Wednesday March 24, 2021


What is Join-Up®? I’d love for my horses to follow me around the paddock.


Join-Up® is that moment in time when the horse chooses to be with you instead of away from you. While Join-Up® is also the title for the full body of work that I do this term comes from that very moment when the handler through communication gains sufficient respect so that the animal prefers to be in their presence rather than away from them. 
Monty's Textbook
I was extremely happy with the ease of ordering this book as a gift. I also asked that the receipt was excluded from the shipment since it was a gift, which was done. Ordering was very personal and done with care. The entire process was easy and the shipment was so quick. I would highly recommend that anyone who wants a book by Monty Roberts order through his website rather then going to an online bookstore.
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A day in 2021: One-on-one distance coaching session with Monty!
April 1 to 3, 2021: Intro Course Module 2 Join-Up 
April 4 to 6, 2021: Intro Course to Module 3 Long Lining 
Postponed to early 2022: CHA Equine Facility Manager Certification at Flag Is Up Farms

Test yourself each week as I challenge you to answer the question below. I mean this. Sit down and write an answer. Don't wait for my answer next week. If you have been reading my Weekly Questions and Answers for the last six months, you should be in a position to do this. Send your answer to my team at: 
Why should you bother? Because it will help you focus. There is probably a comparable question in your life that needs answering... or will be. If you can gain insight into how to go about answering a practical question that is loosely related to your problem, this exercise will help you answer your nagging question. Then read my answer. I want all of my students to learn to be better trainers than me.That's good for you and good for horses! 
~ Monty 

What do you love most about working with horses?

From the collection of Pat Roberts Sculpture

Heart and Soul

Limited edition of 100, 12x12.5x7, Bronze

This work by Pat Roberts Sculpture is of Johnny Tivio and Julia's Doll, one of the few works where you may see Monty and Pat's horses together.

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