Getting Better: What Is, Or Who Are?

We've had three Wednesday lessons so far this year and they have been blisteringly excellent. At the end of every lesson we've been like, 'That was good' and then tried to dissect exactly why it was: 1] So much work done! Warming up in open order has gotten productive (not just mooching around behind another horse …

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My Half Chaps: Worn Out in All the Right Places

I only noticed what a wreck these half chaps were the other day. I mean, I knew they were getting some wear and tear, but they are actually in utter bits. I am very proud. Not only because I'm not going off and spending money where I needn't — sure, these'll go another three or …

The Will to Power < 2012 Style

I've written about this before, but things have changed. I wrote this, specifically, five-ish years ago: Where does it cross the line, though, into irreparability? Is there room for compromise, for example? 'It' = getting the horse doing what he's meant to do. Is there room for compromise? How do I adjust, allowing for the …