Horsemanship in Action

Conversation With a Critic

Written by Sylvana Smith This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.14 If you’ve been around “natural horsemanship” circles for any length of time, no doubt you’ve come across The Critics. They’ve never been…

Getting to the Hindquarter

Story and Diagrams by Sylvana Smith This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.4 My first car after college was a sultry ‘72 Bonneville that stood on more real estate than my first apartment…

The Ten-Minute Horseman

Written by Sylvana Smith This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.2 Those quick feeding-time or social visits can build—or undermine—your relationship with your horse. I would love to spend my days immersed in…