Xenophon on Caring for Horses

At this point, I’m convinced that On Horsemanship was Pony Club Manual of ancient times, minus the ratings. Maybe there’s an extended director’s cut version by Xenophon that also includes ratings. We can only hope.  After selecting your horse, Xenophon describes the best way to care for it. Spoiler alert: have someone else do it. […]

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Xenophon on Young Horses

Following up on the previous post about Xenophon, I wanted to look at what he actually wrote in The Art of Horsemanship. How close is it to modern horsemanship? Would we follow these ideas today?    If you’d like to read The Art of Horsemanship, it’s available free here.  He starts his book with the […]

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