I got some news today that hit me really hard. A really nice 3 year old colt I had worked with a year ago was just 'removed' from being at another trainer's. The longer he was at this other place the...

There sure are a lot of squirrely horses out there. Trouble for us is, it's usually just when people are around. Ever notice that? So, if that's the case, it must have something to do with the.....

Don't try to make your horse put the puzzle pieces together without giving him time to turn them over.  When you decide to do something with your horse, you've already had 'that thought...

Thoughts on Collection One of the reasons I called this article 'Thoughts on Collection' is because using reins, legs, seat, spurs, bits, and whips should come WAY after you think about it. Instead...

I wasn't sure whether to call this Good Horses or The Help of the Herd. Yesterday, I was working with a Mustang, Risky that I have in training here. On-line I manuevered him on the circle to where I...

From a woman in Michigan:   I'm really enjoying your newsletters.  Question: The horse I've been training is awesome about sidepassing over to the step for mounting, but she...

What if, from the horse's viewpoint, what we call collection and how we go about getting it, was nothing but pressure and force?
Read one of Clinton's Tip o' the Week the other day. Now, I'm a Clinton fan because he's such a hoot. And I think he gives the most info and the most thorough info of all the on-TV trainers. And the...