Copy of St. Francis Clinic - 2013 001Right thing easy, wrong thing difficult.

It’s a saying that’s been used for a long time in the horse world, and one that is commonly misinterpreted. With the many people that I have the privilege to work with each year in my horsemanship clinics and private lessons, they learn first-hand exactly what the true meaning of this phrase is.

When I was a young man first starting out, my grandfather and my father would say over and over to me; “you need to make your idea, the horse’s idea.” I had no clue what they were talking about. But over the years this saying was repeated over and over to me, and one day it finally stuck! Here’s a personal story to help illustrate:

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