Animal communicator? How can they help you and your pet?

What is an animal communicator? Do you know what an animal communicator is? I googled the question to find out. The definition of animal communicator is difficult to find because the term has several meanings, none of which are completely black and white. This is what I found. Wikipedia defines animal communication as “the transfer […]

Training your pets; what is it?

What is training when it comes to your pet? Training your pet is a really good idea.  They don’t think the way we do and usually don’t understand what we expect of them, so we need to help them out a bit. But what IS training when it comes to your pet, exactly?  Training is […]

Do dogs talk? Not in human words.

Do dogs talk? Do dogs talk? Pretty much anyone who has been around dogs knows that they don’t talk like we do.  There are Youtube videos with dogs saying “Mom” or “I love you”, but most dogs don’t say words. They aren’t really built to be able to talk like us. Some scientists are still […]

Horse training problems; Is it you?

Horse training problems Do you have horse training problems? It happens more often than you think. I am NOT a professional horse trainer, but I do work with my horses. I know I’ve certainly had my share of problems. I’ve been out there, working with this horse or that one, trying to accomplish something. It […]

Pet relationships; Do your pets understand you?

Pet relationships; Pets understand even though they don’t speak English (or any other human language) Pet relationships can be so rewarding. Do you have a good relationship with your pets? Pets understand much more than they let on. Dogs, cats and horses generally can’t speak words.  Sure, there are some YouTube videos that show an […]

Working with horses can be so complicated. But it’s worth it.

Working with horses can be so complicated Working with horses doesn’t always go the way we expect. Sometimes, things happen that we don’t understand.  Maybe good.  Maybe bad. But they leave us scratching our heads and wondering “Why?”.  When you have something unexpected happen, you have two choices.  You can fight it and try to […]

Cat training ……….What?

Cat training can be a reality Yes, cat training. Anyone who has a cat knows that they have a different disposition than other animals.  They seem more aloof, more self sufficient somehow. In reality, they learn a bit differently than dogs and may not care quite as much about pleasing you. But they are teachable.  […]

Horse training; a trainer’s perspective

What is horse training? Horse training is teaching your horse how to behave around you. It is a team effort between that horse and one or more people. If you have a horse, it’s worth making sure your horse knows what you expect from them. The should also know what they can expect from you. […]

Horse relationships; What I’ve learned

Horse relationships My horse relationships have taught me lots of life skills. I have barrel horses, as well as dogs and cats. If you have animals, you probably spend time with them. Taking care of them. Teaching them what you want them to do. Learning their ideosyncracies. Hopefully getting to know them and what they […]

Why is exercise for your horse so important?

The importance of exercise for your horse Exercise for your horse is a vital part of equine health. But how do you know if your horse is getting enough? What types of exercise do they need? How much? What if they don’t get enough? All great questions. Depending on what you read or who you […]