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Mr. Ed Part I

Originally Posted on October 13, 2019 at Mr. Ed is a black quarter horse gelding of indeterminate age, although his teeth (or lack thereof) declare that he’s close to 30. He’s been …

Listening to Luna

Originally Posted on October 6, 2019 at Horsefeathers Blog I’ve been playing with some liberty leading with Luna recently, working off of some techniques I learned from my friend Jaya Erkkila. Jaya …

Go Time

Originally Posted on September 28, 2019 at Using complete freedom, a few well-timed treats, and within the space of 4 weeks, we showed that horse there was nothing to be scared …

Dress Rehearsal

Originally Posted on September 20, 2019 at Yesterday was my 4th session with Red the foot-shy quarter horse; the farrier appointment is next week so we were down to really testing …

At Liberty

Orignally Posted on September 13, 2019 at Today was our third day of work with a quarter horse gelding named Red, a gelding who is reportedly an uncooperative basket-case when it …


Isn’t it nice to know that what you do really matters? That was my first brave response to realizing that Covid-19 was here among us, and dangerous. A model …
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