My Meltdown

The Choctaw Princess is handing her circumstances serenely enough. I, however, have had a bit of a meltdown because she is the third horse in a row that has arrived on my place with such severe  central nervous system (CNS) I have had to have them out down.. I have  not been able to find […]

A Hard Life and a High Cost

About a week after getting herself cast upside down along the fence line (click here) the Choctaw Princess’s back end was alarmingly wobbly when I let her out to wander, roll and graze a bit. She was dragging her back feet instead of picking them up cleanly and smartly as she normally does. And instead […]

How Horses Show Signs of Pain

By the time a horse begins to vocalize (groan) with pain IF they ever do make noise at all their situation is life threatening.  Noticing signs of pain , distress, and discomfort early on is vital in schooling and competition as well as horse keeping. Learn to see, not just look!  

Lies, Damn Lies, Statistics, and Horse Slaughter…

Thank you for your interest in my blog. The information in this post has been incorporated into my series on horse training. Click here to see what books are available. “It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.” – Noël Coward Trump would like to return to […]