Emily McDonald and the Meadow Family, part 6
Lessons from the Meadow Family
How a group of feral ponies put an equine behaviourist off training horses
When Emily McDonald set out to tame the abandoned and feral Meadow Ponies three years ago, it was with a view to re-home them as riding ponies. But as she got to know the ponies, the equine behaviourist gained new insight into how horses and humans might live together in the future. Without human expectations of equine compliance. Without training for the sake of training. In this new episode of the Meadow Family series, we re-visit Emily McDonald and learn how her attitude to horses and expectations of them were turned upside down by the band of unwanted ponies.