US government agents made sure that Indian pony stallions were either castrated or slaughtered. Heavy horses bred for harness were brought in to cross on the local mares. Harness horses or trotters, whether heavy draft […]

Preparing to Ground Drive

Up to now, everything I have asked of the Choctaw Princess is a brief addition to our normal daily routines. Adding a headstall with a bit builds on haltering. Finding her trigger points and asking her to relax is another aspect of grooming. And normally, ground driving with long lines is just another aspect of […]