Originally Posted by Spirithorse
Pat named it the carrot stick, not because it's orange, but because he wants people to be "extreme middle-of-the-roadists." Meaning you aren't just a stick person (like using a whip to force a horse to do something) and you aren't just a carrot person (like using treats to bribe and using all love).....you are a "carrot stick" person. You use love, language and leadership in equal doses, not just love love love and not just leadership and dictatorship.
That guy just keeps cracking me up! I thought myself and my horse were supposed to show that to people, not the overpriced "stick" I carry!
Definitely not the impression I get from people when I see them carrying around a big orange stick......