Students talk about EBH Seminar

We talked with several students after the recent Evidence-Based Horsemanship Seminar in Mancos, Colorado. Here are their thoughts on how things went and what they came away with. West Taylor, TIP trainer and owner of Wild West Mustang Ranch It was very rewarding to put […]

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Introducing the Horse-unculus!

In the world of neuroscience, researchers and instructors have developed the “homunculus” to show through exaggerated size those areas of the human body which we know to have a greater representation of neurons in the somatosensory cortex in the brain, the main sensory receptive area […]

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Greed in Full View. Shameful Saddlebred Stuff

Emily Thomas Luciano is an accomplished rider as well as our talented marketing director. Read more. In this guest column, she discusses her observations at a host of showing events around the southeastern U.S.  Thanks, Emily! She writes: Over the past year, I’ve traveled to […]

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Scoring Horsemanship Points in Seabiscuit

I watched the film adaptation of Seabiscuit, the brilliant book about the overachieving little thoroughbred racehorse by Laura Hillenbrand. It stars Chris Cooper, Jeff Bridges, Toby Maquire and several bay Seabiscuit lookalikes. A great flick for horse lovers who may, like me, will spot good […]

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Working Dogs Beware, Part II

Read Working Dogs Beware, Part I Here in Mancos, a small, rural community in southwestern Colorado, dogs of mixed and mysterious breeds rule. There are scores of rescued dogs, dogs from the Ute Mountain Ute or Southern Ute reservations, and ranch dogs whose owners may […]

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