Month: October 2012

The Right Horse

In my previous article I wrote about choosing the right training ‘path’ for your interests. That subject had many inherent potential pitfalls as far as upsetting folks by coming out as against someone’s heartfelt or long held belief; but it was nothing compared to the one I am tackling here. Let me begin by saying…


Is Classical Horsemanship Path Right For You?

What style of riding is the right ‘path’ for you? Before we attempt to answer this odd question, it is good to remember that the style of riding you choose to employ is mostly dictated by what you wish to do with your horse; tack, clothing and training methods all follow. Most experienced riders tend…


Ronin – First Impressions

10 year old Friesian/Arabian Gelding. 16 hands, about 1350lbs Pros: Solid mind, very steady and reliable. Doesn’t fluster or spook. Large frame, solid bone. Will have a good carrying capacity. Light to the rein aids. Sensitive to, though not sure as to the meaning of, the leg and seat aids. Good people connection. Appears to…