Hayes is for Horses

Know Your Horse’s State Of Mind!

Story & Photo Via: Tim Hayes Have you ever tried to communicate with someone who is in a panic or so angry they’re “blind with rage”? You can’t. This person is overcome with out-of-control emotions. Their entire being is flooded with adrenaline. They want to either fight or run away. They’re only conscious of intolerable feelings of panic or rage,…

Getting Hurt By Gentle Horses

Story and Photo Via: Tim Hayes If you’re alive, at sometime in your life you will most likely get hurt. If you interact with horses consistently you are not only likely to get hurt, you are choosing to participate in an activity that can be life threatening. This is also true with skiing and many other fun activities. However with…

Cross Training – Good For Humans – Good For Horses

Story Via & Photo: Tim Hayes In 1996 I participated in a Natural Horsemanship clinic given by the late Tom Dorrance. Even though he was a cowboy, well over half of his students rode English.  Tom was a creator of miracles when it came to helping people with their horse problems (he called them: “people problems”). His message was simple:…