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Why You Should Consider Going Bitless – The Q&A

By Dr. Robert Cook

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Further to our recent webinar with Dr. Robert Cook, here are the Q&A from the event in written format.] 1. Why Bitless? The question is most readily answered by turning it around, “Why bitted?” There are no good reasons, from the horse’s or the rider’s point of view, for putting a bit in […]


Why a Bitless Bridle

By Denice Zengo

A Whole Bit Better Without One Are you open to explore a safer, more effective way to ride? Do you want better communication with your horse? Would you be interested in riding and training your horse with gentle persuasion as opposed to control? Would you like a more responsive and willing horse? Do you want […]


The Lie Of An Angel

By Ishbak Shehadeh

I always ask myself if the image about what horses are is real or just imaginary. I think in the romanticism which we associate to horses, as a magical aura, giving them holy powers of purity. We always affirm that “horses never lie”, people feel very secure about that statement, and many of us build […]


The Riddle Of Milk And Grass

By Ishbak Shehadeh

In my first article I explained the untranslatable state of mind horses use to perceive reality. I exposed how they graphically perceive their universe and how we fit into that untranslatable world. I also explained how we as riders can change his perception and the negative effects it can have in the horses, specifically associated […]

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