It is July. How did that happen? I aimed to write on my blog at least once a month but it hasn’t happened. It is hard to put thoughts together sometimes, especially when things come up with regularity when working with horses and dogs. Everyone needs to learn and it is a particular journey for […]
It is a New Year, the challenge is to employ and find trainers who put animals first.
Some people find schooling their horse boring. In my experience this is mainly due to lack of knowledge. Schooling helps keep horses supple; helps build confidence and balance; and it is essential for riders to learn about exercises that are integral to working a horse or pony. Schooling also works the horses mind as well […]
Judging from the way the horses are behaving, spring has well and truly arrived. The spring has significant affects on not only the physiology of horses (changing coats) but has a huge effect on their behaviour. Hormones are in high gear which can result in the kinds of behaviors that are not predictable or foreseesable, […]
There are many times in our animals lives when we realise that all is not well. Sometimes we know that a trip to the vet is needed and drugs like anti- biotics will be needed and we have to wait and hope that all will be […]
Solutions for dog fright on firework night Many dogs experience severe worry during firework season. Any solutions need to be planned and should ideally start around the middle of October at the very latest. Don’t expect anything to work perfectly, if your dog truly is freaked out at this time of year you […]