Author Archives: Chris

Horse and Rider

Nothing is more sacred as the bond between horse and rider . . . no other creature can ever become so emotionally close to a human as a horse. When a horse dies, the memory lives on because an enormous … Continue reading

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Why do horses sleep standing up?

In the wild, when startled or alarmed, animals survive through the flight-or-fight response.  This is the same response that kicks in when someone jumps out from the dark and scares you:  do you throw up your hands to fight, or … Continue reading

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Rising or lowering to the rider

Some competitors buy very advanced horses, then drop them down into Training Level, which is obvious to any experienced observer.  I consider this practice to be unfair to the other competitors, and one that should not rate very high with … Continue reading

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A Rider

Everyone who wants justly to call himself, or herself, a rider would ponder the following statement very seriously:  99 percent of all horses have quite a number of bad habits which are commonly put down to disobedience.  And 99 percent … Continue reading

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Bob Marley

Some people FEEL the rain . . . others just get wet!!!   Don’t let life’s little distractions keep you from enjoying this great big earth.  This life is short so LIVE IT!!!

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