Nancy Lowery: Where is MeToo in the Horse World?

Editor’s Note: We hear this week from Nancy Lowery of Calgary, Alberta. Lowery has been blogging about her Leadership Learning through Horsemanship Experiences for more than a decade. A recent interview series by Lowery explored what Calgary leaders have learned through their relationships with horses. This […]

Ah-Helmet: Nancy in Steelton, PA

Read more about the Ah-Helmet contest here.  VOTE for Nancy by posting a comment below. My Ah-Helmet moment actually occurred after the “moment.” I signed up to take part in a “Saddle Up for St. Jude” ride near my barn. At that time, I had […]

Congratulations to Amy Skinner

This just in: Amy Skinner and her husband, Travis, welcomed a healthy, baby girl to the world. Meet Josie Temple Skinner, born August 2. Yeehaw! Skinner wanted to honor Dr. Temple Grandin and recognize the influence Grandin has had on her horsemanship and teaching, thus […]

Horse Haiku

Last week, this radio program had a summer haiku contest and the entries make for fun reading. Haiku are a simple form of poetry dating back to at least the 17th century in Japan (and, yes, the plural of haiku is haiku): Three lines of […]

Spring & Summer Reviews

Just in time for spring riding season, we’re putting together an interesting and varied collection of reviews from and for horse and outdoors-y gals. In the coming weeks, Katrin Silva, Julie Kenney, Amy Skinner and Maddy Butcher will review quality gear from Toad & Co., […]

Tim McGaffic on Training and the Clicker

In response to our article on Clicker Training, we hear from Tim McGaffic, a Colorado trainer. McGaffic was introduced to Ray Hunt during the 1980s while working with difficult horses. The experience changed his thinking about how to handle horses and set him on a […]

Watch the Ears, Spend less time between them

Editor’s Note: We hear this week from Nancy Lowery of Calgary, Alberta. Lowery has been blogging about her Leadership Learning through Horsemanship Experiences for more than a decade. A recent interview series by Lowery explored what Calgary leaders have learned through their relationships with horses. “I […]

Question Realness, in others and in yourself

Editor’s Note: We hear this week from Nancy Lowery of Calgary, Alberta. Lowery has been blogging about her Leadership Learning through Horsemanship Experiences for more than a decade. A recent interview series began as “One Foot in the Arena” to explore what Calgary leaders have learned […]

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On this page we share stories, videos, research, events, and opinion pieces of interest to horse owners, riders, and enthusiasts. Watch the Budweiser Clydesdale commercial, a quiet, powerful tribute to September 11 victims, rescuers, survivors. Heroes all. It only aired once. View here. Underprivileged teens […]

Of TED, Horses, and Lifelong Learning

On cold dark evenings, I’ve spent hours listening and watching TED Talks. I love scrolling through the range of topics; it’s world of information available to all, in 18-minutes nuggets. My fascination soon became an obsession. I wanted to do a TEDTalk. TED began in […]