Blackie – A Yellow Personality

Blackie was given to Avalon Reign after he bit his 12 year old owner. When he came to Avalon Reign he was put in a paddock with a handful of horses like any other horse would be. Unfortunately Blackie did not get the welcome that most other horses would have gotten. The other horses wanted nothing to do with him. …

Australian Equine Facilitated Learning

Australian Equine Facilitated Learning  www.efl.net Download the latest newsletter for December – Clinics and workshops listed   December_2012_Newsletter

Help Animals Australia

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Chaff Chat Article

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Bits – Wand or Weapon?

By Kailie Nott Finding an animal’s weakness has enabled people to control many different species. We put collars around a dog’s neck, rings in a bull’s nose, ropes around a pig’s leg, and bits in a horse’s mouth. These techniques help us to disable the animal in some way and give us the capacity to control them for our own …

The Nosebandwagon

Have we been taken for a ride? ~ Kailie Nott   Have you noticed that nosebands come in two main categories: decorative and restraining? This was not always so. The modern use of restraining nosebands restricts the horse’s ability to choose his response and works at the symptomatic level. Other training methods rely on working with the horse’s psychology.

Equine News Spread

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