All I wanted was a simple two-track.

Written by Barbara Weiss  All I wanted was a simple two-track. “Jesus, Mary, Joseph, Tai,” I said this out loud, as if my four-year-old Paint mare might understand words better than anything my seat or hands could communicate. “A two-year-old colt can do this. What is the problem?” Tai’s head bobbed up and down fast […]

If Wishes Were Horses

Barbara Weiss has been a student of Natural Horsemanship for five years. She has come to believe that Natural Horsemanship is the best path to training, riding, or simply “being” with a horse. Natural Horsemanship, she believes is about honest, thoughtful exploration between horse and rider. “If Wishes Were Horses” examines this kind of exploration. […]

A Primer on Old Indian Tricks & Natural Horsemanship

Written by Tom Hebert This is taken from the volume, “Hooked on Horses,” of the Final Report to the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation for a proposed Tribal Horse Program which is still under discussion (February 2003). Tom can be reached at tlhmavrick@uci.net Natural Horsemanship – which focuses on the well-being of the […]