Do you own a Friesian or are looking to purchase one? I’ve worked with and trained a few Friesians during my time and I have to say that they have always been my dream horse. I have loved every horse I have ever owned or trained. But there was always something different about a Friesian. To me that is. There are ...

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Trust is a large encompassing word. You can have a little trust or a lot of trust. You can trust that a certain product will taste good and you can trust that it is safe to eat. You can trust a friend to stand up for you behind your back and trust them to be there for you when you need ...

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I know that might sound crazy…being able to read your horse’s facial expressions just like you do with another person. But… I swear that Merlin’s facial expressions are so distinct that anyone would know what he was thinking. Jazz was like this too. He would give you a look and you would know right away if he was ready to play, ...

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Jazz, Apollo, and D’Artagnan loved the colder weather. They loved to run and play in the winter months when they were in California. However, winter in San Diego really didn’t get lower than 60°F/15.5°C. But that was probably their favorite weather – sunny and cool. Once they were moved to Maryland, Fall and Spring were their favorite times, when the weather ...

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Here in Maryland, we are in our coldest month of the year. This is when our temperatures drop down into the single digits. Last year it got down to 5° F (-15 Celsius) which with the wind chill factor becomes a below 0 negative number. Burrrr! Winter here is cold enough but this month is our worst. I always worry about ...

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Well, everything has been going great with Merlin so far. I’ve only had him for two months (he’s only 8 months old) but we have worked on a number of things. Besides working on getting to know each other better, trusting each other, our connection, how we communicate, and becoming a herd, we have also worked on the following: Weaning Haltering ...

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