Horse Gentler Monty Roberts Tames a Wild Horse In Front of 30,000 Brazilians

Horse Gentler
Photo Credit André Monteiro. Taken at Barretos Equine Event 2023, Provided by Debbie Loucks.

Sao Paulo, Brazil: American Trainer, Monty Roberts, is known worldwide for his gentle taming method which establishes a connection with the animal and does not require brute force.  The Horse Gentler Monty Roberts uses gentle taming with horse at Barretos Equine Event 2023  Under the eyes of the audience at the …

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Willfully Guided: An Interview with Jenna McGrath

Photo Courtesy Jenna McGrath

Animal Communicator Translates Horses’ Emotions Interview by Allison Trimble As a middle-aged woman with a lifetime in horses, I’ve accumulated a barnful of geriatric performance horses, most of whom I spent years training and showing. My favorite horse, Playboy (Smokums Playlena), has been struggling this year and we’ve nearly lost …

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What’s in a Whinny? 

what's in a whinny horse vocalizations
Image Credit University of Guelph's The Horse Portal

When horses talk, we listen but how good are we at deciphering what they have to say? According to a recently published study (Nov 2021) by Dr. Katrina Merkies, researcher and associate professor at the University of Guelph, and her master student Haley Belliveau, we are faring well. Using an online survey, participants …

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