Control

Control

Synonyms for control include authority, discipline, domination, force, and management.               How much control do you need to ride a horse? The easy answer is none.  What you really need is to be in control of your thoughts and have basic riding skills! Can you...
Why do I ride?

Why do I ride?

I ride because I must. This compulsion overshadows common sense. It is as essential as the air that I breathe and the food that I eat. I’ve lived in poverty, driving old cars, and wearing second-hand clothes to have the privilege to swing my leg over my horse’s back....
A Great Horse is Rarely an Easy Horse

A Great Horse is Rarely an Easy Horse

I’m not going to sugar-coat this; Moe is a difficult horse. He was bought for my business partner in 2005 as a green broke, rising three-year-old. I figured six months of training on the riding school and he would be good to go. Famous last words.Moe absolutely did...
The Making of Dark Horse

The Making of Dark Horse

Q: When did you start D.H.? A: I wrote Dark Horse in 2019. Q: What happened in 2019? A: I was living with my brother in his condo in Langley, B.C., and I was bored. Often, boredom leads to creativity, and I wrote a chapter not knowing where the plot would go. Q: How...