Monthly Archives: June 2012

Line Between Challenge and Over Face

If you have a moment, check out my new column that was inspired by an interview with Gold Medal Olympian Melanie Smith Taylor. She talked about the difference between challenge and over face. http://www.chronofhorse.com/article/finding-line-between-challenge-and-overface Something we didn’t discuss was coddling. … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

Just arrived home after six long hours on the road. So just a few sentences for now. We jumped a more complicated course than I will ever have to jump, and the jumps were scarier than I will ever have … Continue reading

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Days 2 and 3

Yesterday we removed our horses’ nose bands and dropped the bits in our horses’ mouths. Then we forsook our hunter-clean, triple-stitched leather halters with the brass name plates for rope halters knotted to rope leads with leather thingamajigs at the … Continue reading

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