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Horses Poop.

Horses have taught me so many life lessons. Some of them are easy and pleasant. Some are tough and I struggle with them almost...

As Wise as a Fencepost

When I was a kid, all I ever wanted was a horse. But I was a very practical kid and I knew that I couldn’t have a horse without a fence....

How to Build Your Confidence

Confidence is a hot topic in the horse world, isn’t it? And rightfully so. Horses need us to be confident. But what happens if we aren’t...

The Enemy of Progress

I have to confess, I always thought that acceptance was a bad word. I thought that acceptance was the enemy of progress. Because if I...

A Pain in the Ass

We could’ve had a four-wheeler. It would’ve been easier. And cheaper. But, no, we decided on horses.

A Beautiful Soul

Fifteen years ago today, Pecan, my first horse, entered my life. I wanted to share this story to honour her and all that she has given...

5 Tips to Handle Your Low Mood

I have 4 mares. I know there are many people who prefer geldings, because they’re more stable and less hormonal. I know. Mares have...

The Perfect Relationship

I used to believe that I only wanted horses to ride and play with. And then I realized that I wanted horses so that I could connect with...

The Power of the PAUSE

We all have a million things on the go. And us horse people have two million! Even with these insane lockdowns I find I’m always busy...

STOP Trying to Forge Ahead

We horse people are always looking for a solution to one problem or another aren’t we? I’ve come across countless questions from horse...

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Sean Connery died last weekend. I have always thought he was one of the most good-looking men I’d ever not met. And I mean, always. I was...

Spontaneous and Fun??

I get a short message emailed to me daily. Just a little one-liner, something to think about or try. The other day, the message suggested...

The Need For Constant Improvement

Over the last few weeks, Kali (my Rocky Mountain mare), and I have been making some real progress in gaits. Because she’s gaited and I’m...

Persevering Through A Pandemic (2/2)

[Last week we spoke about the pandemic of fear that is gripping our world and our hearts. This fear, anxiety, frustration, and...

Persevering Through A Pandemic (1/2)

There is pandemic going around. But I’m not referring to COVID-19. As severe as COVID-19 is, there is something even more toxic, even...

Look Around and Enjoy the Ride

Shilo is new-ish for me and we haven’t had many rides together. So I made sure that I started out by connecting to my heart,...

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