Harmony in Horsemanship


Extremes in competitive horse showing techniques sometimes swing like a pendulum, from one end of the spectrum to the other. Horseback riding disciplines born out of a practical application like dressage (war) and Western reining (ranch work) have evolved over time to become a display of skill sets, awarded points by a judge for their [...]

Harmony in Horsemanship2019-10-05T05:12:09-07:00

John Brazil, Jr., World Champion Winner of 20 Working Cow Horse Classes


Solvang, January 9, 2017 From Monty Roberts: Recently, because I am working on my second autobiography, Pat and I have been revisiting memories from my years of professional competition in the event called working cow horse. This competition originated in Spain and Portugal and tested the ability of finely trained horses to control cattle on [...]

John Brazil, Jr., World Champion Winner of 20 Working Cow Horse Classes2017-01-12T15:34:49-08:00

The Cowboy and The Queen


  When the British Monarch called on Monty Roberts wishing to learn more, that began a mission that grows today "to leave the world a better place for horses and for people, too." Read the full article here: https://www.montyroberts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2016_7-SBNP-Monty-Roberts-the-Queen-ARTICLE.pdf  

The Cowboy and The Queen2016-07-20T10:26:37-07:00

Tom Durocher: Monty Roberts Certified Instructor, Canada


By Carole Herder, President of Cavallo Horse & Rider Riding, singing and drumming to the joy that is his life, Tom Durocher hails from the small Fishing Lake Metis Settlement of Northeast Alberta, Canada. He can’t remember ever NOT being around horses and he takes pride in his natural upbringing and lifestyle. Traditional ceremonies and [...]

Tom Durocher: Monty Roberts Certified Instructor, Canada2014-05-13T14:16:28-07:00

Helping Employees Turn Their Performance Around


by Dr. Susan Cain and Debbie Roberts-Loucks Recently, we received an interesting request for information. The sender, a human resources professional, saw a correlation between what Monty does in the round pen with horses to inspire trust and motivation and how it can impact the workplace. Click here to download further information about the retreats [...]

Helping Employees Turn Their Performance Around2013-07-08T18:31:36-07:00

Monty Roberts Corporate Training Events


Preparing for More Effective Presentations Using... Horse Training?   By Dr. Susan Cain and Debbie Roberts-Loucks We were lucky to be invited recently to a Huey Lewis concert, and then to go meet Mr. Lewis back stage prior to the show. We went to the show with Pat and Monty Roberts. When we got to [...]

Monty Roberts Corporate Training Events2013-05-30T16:56:08-07:00

How to Prepare Your Horse for the Farrier


Question: My young horse, who is 10 months old, needs farrier attention yet it seems to me that he is too young for Join-Up. What steps should I take before bringing in my farrier? Kerry Milford Monty’s Answer: Thank you for your timely question. This week we have added a sixth farrier lesson to my [...]

How to Prepare Your Horse for the Farrier2013-02-26T14:42:16-08:00

Force-Free Dressage…Is It Possible?


Question:     I'm a 23 year old Dutch student and I have been riding since I was 5 years old. I have always followed the conventional methods of the German and Dutch dressage school but since I became familiar with your methods about 7 years ago when visiting a Monty Roberts demonstration, I've gone in [...]

Force-Free Dressage…Is It Possible?2012-11-20T14:35:32-08:00

The Advantage of Going Bare


The Advantage of Going Bare - By Monty Roberts All my life I have marveled at the wild horses of the Western United States. One of the most intriguing facets of their existence is how in the world can they survive on rocky, high deserts with no foot care of any kind? Sure, it is [...]

The Advantage of Going Bare2012-06-06T03:33:19-07:00

Biting flanks can be a sign of pain


There are times when biting is a behavioral sign of hindgut sensitivity caused by ulcers in the colon. Ulcers can lead to colic, so it is critical to get a complete vet check on horses showing these signs. Please take time to review this explanation from John Hall, the President of Freedom Health, in view [...]

Biting flanks can be a sign of pain2011-11-30T22:57:34-08:00
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