Treats and Pecking Order

When I first rescued the herd in 2007, I did not use treats. The reason is that I wanted to be sure that when the horses finally would choose my company they would come because they felt good in my company. I also wanted my horses to respond as they would with a lead horse…

My Journey to Trim (2)

Learning to trim is very interesting and I really enjoy it. In this blog I like to share with you more from my journey, some useful sites, videos and photos of our learning progress. First of all – a few fascinating facts about the hoof; The horses hoof wall grows an average of 2mm each week….

Resisting Human Domination

  Communicative horses have a dialog with us humans. They are horses who actually speak with us. Sounds wonderful right? Much of today’s horse world is influenced, controlled, or ruled by humans, or so it seems. But there is however a a growing community of empowered horses and their two legged friends that is putting up resistance to human domination…

Dominance, aggression and manners

I meet people who label a behavior of a horse as dominant but find that it is often a lack of manners. Many people do not know how to teach their horses and children to be polite, willing, respectful and have good focus and work ethics. Dominance is not a personality trait – it is a…

My teacher told me to “Kick my Horse”.

I meet my first horse when I was 10 years old and it was love at first sight. He was a big beautiful draft horse that used to plough the land. When I meet him he was living in a big field with lots of grass and was not working anymore because the farmer had…

The Vanishing Face of “GAIA”

GAIA came into my life in 2010. She was two years old and I had partaken in creating her life. I was responsible too. Among the horses I rescued in 2007, were two stallions that we later named Danny and Jack. Many of you heard of, have seen photos of and even met Jack. Danny…