Victor Dakin was the horse that allowed me to be on the team that won the gold medal in Burghley in ’74. I think that a horse like that changes your life, in the sense that it opens huge doors. Before I was on a gold medal team, and after I was on a gold medal team, it was like two different opportunities to be involved in the horse business.
This weekend I was in Vermont at a Denny Emerson clinic and Irish Draught Horse Fair organized by the Irish Draught Horse Society of North America North East’s Regional. Ironically, the last time I was in Vermont was also on Labor Day Weekend for my wedding, which was overshadowed by a close encounter with the […]
Training Horses with Denny Emerson Excerpt from Turning Challenging Horses into Willing Partners due for release January, 2010 Maturity provides insight “I think this is something that comes with getting older,” Denny admits. “There are two ways of addressing ‘my horse won’t do what I want.’ The mature, quiet, classical horseman will say, ‘this horse […]