The Warhorse

Definition of warhorse (Merriam-Webster) 1: a horse used in war : CHARGER 2: a person with long experience in a field especially: a veteran soldier or public person (such as a politician) Not included in the Merriam-Webster definition: “Horses with 50 or more starts are typical of a “war horse”. Everybody admires their durability, yet few want to take a chanceContinue reading “The Warhorse”

Building a Better Trail Horse

I have been taking Nori’s training and development in teeny-tiny steps, trying to emphasize calmness and confidence. I know there are plenty of 4 year olds doing much more sophisticated work, even jumping courses and competing in horse trials, but for Nori I think the fastest approach to get where I am going will beContinue reading “Building a Better Trail Horse”