Ever watch someone riding with no bridle or saddle and wish you could do that with your own horse? The sheer magic of the horse-human relationship is never more clear than when both parties are in complete harmony doing whatever maneuvers they are performing.
This joining of minds is reminiscent of the movie “Avatar,” where the hair of rider and the dragon-beast are braided together so that their minds meld and yet, it is the rider who dictates where they go. Since we can’t braid our hair into the manes of our horses and end up with this fabulous and magical
A team of Percheron geldings heads into the timber to pull out a freshly-cut log to be sold.
“Horses still work best for modern day logging crews.”
While sophisticated technology and elaborately designed machines seem to dominate progressive industry today, that’s not always true.
Two teams of Percheron geldings were pulling big walnut logs out of the timber last week west of Williamsburg.
“Horses are much more efficient and easier to work with than other methods we’ve seen,” said Eli Troyer.
It was dinner time when Troyer and his sons Jonathan and Alvin along with Freeman Gingerich visited about cutting logs.
They had been working several
wehorse is a European Online Riding Academy that you pay a fee to access many different trainers who have videos available for viewing. The videos cover various training techniques demonstrated by over twenty trainers.
Once on the website, I clicked on the video page and scrolled down to see what sort of things are offered. I was specifically looking for a training video dealing with something I found interesting. There are so many to choose from!
I found the video I wanted to watch, It’s called Nervous Horses: Case Analysis and Exercises in Hand.
This video is 15.39 minutes long and starts right