Fun and Distractions might argue this page is redundant; my world really is all about playing.

Play the Ponies
I don't actually gamble, but I do play with ponies. Well, actually, not ponies, but horses. Two of them, one large, one small. One an older and emotionally challenged rescue, one a young and superbly confident queen of everything. Can you guess which one this picture is of?

I'm breaking all of the traditional horse-training rules and playing with them using rewards-based experiences. I am a moderator on The Art of Natural Dressage, an international forum on this approach.

We are educating each other, which is something that I find happens in any great classroom, whether literal or metaphorical. They fill me with delight.

Here are a few videos of ground work with the crew:

















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