Help Your Stiff Horse Bend

(Photo by Mary Phelps) Does your horse find it difficult to bend in one direction? You can help your stiff horse bend better by using a training philosophy I call “benign antagonism”. Using benign antagonism allows you to custom design your program for each and every...

Note From Jane – April 2017

Check this out! I can’t wait to spend the week with you learning and playing on a Caribbean cruise! We’ll have a blast! For more info on the Lightness Summit, go to: https://tinyurl.com/JaneSavoieLightness See you there! Jane

From Indy

I got to ride in a boat today! It was scary at first, but exhilarating too. The boat went very fast. The wind felt good in my fur and in my ears. I stayed close to Jane because I didn’t want to fall out, and I knew she’d protect me. I protect her and Rhett...

From Moshi

I hate being on a diet! Jane says I’ve eaten too much green grass this spring, and now I have to cut back. So instead of my usual long turn out in the lush pasture, I get just some hand grazing each day. The rest of the time I have to eat hay. It’s...

From Moshi

A new horse came to the barn today. She is very young. I was in the arena with Jane when she arrived. She saw us practicing some upper level movements, and it embarrassed her. She told a friend of mine that she was ashamed that she didn’t know very much, and was...