Quentin’s Vet Check

(Die Deutsche Version ist weiter unten) The time has come and Quentin a.k.a. “Blondie” finally got vet-checked last week. This whole issue is obviously bringing up a lot of questions, considering how unlikely it is to get the chance to be part of the development of a young potential breeding-stallion from the beginning. Quentin is…

How to Break a Horse

How do we actually break horses? This topic seems to bring up a lot of different opinions and as long as horses – just like humans – are individuals there is no perfect way that works out perfectly for every horse. Marie Backhaus broke more than 15 horses by now with three different trainers. Only…

Homesickness and Wanderlust

Wanderlust and homesickness – two things that tend to be very close to each other. I am a person that has no problem with exploring new places and being away from home for a while, but during my stay in Denmark I had my first encounter with homesickness. A feeling that doesn’t bother me so…