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 […]

Trigger Points

I started asking the Choctaw Princess to reset the tension in her head, neck and shoulders using some of the infamous 19th century French horse master Baucher’s ground exercises after she let me know just how much she resented the halter. Baucher claimed that he could render a horse calm, confident and cooperative in just […]