Misunderstood: Teens & Horses

Good Morning Beautiful Human I've been thinking lately about the horses who come into our lives. In my life as a horse trainer people rarely come to me with "well behaved" horses but it does happen from time to time. One of my favorite horses I work with is named Diamond and he is such … Continue reading Misunderstood: Teens & Horses

PSA: You Don’t Have to be Nice

Woman!! You do not need to be nice to everybody! It is absolutely good and necessary to say no and hold the boundary. The pit in your stomach that clenches when you assert yourself - Override it! Say no anyway and move on! Get really good at it so that the pit doesn't appear unless … Continue reading PSA: You Don’t Have to be Nice

The Voices in Our Heads

How kindly do you speak to yourself on a daily basis? Take a moment and reflect. When you woke up this morning, what were your first thoughts? When you saw your reflection in the mirror? When you got dressed? When you made your breakfast? Were your thoughts supportive? Loving? Gentle? Or were they degrading? Judgemental? … Continue reading The Voices in Our Heads

A Backpack Full of Anxiety

How heavy is your anxiety backpack? Are your shoulders tense? Is your jaw clenched? Are you numbing out on your phone right now to avoid the swirl of chaos in your mind? I invite you to take a moment and unclench. Take a few breaths and notice your body, notice where you are holding tension, … Continue reading A Backpack Full of Anxiety

What is the Secret Sauce to Our Travels?

My heart has sung its nomadic song for as long as I can remember. The open road meant freedom and I took every opportunity to follow those roads wherever they took me. My work as a mobile horse trainer afforded me opportunities to see most of the Colorado Front Range, the Touched by a Horse … Continue reading What is the Secret Sauce to Our Travels?