Paddock Setup: Are we doing our horses a disservice?

Paddock Setup: Are we doing our horses a disservice?

Field setup and why it is crucial to keep our horses happy and healthy.  Are you creating a space that makes your horse more herd-bound, lazy, or overweight? These issues can all impact the herd behaviour and each horse’s physical fitness. These issues can be...
Buy The Horse, Not The X-rays

Buy The Horse, Not The X-rays

Are you buying the horse, or are you buying the x-rays? And are you potentially passing up the horse of your dreams?  Noelle Floyd published a story about a horse named Asih, who competed in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Burghley to Badminton and many more. Asih...
King: Thoroughbred Makeover Update

King: Thoroughbred Makeover Update

The Thoroughbred makeover is approaching, and I’ve been working with my off-the-track thoroughbred King, who is my entry for the 2022 Thoroughbred Makeover Challenge. There’s been a lot of learning and progression while he and I have been in Florida. King...
Do you think horses can have neurological issues?

Do you think horses can have neurological issues?

Is it possible for horses to suffer from mental illness or autism? My background in human mental health has made this topic quite intriguing for me. A lot of what I do with horses through the Harmony Horsemanship training program brings what I know of positive mental...
Healthy Boundaries

Healthy Boundaries

  The number one component of a great partnership with your horse is having healthy boundaries. This is especially true when training young horses. We set boundaries to find our place in the hierarchy and keep ourselves and our horse safe. This doesn’t mean that...