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Horse Temperament: Cody, a Silly Shao Yang

Cody was bought as a jumping prospect off the track. He had a lot of talent but he was not a consistent winner. As a Shao Yang horse temperament(Fire/Wood), Cody could be volatile and unpredictable when out of balance. I could certainly see how this affected his career as a racehorse because working on Cody … Continue Reading »

The Immutable Shao Yang Reality

Picture if you will this scenario: you have a performance horse you are trying to teach lead changes by starting in the counter-canter. The horse knows perfectly well how to counter-canter as well as how to pick up the correct lead. The horse refuses to hold the counter-canter through the turns but insists on breaking … Continue Reading »