Category Archives: Horse Training

SWR Blog: New Every Day

I have recently been blessed with the opportunity to start two colts from the Chambers C Cross Ranch. Up until now, most of the horses that I’ve had the pleasure to work with have been raised around people and handled for years. These two C Cross  colts were born and raised out on the range. […] Continue Reading...

SWR Blog: Driving from the Rear

It’s always necessary to give credit where due. California clinician Dennis Reis always teaches: An  amateur rides the front of the horse. A horseman rides from the hind end forward.”  I began to teach this principle on the ground with our Stormwalker Ranch students riders last spring and was amazed at how quickly they were […] Continue Reading...

SWR Blog: Desensitization or Confidence building?

A confident horse is a thinking horse.” Anyone who has ever spent five minutes listening to a natural horsemanship clinician has heard the word “desensitize”. In some peoples mind this means getting a horse to where you can crack a whip, while standing on it’s back waving a flag, as a pack of wild chihuahuas […] Continue Reading...