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The Magic of Partnership

A horse sees things differently than we do… We are hunters He is prey We see only what is right in front of us He sees almost 360 degrees around his body God has given us the ability to reason, think things out and take on our problems proactively God has given him the ability…

Control your thoughts

What are you thinking about today?

With every horse show, seems to come some life lesson for me. And this weekend the lesson seems to be once again, the importance of controlling my thoughts! It seems like anytime I let my guard down or think I have them under control the negatives seems to creep in. I showed twice in the Sr. Pleasure,…

Keep Your Eye On The Prize.

This weekend we attended a small open horse show in our area. This particular show is great to take beginners to practice but it  is always a challenge for us. You have to go with the attitude of having fun and just having the best ride you can because our western classes are sometimes combined…

Building Trust + Discipline= Respect

An essential skill everyone must master to be successful working with horses (and actually a lot of  other areas of life as well) is the art of balance. Balance. We hear that term a lot pertaining to horses. A balanced seat. Collected balanced movement. A balanced foot. But the area I am focusing on today…