April 11, 2016 by Andy Marcoux
From time to time I get notes of thanks and other feedback in response to the online classes I’ve been giving for the past few years. It’s really gratifying to read about how useful these classes are for people in such real terms. As you can imagine, I put a huge amount of work
April 5, 2016 by Andy Marcoux
Hey there! Sometimes something is so obvious, you can overlook it until it hits you square between the eyes. This month for me, that kind of thing happened as I’ve been preparing for this week’s class on transitions. Sure, we all know transitions are important. But in
April 1, 2016 by Andy Marcoux
Most people think of transitions as that moment when your horse goes from one gait to another, such as a walk to a trot. However, that interpretation sells the importance of transitions short, and also explains why so many people and horses have difficulty with their
March 30, 2016 by Andy Marcoux
I received an e-mail with a question about using a breast collar or a full collar for a Spider Phaeton. The answer isn’t always that straight forward. Here’s the question, and my reply. The Question: Andy, Hi there!! I'm a new driver and in training with my horse Red.
March 25, 2016 by Andy Marcoux
I've had quite a few people asking me about getting horses going again after their long winter off. Understandably, people are concerned with getting their horses back into shape without causing stress, trauma or damage to the horse. Of course, people are also trying to find a
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