Archive for September, 2005

 

Trainer, Author Works Magic with Horses

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

The London Free Press
Friday, 30 September 2005
By Ian Gillespie, Free Press Columnist

The horse is named Bentley. And according to the man with the cowboy hat standing in the middle of the arena, it took tranquillizers, a handful of handlers and about three hours of struggle to get Bentley here.

That’s because Bentley doesn’t like trailers. Or as the man in the hat puts it, “This horse doesn’t just say ‘no’ to trailers. He says, ‘Hell no.’ ”

But now, after spending about 15 minutes with the man yesterday morning, Bentley is walking up a ramp and into a trailer quicker than you can say, “Horseshoes up his backside.”

“Holy moly,” says the man. “It’s too easy.” (more…)