Some things we can't learn
from a textbook, but we can learn from a horse.
“Think of the horse as your partner and it's all one great dance. That is not to say it is always going to be easy or you will not have to work through issues. But when a horse is troubled or uncomfortable in our world, rather than show contempt for him, you must demonstrate empathy and work to convince him that you mean him no harm. You have some things that you would like him to do 'with you', as opposed to 'for you'- and the best way to do that is as partners. “