Tag: horse awareness
I ‘m all ears
It’s time to go be with our horse family. Yup ! they are good listeners and don’t talk back. It is interesting to watch their ears as you start a one way conversation. They are like a best friend.
3 fabulous reasons I ride
I do like it when a horse is well trained and does everything I want and does not react or get his ears pinned back and turns and trots and canters only at my command. To be able to get that kind of horse ride is the process of consistent time with the horse. 3…
Horses have a certain look. The eyes are best to be looked at at the right or left side of their head, as horse eyes are really positioned on the side of their face. Humans’ eyes are straight on centre of our head. Horses aren’t great at full frontal viewing. I grabbed some photos that…
I like to pause for a moment and take a breath before I enter into a relationship that requires attention at a different mindset.
quick easy thoughts
Summer is supposed to be easy so here we go: Visit friends and laugh frequently Look at my bedding plants and say hello Like my soft cushy new padded bike seat cover keep visiting the lakes in my area; it is why I moved here keep my horse rides easy and make sure my horse…
horses change my mood
Our horses get moved to a different pasture to graze regularly throughout the year. They are heading out to the south pasture. Watching them this close move together is what is missing in this world. We move together singly and technically. We all know and feel we are missing out on the human contact or…
My Horse and I
It’s not easy being in a relationship with someone. A horse is no different. Doing something together as a team is communication personified. I get you and you get me. That is the final result when you know it is up to you to make it last. I needed to relearn some things and figure…
just our horses standing
When I went to check on the water trough levels the horses were standing together by a small boarded fence. It’s windy and no sign of the sun. They had just finished drinking up some water and then they stand looking at me. Now, granted I can usually tell HOW COLD IT IS OUTSIDE by…
how do you know you are stressed?
Yesterday, I was getting ready to ride my horse, Grace. I worked with her on the ground getting her to move and trot and walk under my instruction and cues. After a few moments of lunging her, I got extremely dizzy and light headed . I had to stop and sat on a stool in…
On The Ground Horse Play
Lately, my husband and I have been working on a playground for our riding horses. It’s fun and they do need to get used to different objects, sounds and anything they may come across when riding out of an arena. Making our horses aware and less spooky is just making our rides on them more…