- Mar 13
If There Were Oscars for Horses
If you’re not one of my friends that critiques the equestrian scenes in any movie you watch, then I’m sure you know someone that does....
Kathy and Sha
- Nov 27, 2021
The Gauntlet-As told by Sharon
The best Christmas tradition in our family is our joy of "making"! Our earliest Christmas presents were made by our Mom and the days on...
- Oct 17, 2021
Lessons With Mulan & Mushu
It's October, the babies are weaned, the weather is warmer than usual and Mike had a perfect day to take the WGA Equine staff and...
- Aug 13, 2021
Lessons with Mulan: "The Bridge"
Here’s little taste of just some of the bits of training that we’ve covered with Mulan in the past couple of months. Mikalla hopped up on...
- Aug 12, 2021
Lessons with Mushu and Mulan
The horses at WGA Equine are some of our best teaching assistants and “Mushu” is already following in Mama Mini’s hoof-prints. Minuette...
- Nov 20, 2020
The story of Hero and Sha begins long before you see the first pictures of Sharon and Hero together. Like any horse, adult Hero is made...
- Nov 10, 2020
In the beginning, before there was a Hero and Sha, there was baby Hero. Brought up like we raise all our foals, with a lot of hands on...
- Apr 5, 2020
Fundamentals Pay Off!!
Originally published in July 2017, this relates many of the recent photos of the behind the scene training of Bond and Hero! A lot of...
- Sep 25, 2018
“In starting well-bred horses, the more time and foot work taken in handling them the easier they will start”. This is just one of the...
- Feb 18, 2018
Deciding to write blog posts about training Hero was easy. Deciding exactly how to go about it was more difficult. Many people think they...
- Jul 27, 2017
Water...and other scary things!
The basics of training calm forward connections in the long lines!
- Jul 19, 2017
Hero and Sharon! Thanks Sis!
Insights into the management supporting the training.
- Sep 15, 2016
As much fun as it would have been to ride Hero today, I stuck with my plan (for now!) of 2 "non mounted" workouts for every mounted one....
- Aug 7, 2016
Hero's First Solo Outing
A "haul in" session to Colleen's this afternoon! He was spectacular! Photos only for now! Hero and Kathy Troxler. Photo by Mike Troxler...
- Dec 3, 2014
90 Second Breakdown
Some people think that you might have to work on something very, very different in order to accomplish major improvements in a horse's...
- Nov 12, 2014
The Long Lining "Slow Step" with Gavin and Reggie
While recently chatting with Gavin's mom and grand-mom (that would be Mary Susan and Kea) and telling them (one more time!) how much I...
- Oct 15, 2014
Wilson and Peggy
First let me say that I've been pleasantly surprised by the number of people that have told me they are referring to my blogs for help...
- Oct 10, 2014
I've been lax on posting new material this week. And there are three reasons! The first is that Mike and I have both been working a lot...
- Sep 28, 2014
Storm's Saturday and Sunday
I've started to write up Storm's sessions this weekend several times and always start over because they become too long! That's because...
- Sep 27, 2014
Jet, Star, Lily and Nicole
I'll confess that I spent part of a gorgeous fall day, working on the computer....trying to understand all the ins and outs of using...