Tag Archives: listening to horses

Looking through your horse’s eyes

Looking through your horse’s eyes Please go to my Blogger site, The Horse Mad Scientist, to see my latest blog post. I don’t usually post on Word Press due to their inane posting policies, but it does seem to get … Continue reading

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The amazing feeling of oneness

I’ve been riding Raven for over  a year. Most of it’s been bareback. I like bareback. Maybe it’s because I’m lazy-the only thing I have to clean up after a ride is my breeches. Riding bareback means I’m warm while … Continue reading

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The things horses fear

These days, horses don’t have much to fear. Oh, there are the usual things: horse trailers, veterinarians, unexplained noises, etc. But the things they evolved to fear: lions, tigers and bears (oh my), are no longer threats to them. Despite … Continue reading

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The Freedom Song

Yesterday, Sue related to me, Raven was bad. He is usually a sweetie, but he does have a bit of the devil in him, and it popped out after she schooled him. Because it’s only polite, she and I usually … Continue reading

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When Manure Matters

A couple of years ago, I was given the Stamp of Authenticity as a horseman when a non-horseman told me “you horse people are weird”. (See “Wierd at last”, 12/12/2011). I was told this when the non-horseman discovered me mucking … Continue reading

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An appalling dearth of ethics-and compassion.

In late 2010, I began a lease on a 7/8th Quarter Horse gelding named Hank. (Barn name, not registered name.) Hank was a 12 yr. old chestnut gelding. He had three white feet and one area of white hairs on … Continue reading

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Horses are like men.

Sometimes, horses are like men. no, actually, MOST of the time,  horses are like men. Or perhaps it’s the opposite: horses are merely four legged men you can ride. After you’ve been married a while, you know that your husband loves … Continue reading

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