In his mind, he was. He is exacting. Every training session must go the way he has planned. He will bark at a rider if he or she doesn't take a horse far enough, or lets the horse work too easily. At the end of this particular session, he spent half an hour schooling a filly in the gate. Over and over, he had her walk into that tight space. Each time she improved, he petted her. Tractors came over the track. Matz stayed out there, encouraging the filly.