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    A Love Worth Having

    There is no question about it, our horses love us! When my mom or i walk up the hill to our arena, our horses usually follow right behind us, so that we will work with them. Sometimes they are waiting for us in the arena before we even go up! Why do they love us? There are a few reasons. For one, horses desire relationship. They are herd animals who desire the safety and companionship of other horses and sometimes, to our delight, humans! The main reason our horses love us is because we also desire relationship with them. I’ll tell you one thing though, spoil your horse with only…

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    Why We Keep it Natural

    Ever heard of the term Natural Horsemanship? Well that is what we are all about here at Hearts in Hand Horsemanship. We believe that horses are sentient beings, capable of relationship, with personalities, needs, hopes and desires. We do not consider horses to be machines, intended only for our recreation. In fact, horses can actually teach us a lot about ourselves, others and our relationship to God. Natural horsemanship is a way of training your horse by communicating with them in their own language. All horses are prey animals who crave safety, companionship, and a herd with an established pecking order. In order to gain respect from your horse, you…