Category Archives: Misc.

Amazing Riders From The Cavalry

modern centaurs

I ran across this and had to share! Crazy footage of brave horses & riders who have definitely earned their spurs! Really don’t even aspire to ride like this! But they were amazing riders!

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,…

No guts, no glory…

I love this quote from one of the World’s most successful horsemen, Bob Avila. I found it in one of his books once and scribbled it out on a piece of notebook paper. I think about it a lot when it’s hot or cold, when I have been broke, or I hurt all over… I…

Our deepest fear…

The Strangest Secret….

Don’t underestimate the value in this classic recording! Well worth your time to listen to, seriously life changing wisdom…

Do you ever wish you could cry out “MULLIGAN!” ?

Boy I do! When I was growing up and my Dad was teaching me to play golf we could. Why can’t have a “mulligan” whenever we need one? Wikipedia definition of Mulligan… Mulligan (games), when a player gets a second chance to perform a certain move or action A do-over! Yes! I have had great aspirations over the…

Leg Control with Jay Starnes, 2009 & 2010 2 Yr. Old Reichert Champion

“Make your feet, your hands.”

Strive To Develop Your Horse’s Work Ethic Part 1

When you first start working with your horse it’s like a little kid on their first day of kindergarten! It’s hard to keep them focused on the lesson. I found it really helps to be conscious about changing  my horse’s routine . If I do it step by step it prevents alot of temper tantrums….

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Confucius said “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ”  So I’ll take a single step and begin. ”Whatever you can do or dream you can, Begin it. Boldness has power, genius and magic in it …”  Goethe This is one of my all time favorite quotes, BEGIN IT. There is power, genius…