I love the holiday season. In recent years I have not had the time to do all of the things I normally love to do, but I always try to find a way to celebrate with my work team. This year we decided upon a long lunch at a local pizza place, combining our celebration … More We are not so different
Earlier this summer, science had another shining moment of “discovering” something many of us have known for a long time – horses talk to us! I don’t mean to be flippant about science – I really like science! But animal emotions, cognition, and their relationships with us are areas for which science has long had … More The horse speaks!
Several years ago, I picked up Horse People in the bargain book bin at a local farm supply store. It’s an oversized paperback made up of essays, poems, and art, celebrating the authors’ and artists’ relationships with horses. The book has been gathering dust on the shelf, as I have focused my reading on more … More A pure gift …
As I worked Tally on the lunge today, watching her move in or out, changing her tempo based upon my movements, I started to ponder a video I recently saw. (I’m an introvert – pondering things is what I do.) The video, posted on a Facebook group, introduced a member’s approach to groundwork. At the … More Body Language Reality Check
I’ve been trying to get some new posts rolling, but time is once again a premium. However, a small but rather remarkable thing happened today that I just have to share.
I’m laying on my back fighting a cold. This is to be the weekend of a conference at my old trainer’s place, and I only hope that I am well enough to make the three hour drive tomorrow. I’ve been looking forward to this for a while – a return to my old stomping grounds, … More “Striving for total harmony …”