I find it helpful to have a baseline for each horse’s health. In order to keep track of this, I’ve created a standard scale to rate and note on a horse’s health and wellness. Updating this form on a monthly basis, I can keep track of all the horses under management with with information specific to their individual development and needs.
My favorite thing about working with horses is the unique relationships we develop. In its rawest form, training a horse is an ever-growing relationship where two individuals build a unified language. With this language, horse and rider can understand each other, educate each other, and make or break the relationship itself.
I’m so excited to kick off my blog with a post near and dear to my heart! With a 20 year old heart horse, I’m careful to keep an eye on her overall wellness, and strive to do right by her as an individual. I hope you enjoy my post as I try and navigate through keeping senior horses at their best!