Starting Horses: Two ways to accelerate your training

Starting Horses: Two ways to accelerate your training

Starting horses is always a big topic; there are hundreds of different ways to start horses, but in my experience, there are two ways that set a horse up for success when it's time to put your first ride on and progress through your training. These two things are...

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 you...

Dummy Foal

Dummy Foal

It's foaling season! The foals are dropping, and not all get a great start in life. One foal, in particular, was a little filly that had to be rushed to emergency care to be hooked up to an IV to be given different nutrients. Some issues can arise with a pregnant mare...

Are You Ready for a Young Horse?

Are You Ready for a Young Horse?

Is buying a young horse right for you?  What goes into having a young horse?  Why would you want a young horse?  What qualities should you be looking for, and what qualities are good to have in yourself before you even consider jumping on that boat and purchasing a...

Are you Fast-Thinking or Slow-Thinking?

Are you Fast-Thinking or Slow-Thinking?

Want to listen to this blog instead? Listen in the Horse Happening Podcast, with Lindsey Partridge Are you fast-thinking enough for breeds like a thoroughbred or an Arabian? These breeds tend to get a bad reputation for being flighty, hot-headed, more anxious,...

Hay Net Height and its Effect on Horse Posture

Hay Net Height and its Effect on Horse Posture

Want to listen to this blog instead? Listen in the Horse Happening Podcast, with Lindsey Partridge How is a horse's posture impacted by at which angle it eats? A study came out earlier this year that looked at the different eating positions for horses and how that...

The Healing Power of Horses

The Healing Power of Horses

The Institute of the Heart Math conducted an interesting study. The study was on the two-way healing of the heart between horse and human and electromagnetic fields research. The study compared the human electromagnetic field, which is more significant than our...