Sunday, January 12, 2014

Green plus Green equals Black and Blue


 
As a horse person you've probably heard the term.  You may have even been the term.  People overestimate their ability, their experience, and they have a dream in mind.

 
When they really need to spend a lot of time doing this
 

 
So they show up with this horse, the love of their life, the apple of their eye

 
 
That they want turned into this horse

 
In 30 days
 
 
If they're lucky they end up in a barn with an experienced trainer and they keep their ears open.
 

 
The trainer gently directs them to something more suitable for their experience and goals
 
 
Instead of what they initially arrived with


 
 
 With several months of professional training, weekly lessons, and patience they eventually go from this
 
 
To this with the understanding that it's a long road ahead
 
 


 After which they can look at other people, shake their heads, and hopefully prevent the same thing from happening to anyone else
 
 
 
 



 


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