• Fear – life skills for riding II

    It may seem like for a blog about horses, I write a lot about what is going on inside the person. The trouble is the horses are so perceptive they see all our Stuff, and quite often reflect it right back at us. That’s why horses are such great teachers. Just look at the rise Continue reading »

  • Gratitude, life skills for riding.

    Some people find the Polly Anna complex, the art of always finding the positive in everything, very annoying. However, studies are starting to show the benefits of gratitude on a range of health topics from sleep to heart health. I have been actively practicing gratitude and also compassion for a number of years.  I have found Continue reading »

  • Resistances – can they help us?

    I spent all last week not riding because of the rain. I found a million other things to do to convince myself I was simply too busy to ride.  Well I truly know that “too busy” is in fact internal shorthand for “not enough of a priority”. As it neared the end of the week, Continue reading »

  • What exactly is it that I do?

    There are many different schools of bodywork available these days.  Each has its’ own strengths and it is amazing to have so much choice. I have tried many different techniques and decided to train in those I found most effective both to use and receive.  However, the techniques I chose are not always the most Continue reading »