Comfort Zones and Risky Behavior

Sometimes I teach horses, sometimes I give lessons, and sometimes life hands lessons to me. Lessons that can only be learned by stepping out there, taking risks and making mistakes. I crave the thrill of taking a risk and seeing what happens. Sometimes it works out in my favor, sometimes it's a failure I'll never forget, … Continue reading Comfort Zones and Risky Behavior

Barrel Horse Drills; Shouldering and Anticipation 

If you have been barrel racing for any length of time, chances are you have run into issues with your horse anticipating the turn too early or shouldering the barrel. It's a common problem with a million different solutions to try. I will just go over one drill that I've had some good luck with … Continue reading Barrel Horse Drills; Shouldering and Anticipation 

You Can’t Ride the Papers… or Can You?

Everyone that has bought or sold a horse or  that competes in any given discipline has heard the phrase, "You can't ride the papers". It's true! You can not saddle up a set of registration papers and take them for a ride. Well, maybe you could try, but you'd look ridiculous and probably have a … Continue reading You Can’t Ride the Papers… or Can You?

How to RUIN Your Colt’s Confidence in 5 Easy Steps

So you are looking for ways to quickly ruin your colts confidence? Good! You came to the right place! I have discovered 5 EASY ways to totally destroy your colt's confidence, and it won't take long! Some of these things I have learned through my own experience, some I have been lucky enough to witness, … Continue reading How to RUIN Your Colt’s Confidence in 5 Easy Steps