Horses and It Shows!
have a passionate love for horses which we want
to share with the world. We find and
create products and services which support and inspire the love
of horses everywhere.
best teachers are our horses. Our love for them
has lead us to learn about communication
and care that are natural to them. Our preference
and theirs has been Natural Horsemanship including
playing together at liberty, riding bareback and bridleless, and living in open space in
a herd with bare feet. Communicating at liberty on the ground and on horseback is our the ultimate goal and horsefriendly tools help us along the way.
have also learned from some of the best in the Natural Horsemaship business
both in person and through books and videos: Ray Hunt,
Pat Parelli, John Lyons, Leslie Desmond, Deb Cooper,
Robert Miller, Jamie Jackson, Lyle Bergeleen and Martha
Olivo to name a few.
have shared many adventures with our horses: trail
riding, trail blazing, trail trials, endurance, three-day eventing, liberty triaining, and
freestyle riding including an appearance as a Savvy Player
with David Lynch.
We have learned about natural hoof trimming, equine
sports massage, somatic therapy for horses, horse
management, nutrition, foaling, foal handling, colic surgery recovery, and laminitus recovery. We have been tested and
challenged to be our best selves. Our horses have
become part of our family. We have made a lifetime
commitment to them.
also love the sea. Mike raced sailboats and built
a steel sailboat as a young man. We lived on boats
for ten years. Our horsefriendly business is a natural
outcome of the combination of our marine and horse
experience. Mike personally puts his years of experience
into every splice.
have been in business as horsefriendly.com on the
internet since 1997. We
are a family run business dedicated to excellence
in customer service. Our customers consistently receive
our personal attention. Our testimonials
daughter has been riding since she could sit up.
Photos of her at various ages are sprinkled throughout
gaining a strong foundation in Natural Horsemanship,
she has applied her balanced seat and ability to
communicate with horses to more traditional equestrian
sports through participation in Pony Club.
We have kept her horses barefoot, living in a herd,
and wearing no more than a snaffle bit in their
are continually learning and enjoy sharing our love
of horses and the wisdom they inspire in us.
support people in developing a closer relationship with
a way that provides high quality products, services
that our passion is reflected in the love and thanks
horses reflect back to people we touch
horse will love you for it!
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