From My Saddle: New Beginnings With a New Horse

New Horse
COHS publisher Karen Pickering is enjoying getting to know her knew partner, Chip

I Never Thought I’d Find the Right Horse Again As I’m writing this, today was our first trail ride. My new horse, Hersheys Chocolate Chip (Chip), was quite a find. Riding through the trails at Homestead Park was so enjoyable. Chip was quiet, eager, and a joy to ride. I …

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Media Barn: Book Review – Essential Horse Speak

Essential Horse Speak
Image Courtesy Sharon Wilsie

Author: Sharon Wilsie Continuing the Conversation Sharon Wilsie’s first book Horse Speak: The Equine–Human Translation Guide broke new ground for anyone who works with horses. It provided a practical system to listen and talk to horses in their language instead of expecting them to understand ours. Now with this second book, Essential …

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Willfully Guided: Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Tips for Winter Horse Care

Winter
Allison’s son helping with winter chores. Photo by Allison Trimble.

This morning it was a balmy 27 degrees at the barn. We worry about mud management during the winter months, often forgetting about freezing temperatures until they are upon us. My horsey childhood in Alaska was spent more than half the year in the dark and cold of winter, so …

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