The thing is, they “Want” to be together.

ImageWe can and should use this to our advantage!  

horse·man·ship

  [hawrs-muhn-ship]  Show IPA
noun

1.  the art, ability, skill, or manner of a horseman.

It’s not just about riding, it’s about having an artists eye to see what’s so, the ability to know what to do with it, the skill to do it so it becomes your way of being.  
 
As noted in the picture above, one of the things there is to see, know and use is the fact that horses want to be together.  They will be happier moving away from home together and    giving their all to you at home.  And it is through being together that you can move apart from the herd.  
Here’s the other thing to see in the photo; Curiosity, notice how all the horses are curious about the photographer? It’s not feeding time, it’s natural curiosity, this is what, if cultivated, has our horses be interested in leaving the herd with us.   
These are things a horseman understands.  

 

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Lisa
    Apr 20, 2013 @ 00:29:52

    I agree. I can see that natural curiosity. When I have taken pictures of your horses, I felt like they were accepting of me and interested in the interaction. Maya is a prime example.

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