I do not believe from Zen and the Art of Baby Horse Management
I am also deeply skeptical - though not broadly at the idea of people who can observe and know things beyond our current understandings. More like deeply skeptical of people who make their livings as animal communicators. I've had some bad experiences. This is an interesting take on one encounter.
Cross Country Schooling from DIY Horse Ownership
Do you want to see pictures of an adorable mustang schooling XC? Of course you do. You're not a monster.
Let's Discuss: Riding Multiples from House on a Hill
This is not something I have any experience with - I consider it a win if I can scrape together enough time to ride my own horse. But I know some of you out there are pros at this.
Collected Canter from A Enter Spooking
This is a SUPER SUPER helpful progression post, with photos and commentary. Collected canter is the bane of my existence. I studied this at length and came away with some great new ideas.
Welcome to the gun show from Saddle Seeks Horse
Cowboy mounted shooting is not something I have ever had the least interest in but this makes it sound really fascinating and dare I say even fun?
Stirrup length, the posting trot, and chair seat from Poor Woman Showing
Much like the canter post above, this is an incredibly helpful roundup of photos and commentary that is going to be very much on my mind when I school the trot next.
Tail bleaching tutorial from Gray Horse Problems
My two part takeaway here is a) I'm glad I don't own a gray and b) god DAMN they look good when they clean up.
4 steps to the emergency dismount from Trafalgar Square Books
This is vitally, crucially important information. Read it. Practice it. Internalize it. It might save your life.
Craniology, Part I: What Your Helmet Will (and Won’t) Do To Protect You from Eventing Nation
The internet is just full of fascinating, factual, useful information roundups this week! I loved this. In conclusion: don't be a fucking idiot, wear your helmet.
Being Right from Not So Speedy Dressage
I'm going to be mulling over this one for a while.