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The Via Appia

Written by Bettina Drummond This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.9 Editor’s Note: The term “Iberian” refers to the peninsula where the modern countries of Spain and Portugal are located. Breeds of Iberian descent include the Andalusian, Lusitano, Peruvian Paso , Paso Fino, Mangalarga Marchador, Criollo, Azteca, Sorraia, Spanish Mustang and Barb. Sometime ago, returning from a trip to Rome, I...

Learning to Learn About Horsemanship

Written by Jan Young This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.4 You’ve finally found it—a better way to work with horses! Perhaps you just attended your first clinic, or met someone who seems to connect with horses in a way you never knew possible. There is so much to learn! But how do you go about learning an approach...

What is Natural Horsemanship?

Written by Clay Wright This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.3 We are trying to define what is and isn’t natural; and what does and doesn’t belong in “Natural Horsemanship.” I don’t know who came up with this term, or what their intent behind the term was. However, to truly understand the phrase, we must first understand the words...