Human Calming Signals: What Counterfeit Means

Back in the day, there was a word used when talking about a stoic horse that who seemed almost too good to be true. It appeared nothing was amiss; the horse worked well enough but something didn’t feel right, and with hindsight, the feelings were confirmed. These horses were called counterfeit. I don’t know that … Read more

Telling the Truth about Secrets.

…”Anna is so brutally honest about things that are considered sacred in general society.” A recent quote posted by a reader, from a non-horsey friend of hers. And probably true. Sacred is a great word choice. I picture brutal honesty as the Holy Grail in that Indiana Jones movie: a bright-hot light burning with ecstasy … Read more