Last weekend, Lauren took her 4 year old German Warmblood, “Capone” to a local trainer who practices “Natural Horsemanship” in hopes of finding a gentle but effective way of training and backing him. Her previous trainer,while extremely knowledgeable, had a traditional ”punishment and reward” approach to training and “breaking” horses and those methods seemed ineffective on Capone. [...]
Listed are the posts for May 2012.
Hey Guys and Gals, If you follow EighteenHands on Facebook, most of you probably know that I rode a full draft for the first time on Saturday. I went out to Anglia Farm for my lesson, and rather than riding my usual mount, Shine the Haflinger, I was able to ride Paddy the Shire who [...]