Month: April 2017

Why is everything positive?

Why is everything positive?

Sometimes I have been looking through some of my older posts and I have over and over again seen that almost anything I write about is something good, positive or something we have succeeded with in our daily training. I have realized that I almost never […]

Riding Cavesson

Riding Cavesson

This is my latest addition to my equipment collection. As many of you know I am at this current moment only training my horses bitless. It is not because I do not support people who ride or train with a bit, but because I haven’t […]

A war takes two parties

A war takes two parties

For a fight to occur it takes two parties. It can never become a war if one part does not have anyone to fight against and the same things goes in training horses. How would that ever be relevant you might wonder? It is not […]

Balancing guiding and listening

Balancing guiding and listening

Everything needs a healthy balance to work in harmony. So does the relationship between horse and human that far down the road can be summed up to the balance between guiding and listening. At least from my point of view. We know from our own […]

Talking to the boys

Talking to the boys

That is exactly what happened this monday. We had Amanda on a visit who works with telepathy and communication with animals. Already from the very moment she stepped inside the shelter a magical quietness lowered on both boys. Even Torrin who normally runs out of […]

Happy endings

Happy endings

One of the main rules when I train my horses and teach my students is to hunt the happy endings. That is what you should always do – hunt the happy endings! More often than not we do as human beings strive for success and […]

Do you know when to stop?

Do you know when to stop?

One of the most important things to be good at when training horses is to know when to stop. It sounds very basic, but in reality it can be quite a difficult task to tell when enough is enough. To tell when the horse has […]