Signs of the returning of the sun are beginning to show around here on the ranch. After weeks and weeks buried under unusual amounts of snow, the frozen hellscape is beginning to thaw and the ground is poking out. Never in my life would I have imagined being so full of joy at the sight … Continue reading Thaw
The Song of Equus
The horses call to me. In the depths of sadness, depression, confusion, when I have turned away from my path, they quietly nicker, they softly speak, until I turn around. When my footsteps have carried me too far, when I am lost in the wilderness of all things, they call to me. They sing the … Continue reading The Song of Equus
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
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?
Equus in Austria
A Horse Door in the Fortress with a Man Door Inset Blacksmith's Quarters Blacksmith Tools Horse Head Haflinger Horses Pulling Carriages All Day Every Day You can probably guess that I'm not super enthusiastic about the carriage horses in Austria. There were lots of them, especially on the weekends, mostly Haflingers the breed you see … Continue reading Equus in Austria