Horsemanship Blogs

Horsemanship Blogs

Here are the blogs on horsemanship that I have written. They are also listed individually in the “related Materials” tab of their specific horsemanship topics.  Doc T

Cheerleading and Coaching Horses

Cheerleading is the single most important tool to connect with all horses. Coaching is just nagging which leads to disconnection. Learning this is life changing for most owners in connecting with their horses.

Decomplexicating Horsemanship – Eliminate Fear

Fear alone stops most people from becoming connected with their horses. This describes how one person's fear affected a horse and how that changed with another person.

Beyond The 10 Irrefutable Laws Of Horsemanship

This is an hour long video that goes beyond my "Ten Irrefutable Laws Of Horsemanship" book. I discuss more nuanced things I use every day.

Horsemanship Is Leadership – a HorseTalk™ Webcast

This is a replay of my HorseTalk™ webcast where I go over each of the "Ten Irrefutable Laws Of Horsemanship" from my book. This brings the book alive.

Who Is Responsible? (part 2)

Part 2 - The skills of leadership. We relate with horses only when we understand who they are adjusting ourselves to meet their expectations. Listen first then speak.

Who Is Responsible? (part 1)

Part 1 - Who is responsible for your horses' behavior? After removing physical reasons (teeth, ulcers, etc) the responsibility rests on the person changing, not the horse. The horse is a mirror of you.

WARNING – This horse may kill you!

Remember Law 1, "A horse can kill you." Never be afraid as this is reflected in the horse. Follow a few guidelines and know that this can be achieved if YOU are willing to change yourself.

Cheerleading and Coaching Horses

Cheerleading is the single most important tool to connect with all horses. Coaching is just nagging which leads to disconnection. Learning this is life changing for most owners in connecting with their horses.

read more

Who Is Responsible? (part 2)

Part 2 – The skills of leadership. We relate with horses only when we understand who they are adjusting ourselves to meet their expectations. Listen first then speak.

read more

Who Is Responsible? (part 1)

Part 1 – Who is responsible for your horses’ behavior? After removing physical reasons (teeth, ulcers, etc) the responsibility rests on the person changing, not the horse. The horse is a mirror of you.

read more

WARNING – This horse may kill you!

Remember Law 1, “A horse can kill you.” Never be afraid as this is reflected in the horse. Follow a few guidelines and know that this can be achieved if YOU are willing to change yourself.

read more