For Beginners Only

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By: Joe Camp Welcome to the wonderful world of horses. This can be one of the most exciting, rewarding experiences of your life, or one of the most frustrating, scary, even worst experiences in your life. And believe it or not the way it turns out is all up to you. Why is it for […]

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What’s in it for the Horse?

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By: Joe Camp Have you ever wondered what kind of person could begin writing a book like The Soul of a Horse less than a year-and-a-half after acquiring his very first one? I have. There were times when I thought I was crazy. How could all of the discoveries we were making be true? Surely […]

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Our Vet Had Never Seen a Baby Like This One

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By Joe Camp Dr. Matt was vet to a 140-horse breeding farm across town and saw foals virtually every day of his life, yet he would stand propped on our fence and watch this newborn race up and down the steep rocky paddock and he’d shake his head, saying, “I’ve just never seen a baby […]

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Liberty Inspires Trust

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By: Joe Camp The single most important thing you can do for your horse and your relationship with your horse is for him to say I trust you. Completely. Implicitly. Of his own free choice. His own free will. And the way we’ve found to accomplish this for our horses is for them to be […]

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Telegraphing our Next Cue

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It doesn’t matter what we are doing with our horses, there is always the fine line of them anticipating what we are going to ask of them. I think most of us have experienced that moment when we we’re just starting to think what we wanted to do next and our horse started doing it. […]

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Horse Myth Debunked…Horses Can’t See Color

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By: Dr. Kris Hiney, Oklahoma State Equine Extension Horses can’t see color. …False. While older text books that still exist will say that horses (or all animals for that matter) don’t see color, we now know that isn’t true. Several studies have documented that horses do indeed see color, just a bit differently than we […]

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