Anthropomorphism, or attributing human qualities to our horses, can get us into trouble. Problems occur when we try to fit the square peg of horse thinking into the round hole of people thinking. “Make the wrong thing difficult and the right thing easy.” Ray Hunt | Horse Trainer
Partnership: Spending meaningful time with your horse creates a bond that will achieve an even greater performance on the field. 'Without good horses, you are nothing, in polo, it's 70% horse, 30% rider. And I have the best horses.' ~ Adolfo Cambiaso The best polo ponies are responsive, even intuitive, and have a calm disposition that… Continue reading What makes a great polo pony?
How the sport of polo would benefit from taking a leaf out of the Formula 1 teams' books, making polo more professional. The Future of Polo as seen by Equine-Empathy.com
A lighthearted look at the parallels of empathetic horsemanship and the animated film, How to Train Your Dragon. Equine-Empathy.com
Using how horses learn in the wild to your advantage in training.
We love the dramatic, simple style of equine photographic artist, Ramón Caseres. Beautiful images of the world's premiere polo ponies...
A new video by non-profit equine education organization Equitopia on avoiding pain for horses when fitting bridles is a must watch for all riders. The video explores 5 areas of facial pain caused by the bridle and see which areas of your horse's face you need to avoid putting pressure on. Why drop nosebands should be… Continue reading Video: Why 3-ring gag bits & low drop nosebands cause pain