Review: Horse Brain, Human Brain

Since I did my first book review on a work that is nearing the end of its first century, it seemed fitting that my next be something literally hot off the presses. In fact, this book is not yet available in some countries – coming to the UK in August, […]

Review: Riding Logic

I’ve chosen as my first book review the first serious riding book I ever owned. A gift from a friend around the time I got my first horse, I have read and reread it many times over the decades. I’ve also loaned it to my students many times over the […]

Another and Wiser Concept

“We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of animals. Remote from universal nature and living by complicated artifice, man in civilization surveys the creature through the glass of his knowledge and sees thereby a feather magnified and the whole image in distortion. We patronize them […]

Welcome!

It has been nearly a month between my first post and now. I was not ready to launch the site when it was Nash’s time to leave us; but, as my mother is wont to say, “Needs must when the Devil drives!” When I lost my Ben, companion of 28 […]

RIP Nash

Today I had to make that terrible decision that anyone who has lived with animals for long knows is inevitable. It was time to say goodbye to my Appaloosa partner, and release him from his suffering. Nash’s ‘origin’ story is perhaps one of the most interesting of any horse who […]