The Art & Science of Horsemanship -Horse & Human Communication
The Art & Science of Horsemanship -Horse & Human CommunicationRead More
Video Testimonial from Anne-France Deroude, March 2017
Video Testimonial from Anne-France Deroude, March 2017 We recently hosted Anne-Sophie Vincent and Anne-France Deroude (from Sydney and France) here at Salt River. Although only here for a few days, they spent many hours in the saddle with Kellie Stewart, both in the arena and out trailRead More
Horsemanship Working Student – Sarah Sheedy
Horsemanship Working Student – Sarah Sheedy So after a bit of plotting and planning, I have gotten myself down the driveway of Salt River to begin my three months of being a working student. I would like to explain why this type of horsemanship is for me. Growing up, IRead More
The Effect of “Bargain Horse Buying”
The Effect of “Bargain Horse Buying” What are you considering when you look at purchasing a horse? Is it because it is: Young or Old? Green or a Schoolmaster? Expensive or Cheap? Or even if it is free to a good home? Are any of these perceptions really a good idea?Read More
3 Months of Change
3 Months of Change Over the past three months here as a working student here at The Horsemanship Institute, I have been fortunate enough to see Heath and Kellie Stewart work with the horses in the new ways of horsemanship and how they communicate in a way that the horseRead More
Do you want a painting or a masterpiece?
Do you want a painting or a masterpiece? Can you tell the difference between a painting and a masterpiece? My mother, who is an accomplished artist with a doctorate, well and truly can. Me, no chance. But when it comes to watching a person work with a horse well that’sRead More
Colt Starting Competitions or Concentration Camp for the Horse?
Colt Starting Competitions or Concentration Camp for the Horse? YES, I have a charge on these competitions. I view them as polarized as the horse is the altruistic underdog and the competitor the narcissist over dog. Yes, I will be labeled as controversial – Controversial most likely. Yes, IRead More