Archive for December, 2005


Roberts Brings Horses to Konocti Unified School District

Friday, December 16th, 2005

By Cynthia Parkhill
The Clearlake Observer

Monty Roberts, “the man who listens to horses,” paid a return visit to the Konocti Unified School District last week, along with two special guests — Shy Boy, a formerly wild mustang, and Roberts’ champion quarterhorse Nick. Students were treated to presentations by Roberts in which he demonstrated his nonverbal and noncoercive method of communicating with horses.

“Horses and kids are what calm me,” Roberts said during a Q&A session, responding to a questioner who described his methods and presence as “calming” and wanted to know what was calming for him. (more…)