I Need a Bigger Bit! My horse won’t listen

Whoa!!!  A bigger bit? Hmmm….let’s talk about horse bits. Everyone wants to blame something when things go wrong.  The solution isn’t a bigger bit or another piece of equipment.   The solution is HORSEMANSHIP.  So what is horsemanship?  Well, it’s a combination of correct position, the use of appropriate equipment and long hours in the saddle. But, none of that …

Should you blanket your horse in the winter?

Here I type on a blustery day in Austin, Texas.  The winds are howling out of the north and the temperature has dropped into the 30’s.  We might even get a little snow tonight, unusual for the middle of February when our weather starts to feel more like spring.  It was 80 degrees just yesterday.  While looking out my window, …