Four Days in South Dakota

It had been a couple of years since Brian and I attended an entire horsemanship clinic. We’ve been watching videos, reading, and continuing to grow in other ways, but the immersive experience of thinking about nothing but horses for several days running it definitely a special kind of boost. When we saw Buck was going… Read more »


For the past 9 months Robin and I have been doing our best to apply the things we learned at the Buck Brannaman clinic in Decorah.  It has been a fun and rewarding 9 months.  We have both seen huge changes in softness, responsiveness, and how both our horses view us.  We’ve still had some… Read more »

A Weekend Indoors

We’ve had a lot of storms these past few days, though I suppose we are lucky that we only had to deal with strong winds and some mild thunderstorms.  It was never storming actively when we got out to the barn the past three days, but things were usually cold and damp so we elected… Read more »

A Whole Lotta Buck

I know I was just getting back on track with the blog and now it has been weeks. But they were busy weeks. Robin’s Mom was visiting for a while, and then we had a short vacation. First we saw the film Buck. I had been excited about this film since I first heard about… Read more »