Reality

Each year, thousands of horses are bought, and later on sold by their disillusioned and disenchanted new owners and passed on to someone else as either "untrainable" or "just too much horse" for their owner. Quite often, they are taken to the killer plants where they are butchered for meat after every traditional method of […]

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Potentials of Interspecies Relationships

by Charles H. Mintzlaff An evaluative dissertation contrasting the detrimental effects of relational and cultural traditions embodied in contemporary equine management and training versus an alternative paradigm. ~ Proclamation of Origin ~ I do hereby state that to the best of my knowledge and belief the following submission is of my own research, development and […]

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Perspective

Perspective: Noun. a. The relationship of aspects of a subject to each other and to a whole: a perspective of history; a need to view the problem in the proper perspective. b. Subjective evaluation of relative significance;a point of view. c. The ability to perceive things in their actual interrelations or comparative importance. Sometimes, when […]

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Life is a matter of choices

"And living with the rewards and consequences of those choices" – part 1 – The loud yelp of shock and pain exploded, shattering the quiet, early evening air like a china plate smashing on a concrete floor. It was instantly echoed by the crunching snap of fence boards mixed with the dirt-softened thud of a […]

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Lady’s Hope

Hi! It’s me Lady again! I don’t know why all the other horses picked me to be spokesperson as I’m “lowest on the totem pole” in our herd, but here I am! They all wanted me to add a little explanation of what our Grandpa Chuck calls “Friendship Training,” and why we think it is […]

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