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Temperament Types

When describing a horse’s temperament and personality one way to simplify the explanations is to refer to the part of the brain the horse tends to operate out of.

There are four different temperament types, not four quarters but four overlapping halves. Introvert and extrovert, and right brain and left brain. An extrovert can be right or left brain, and an introvert can be right or left brain.

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Uses Of Looking At Whorls

Alison contacted me the other day. She was bidding at an online auction of BLM Mustangs. Could I help her make sure the ones she was looking at were horses that would suit her needs?

Choosing a horse can be hard in those cases where all we have to go is a few blurry pictures that hardly give us any idea at all of what the horse might be like other than that it’s a pretty color. We all know that pretty color isn’t a good thing to base our choice in horses on!

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KWPN Gelding

Colleen sent in pictures of her big beautiful KWPN gelding.

From the side we can see his very pronounced Roman nose. This shows a tenacity, boldness, and all around toughness. He should be confident and sure of himself. There is lots of separation between lips and chin showing complexity. His nose slopes down to the lips, he may test his rider. He’s sure of himself.

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