There are precious few horsemen in Canada, but many riders. And not many of the riders understand the gear they are using, or why they are doing what they are doing.
I have learned a lot from watching Ray Hunt videos and reading his books. I think that many folks pick up one or two quotes but don’t dive deeper to understand what Ray was pushing – good horsemanship.
Bute is overprescribed and overused, and unfortunately many horse owners are unaware of the longer term implications of its use.