Category Archives: Thought of the day

The Sea of over-information

How do you tell the difference between sh#@ and shoe polish?  Between something of worth and real value or something superficial and of little real use.  Between something of substance and experience vs something with no real depth, no proof … Continue reading

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Had any trouble with your horse lately?

I had an interesting conversation with a friend of mine recently, about her horse who had been unwell and who she’d had the vet out to, to see what was wrong with her.  My friend had found it really hard … Continue reading

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No more runaways.

My kids love their ponies. I love my kids.  So, I need to be able to trust the ponies to keep my children safe.  But as good as the ponies are, and even after all the time we’ve spent on … Continue reading

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Suffer not in silence

For an intelligent species, humans can be pretty dim at times.  We can also be pretty callous, cruel, arrogant and ignorant.  Possibly never more so than when it comes to horses. How is it that when our horse has an … Continue reading

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The ‘Perfect’ pair of hands!

You know…..just reflecting more on this whole master rein business. And how it is supposed to be like ‘the perfect pair of hands’. What possesses us to think that our hands should be fixed? Given the desired forward, flowing movement … Continue reading

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Spurs

Anyone who ever uses a spur on a horse, is giving away a lot about themselves as not only a horseman but also as a human. Even if they think they are using them ‘kindly’ or ‘gently’……whatever. A spur indicates … Continue reading

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Conversations that leave you……………?????

Amongst the many conversations I’ve had today, I’ve had two about people getting bucked off their horses. One was about a friend of the person I was talking too, who was riding her horse, got turfed off and broke several … Continue reading

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Conquering the wild beast

What is it with tricks?  What is it about being entertained by a horse performing like a trained seal that we find so fascinating and so…well…..entertaining, that we as humans just love to watch it so much? Personally I don’t … Continue reading

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Turning horse lovers into Horsemen.

It’s a thrill for me, to see the level of horsemanship being achieved by Quantum Savvy students everywhere. There is no denying, that right from the very beginnings back in 1997, our students were getting great results almost from the … Continue reading

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Time, promises and the Southern Cross.

It’s all about time isn’t it.  How long things take, how much we can fit into our days, how quickly time goes by especially when you have a goal you’re working toward or you’re against the clock.  Or how slowly … Continue reading

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