#talkbacktuesday 14.03.17 – Can I lessen my horses flight/fight response? Part 1 of 2.

By |March 14th, 2017|#talkbacktuesday, Equitation Science, Ponderings on horses|

Question from Carissa, Howard, Qld, Australia: With correct training does a horses flight/fight response diminish or are some horses naturally strong minded? […]

Equitation Science: Part 2 – Classical Dressage/Natural Horsemanship/Art v’s Equitation Science?

By |May 31st, 2016|Equitation Science, Ponderings on horses|

Some feel that what we are discussing is a method. It is important that I repeat this again – ES is not a method. I have fashioned the above title in a way that indicates it is, as initially when I first encountered ES, I was one of those people; I thought it was a ‘method’. However as far as I am aware it is the first and only base of principles ever conceived that are applicable to any form of horse riding or training. […]

Equitation Science: Part 1 – What are we talking about?

By |May 31st, 2016|Equitation Science, Ponderings on horses|

It must be mentioned that Equitation Science is NOT a method, it is a philosophy/education base on which any horse training method can be built. In fact I will guarantee any good horse trainer already practises some of its tenets… […]

Why I Write

By |May 2nd, 2016|Equitation Science, Musings about the journey through life, Ponderings on horses|

To help promote the discussion of Equitation Science between all equine related people. “Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.” Winston Churchill […]

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