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Suzanne Z – Massachusetts

Friendship Training offers the horse and human an opportunity to interact in ways that create a meaningful working relationship that simply can’t be attained using traditional training methods. The very word “friendship” implies fundamental understandings and connections that are made between the horse and human. One of the most exciting aspects I have discovered in […]

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Lee – Virginia

Good morning, Chuck, Hope things are going well for you and your horses today. Everything is going well with FTX here. I am very pleased with everyone’s progress- including mine. Ginger is standing and really doing well. She is a very smart horse, quick to learn and respond. and she is so willing to please- […]

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Rebecca – Washington

Riley was such a kisser this AM, he was all slobbery from just getting a drink too, ewwww yuk, however I do love it! He gets such a gleam in his eye when I’m sputtering about such a sloppy kiss, like he’s just played the bestest joke in the world. He ate his grain and […]

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Gwen – Massachusetts

Good Morning! I am new to this list having been introduced by Chuck to it. I notice a few “familiar” faces/names! Hey Anya! How are you? Haven’t “talked” w/you in such a long time! 🙂 I first heard of FT about 2 years ago when troll contacted me re: a “natural horseman’ association” I was […]

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Holly – Michigan

My love for horses began at the age of two. At the time I lived in the city and never had the opportunity to be around horses. As soon as I could talk I asked for a horse. When I found a spring pony on Christmas morning, I told my parents that wasn’t what I […]

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Deb James

A warm fuzzy and thanks to Chuck Mintzlaff, and so many courageous people that are paving the way for ordinary people like me….. Thanks for the Horse Magic !! I wish I could tell you that I knew where this was going, that I was completely prepared and educated about horses before I brought them […]

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Angela R – Connecticut

What is so great about FT? Please let me try to explain in my own words. Foundation Training is a way to communicate with your horse on both his level and on yours simultaneously. It is a way to bridge the gap that so many people have with horses, without using any abusive or restricting […]

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Pamela – Massachusetts

CB, you said something this morning on the phone that has me thinking. I told you that I had such a good ride and was feeling so confident that I was planning on riding her early this afternoon with no need for “liquid courage.” You responded by saying something to the effect of “Well it […]

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GJ @ Delta Society

When our horses were tested recently by a certified professional evaluator from Delta Society, the following unsolicited commentary was added to our evaluation documents. I had never met the evaluator before and only discussed the appointment date and directions as to how to get to our address on the phone. This morning I did an […]

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Robin – Colorado

Wow, what a coincidence! I have been looking for information about starting to do CTR and when I found this list, I saw a name I know. First, a brief bio. I have been a horse owner for 30 years, and been training my horses for 30 years. My horses taught me what I know, […]

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