Five Ways a Horse is Like a Novel

Five Ways a Horse is Like a Novel

How Can a Horse be Like a Novel? You may ask, How can a horse be like a novel?┬áThe answer is one word–relationship. Every good horseman knows the relationship you develop with your horse is critical to your success as a rider. Every good writer knows that the...

Foxhunting or Foxchasing?

Last week I was invited to attend a “meet and greet” with a local foxhunting club to learn about the sport and ostensibly to entice new members to join. I made it clear at the outset that I had neither the appropriate hunting horse nor the riding skills at...

Does Acupuncture Work?

Recently my mare underwent a consultation with a trained veterinarian who now specializes in chiropractic treatment and acupuncture. The mare sustained a neck injury as a weanling and recently exhibited some behaviors which made me suspicious she was experiencing...