What happens to horses who are seized due to neglect, abandonment or abuse? Who cares for them? The hope for every horse is to develop into a well-adjusted riding partner or companion horse. Sharon Jantzen finds out how Redwings Horse Rescue and Sanctuary helps out and how we can help too.
Moments of The Movement Symposium 2019 were a combination of watching Monty Roberts gain a horse’s trust and acceptance coupled with hearing from experts in equine behavior, human psychology, research and science. Sharon Jantzen brings us highlights of The Movement Symposium 2019.
Anything can go wrong when hauling horses, yet many things can be caught before you pull out onto the road. Developing a standard trip pre-check routine will enable you to check everything before loading and hauling your precious cargo. Sharon Jantzen walks us through the importance of a trip pre-check of your horse trailer and truck.
All the Grand Cheval Carriage Services horses take turns taking show visitors for short rides in the Wagonette. “We do this to give people a taste of what a carriage ride is like,” explains Anita who does not charge for the rides. She will have her team at the Best of the West Antique Equipment Show 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26, 2019. Sharon Jantzen interviews Anita Marlett regarding providing rides and connecting with the public at the Best of the West Show.
The Intro to Carriage Driving Day was enjoyed by all. Several Brass Oaks Driving Society members hitched up their draft horse, horse, pony or miniature horse to a cart or carriage and let participants take the lines and drive as they sat beside them. Sharon Jantzen experienced the day and shares the highlights with us.