People talk to horses constantly. The words are unintelligible most of the time, to both us and the horse, but we chatter away, explaining what we are doing as we do it. “Now we’ll clean your feet.” Sometimes we are so uncomfortable with the quiet that we fill in their half of the conversation, too. … Read more
I know it’s the cue that does the most good. It’s also the cue that’s the most natural: Breathe. Alas, it’s also the cue most underrated.