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Category: Stories & Thoughts



In a whisper or in a shout?

In a Whisper or In a Shout? Training Under Time Constraints Written by Mary Hunter on November 25, 2009 on her blog Stale Cheerios Blog Mary is a Graduate Student in Behavior Analysis at the University of North Texas. “Recently I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Christmas is very nearly upon us and the year’s end is drawing near, so where exactly has 2011 gone!?   Looking Back It has been such an incredible year for Equi-libre Horses, I have been very hectic with a fully booked diary of lessons, … Continue reading

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Equi-libre Horses Embroidered Clothing

Equi-libre Horses is excited to launch our embroidered clothing range! The clothing features the ELH logo on the front left hand pocket area and the our tag line and website on the back, in white. Both the front and the back of … Continue reading

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It’s Not What You Do. It’s How You Do It.

I thought I would share a very valid thought from Karen Pryor in an article she wrote on her website! “It’s a sunny spring afternoon in New England at the annual meeting of a group of animal behaviorists. I’m sitting on a folding chair … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Video

Dancer was diagnosed with advanced ringbone in her right pastern joint in the summer of 2010. I knew something wasn’t right, I had been aware of it for a little while, but each time I tried to show someone her … Continue reading

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Learning to Trust our Instincts

Do you trust what your instincts are telling you? I was tidying up my emails recently, and I came across an email I wrote quite some time ago now. I thought I would share it because I know how tough … Continue reading

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Physical Anatomy of the Equine Head & Neck

I have spent enormous amounts of time through my life researching and learning about anatomy of the horse. I find it so interesting understanding what actually goes on beyond what we can see at face value by looking at the horse. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Trainers Ego

I would like to share a link to an article written by an inspirational clicker trainer. Tanya posted this to our clicker group recently. It resonated deeply with me since I was able to draw such parallels and align myself so completely with her words. Tanya has … Continue reading

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Ringbone? Or Poor Hoof Form?

This is quite an incredible case study, who was horribly lame and who had serious ringbone. The changes in her joint ossification, as shown by the radiographs, after her rehab are simply amazing! It begs the question, and one which … Continue reading

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Insulin Resistance (IR) is a metabolic type, not a disease…

A huge thank you to Heather Richardson of Amberley Aromatics for kindly allowing me to publish her article on IR. Heather provides a fabulous service of balancing horses diets precisely to your individual hay and pasture analysis. This is the only way to be … Continue reading

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