Since I finally found a tack repair guy willing to make the reins of my Spirit bridle shorter I could not use my Spirit bridle this week. Deprived of my new tack I sat looking at all my other bitless options and I remembered the sort of dead feeling contact with them. I decided to see if I was right with my hypothesis that the feel of the Spirit bridle was so much like that of a bit that I would have no problems switching back to a bit. So I sat looking at my…Continue
Added by Barnmice Admin on July 1, 2011 at 11:16am — No Comments
There is so much debate currently about methods of training: German vs. French, classical vs. competitive, natural horsemanship vs. anything with an English saddle. It can get adversarial.
Most people agree that finesse is better than force in horse training, but we seem to have a hard time agreeing upon a definition of what those words actually look like in technique. That starts the debate…Continue
Added by Anna Blake on July 1, 2011 at 8:42am — No Comments