Natural Horsemanship

Jonathan Field, Jonathan Field Conference, George Morris, Craig Johnson, Bruce Logan, Herb Williams, Nathan Day, Natural Horsemanship

The lineup for the conference included George Morris, a legendary horseman in the world of show jumping; Craig Johnson, a world champion reiner and clinician; Bruce Logan, who specializes in cow horses, cutting and colt starting; and of course, gifted horseman and clinician Jonathan Field spearheading, coordinating, and choreographing the entire event.

Jonathan Field Liberty

Jonathan Field, George Morris, Craig Johnson, Bruce Logan, Nathan Day, Herb Williams. These master horsemen from various disciplines will be coming to Calgary, Alberta to share their considerable knowledge at the inaugural Jonathan Field and Friends International Horsemanship Conference to be held September 20 to 21 at the Agrium Western Event Centre at the Calgary Stampede.

Horse Personality Profiling

When starting to work with a new horse, I am never sure what I’m faced with. In order to make my training time with that particular horse more efficient, I need to know more about his personality. Several factors influence how teachable a horse might be.

Becoming a Horseman

By Jonathan Field - Horsemen are a rare group of individuals, no matter their age or gender. In my life, I have been fortunate to meet and study with a few horsemen whose qualities have changed and shaped my way of thinking.

Mismatched Horses & Riders

By Will Clinging - What makes a suitable horse and rider combination? This is a personal question that needs to be addressed on an individual basis. Too often I have worked with people who think they have found the perfect horse, the “horse of their dreams,” which is a problem in itself because a horse should not be acquired as an emotional decision.

Vital Lessons for Young Horses

By Cynthia McFarland - You may not be able to ride him yet, but the time you spend with a young horse is invaluable. There are so many lessons you can teach a horse in that formative first year that will be useful for his entire life.

Exit Strategies: Finding the Perfect Horse & What to Do When You Outgrow Him

By Pat Parelli - Everyone who owns a horse starts off with a dream of riding off into the sunset with their best friend. A lot of times, we pick our perfect partner, and that dream becomes a reality. Other times, however, we end up picking our perfect poison. The purpose of this article is to help people pick their perfect partner and to provide suggestions for what to do when you outgrow him.