Horse training is the music of psychological and physical pressure orchestrated by timing. It is a waltz or a tango between two synchronized partners.
This is a compendium of life at the Kristull Ranch in Austin, Tx. It was started to chronicle the journey through the world of horsemanship that is on-going at the ranch. As we learned together, the site has become a sort of Horsemanship for Dummies.
We have each been a training dummy, a crash dummy and just plain “a dummy” at one time or another. It’s been fun. It’s been serious. It is always a challenge. And it is always rewarding.
If no one sees the site, we will just call it a labor of love. If, on the other hand, someone finds and reads it, we will be gratified.
As you read through the pages, if you get some insight into our training philosophies, methods, and procedures, please feel free to comment or add to our commentary. There is a wonderful world of horse enthusiasts out there. Our lives would be enriched if you cared to add your two cents worth.
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