Finding Comfort in the Uncomfortable – Martin Black Clinic Report

Story and photos by Kim Stone This article originally appeared in issue No.110 Crisp air, clear blue skies, brilliant gold, red, orange and yellow leaves cloaked the trees outlining the lush green pastures at Shinanatu Farm, in Brunswick, Maine. A buzz of excitement filled the air as participants from all over New England settled their […]

Ask a Horseman – More Questions Answered By Buck Brannaman

This article originally appeared in issue No.110 My horse has trouble picking up the left lead, how would you fix that? On a real green horse if he was having trouble picking up the left lead I’d just go stop him with my right rein a few times. Roll his hindquarters around to the left, maybe […]

Ray Hunt Clinic Report

Written by Sylvana Smith Being Worthy of the Horse— Thoughts on Humility in Horsemanship A Five-Part Report on Ray Hunt’s Colt-Starting and Horsemanship Clinic Hosted by Linda Hoover and Karen Miller Southern Pines, NC – October 23-26, 1999 Dominance, force, punishment, and “alpha” status are popular themes in horsemanship. Yet profound results are achieved when […]

Should You Start Your Own Colt? Some ideas to consider if you’re wondering whether to do or delegate

Written by Sylvana Smith This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.28 Spring is finally here, and that homebred colt that was born in your pasture is now two years old and ready to do something.   He might be a little immature looking, and he still has some growing to do, but you’d […]

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