Tag Archives: trust
It was Monday and, in the words of The Bangles, it had been a Manic Monday. But the evening was cool, and well suited for working with the horses. I was probably too tired, but I’d been unable to work … Continue reading
You have an amazing horse who consistently gives you a nice ride. You enjoy working with this horse, and he consistency excels at what you ask of him. Then, rather suddenly, things go bad. Your high performing horse begins to … Continue reading
One of my earliest memories of going to the movies was waiting in line to see Dr. Dolittle (1967). I remember feeling excited to see the film, clutching a little Dr. Dolittle wallet to put my ticket stub in. Even … Continue reading
There is safety in numbers, so they tell us. When you are in battle, or attempting to evade predators, that can certainly be true. But, more than safety in numbers (and perhaps as a byproduct of it), there is comfort … Continue reading
While I’ve been pining to be back in the saddle, the horses decided it was time to remind me that the journey can be amazing, even from the ground. The stars, this time, were Tally and Nash.
I worked with a lovely horse today. She was a large bay mare with soft eyes and a relaxed manner. She moved around me deftly, always keeping an ear turned in my direction, watching my movements and waiting for the next cue. … Continue reading