There’s something about horses, a sixth sense that most humans are not attuned to noticing. Let’s call it the ‘energy sense’. I believe that this comes from the highly developed nervous system in the horse, a gift of evolution that has helped them survive. There is a hypothesis that horses synchronise their heartbeats in aContinue reading “Anxious Horses – Energy and the Horse”
To learn it more deeply, teach it. Daniel Coyle Daniel Coyle’s book ‘The Talent Code’ is one of my favourite books. It is a goldmine of tips on developing skill. It debunks the myth that talent is born. Instead, demonstrating through examples of the author’s research, how talent is developed. Ten thousand hours of deepContinue reading “The making of an Expert”
Here is a tip for reprogramming a horse that has been trained to do the turn in and stop manoeuvre when lunging.
We need to develop ourselves mentally and physically for riding as well as the horse. The art of riding proficiently and with harmony take time and concentrated effort.