Johnny changes his shoes in preparation for cross country, thanks to expert farriers Stephen Hill and Robert Shave. On cross country day, everyone’s stomachs were in their throats. A special thanks to Burghley.tv,the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, and Samantha Clark from Eventing Nation for some of the footage and interview audio used in thisContinue reading “Their stomachs were in their throats”
A flashback to the 2016 Florida Extreme Mustang Makeover, where I supported all the excellent trainer including Stan Smith and Rebecca Bowman. It was a great weekend, during which I was also able to do a demo with Fledge and Rune. After celebrating my husband’s graduation with an Ph.D. from Emory University, I welcome aContinue reading “Indy”
More progress with Sparks the mustang. I describe my approach to desensitization, which involves introducing the unexpected while also maintaining a strong sense of security. I practice for the farrier by simulating the farrier experience, and get Sparks used to blankets using a fly sheet.