Softness

The word “softness” in equestrian jargon evokes different ideas for different people. What is it and what does it look like? Softness creates a feeling of harmony between horse and handler. There seems to be a common goal and an ease about the way in which the partnership interact. Softness seems ethereally invisible, and yet…

Going Around in Circles

We’ve hosted a few lunging workshops over the past two months and it has been interesting to see what people look for in lunging, how they use it and what they believe it achieves. The use of the lunge ring (or longe ring/round pen, depending on which part of the world you live in) was…