Horsemanship is truly a unique endeavor.
It challenges us to seek a new way of thinking that are the keys to opening new doors between horse and human.
Like any other craft – horsemanship takes dedication to get to the fun part.
Because of this, I’ve always felt extremely lucky to have horsemanship come into my life at a young age.
Time was on my side and I wasn’t too afraid of making mistakes.
It also allowed me to accept that your ability as a horseman has to be earned.
Over the years I realized that a lot of people come into horsemanship either later in life than I was fortunate to or with an issue that is overwhelming to them.
Often times both.
They got excited when they first saw some of the results that can be achieved in high levels of horsemanship.
Unfortunately, to be honest, it is also very easy to underestimate the effort that goes into it those results.
But achieving a high level of horsemanship and becoming an accomplished horseman is an experience that far outweighs the effort.
I’ve seen people who couldn’t fully embrace this idea, and horsemanship turned out to be a disappointment for them.
That’s how it is in everything in life.
It’s common sense that it hardly ever pays to look for a short cut.
But that doesn’t mean your desire to become a horseman can’t be accelerated.
Growth in horsemanship comes from three things: