"reward the slightest try"

© Linda S. Smith

"reward the slightest try"

Uploaded: August 31, 2013 19:13:52


This is a principle in natural horsemanship. It means that whenever a horse gives to pressure, even a little bit, you MUST release the pressure on him. This is when he learns. Even though this horse is pictured with the "wrong halter," technically, he knows enough to NOT pull away but GIVE to pressure. Lesson learned! (Processed in CS4 and SPE)

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Ellen Hodges September 02, 2013

Absolutely gorgeous ! What a fabulous horse and capture!! #1542895

Linda S. Smith level-classic September 02, 2013

Thank you very much Ellen! This is my friend's new rescue Paso Fino! #10830859

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 04, 2013

Stunning Linda. Love your presentation. #10832985

Linda S. Smith level-classic September 07, 2013

Thank you so much Emile! #10835700

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 30, 2013

Beautifully captured and presented!
~♥~ #10856674

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 01, 2013

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Linda. #10858684

Ellen Hodges October 01, 2013

Huge congrats on a gorgeous finalist, Linda!! #10859476

Linda S. Smith level-classic October 01, 2013

Thank you very much Lisa, Emile and Ellen! #10859486

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 05, 2013

What a wonderful finalist Linda, Big congrats!

jo ann c. #10863213

Linda S. Smith level-classic October 06, 2013

Thank you so much Jo Ann! #10863513

Carole L. Parker level-classic October 11, 2013

Congrats!!! This is amazing!! #10868907

Linda S. Smith level-classic October 11, 2013

Thank you very much Carole! #10869087

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2013

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna #10873554

Linda S. Smith level-classic January 30, 2014

Thank you so much Merna! #10960644

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