From Moshi

Horses think in pictures. Jane says that all super-achievers have developed the ability to clearly see what they want, in great detail, before they actually achieve it. I found learning the tempi changes very difficult. But Jane pictured what she wanted very clearly,...

From Indy

I want to be a Veterinarian. I hear that is a great job. I’ve met lots of horse doctors at the barn, and think they are a nice bunch of folks. I heard someone say that horses tend to colic, and sometimes they need surgery. So I got my favorite lobster toy and...

Shoulder-In

Shoulder-in is the father of all the advanced lateral exercises. What I mean by advanced lateral exercises are exercises like shoulder-in, haunches-in, half pass, walk pirouettes, and canter pirouettes. Shoulder-in does a lot of different things. It is a straightening...

How To Loosen The Poll

  Here’s an exercise to supple your horse’s poll. Start in the halt on the rail so you can check that you’re keeping your horse’s body absolutely straight. If he’s straight, his body is parallel to the rail from nose to tail. When you start to...

From Indy

I just love going to the barn to see Moshi. Some of my friends like going to the barn too. I have one friend who is scared of horses. He thinks they are too big. My friends got together and decided to help him get over his fear by being supportive of even his smallest...