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
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?
When Gabe and I set out on this adventure I had set the expectation for myself to figure out who I am without horses as the focal point of my life. If I could have brought my beloveds with me on this expedition I certainly would have, but I don't think either of them would … Continue reading Who Am I Without Horses?
Gabe and I were strolling along the paths of Proceno, when I mentioned that I have trouble making decisions. This came as literally no surprise to him and no surprise to me. The "What do you want for dinner?" "I don't care, whatever you want" conversation was had a lot in our pre-travel days. However … Continue reading The Problem with Indecision
The little blue horse I encountered in the round pen was simply shut down.His eyes alternated between vacant and worried, his body always coiled tight and ready to flee at any moment, yet he stood stock-still as if thinking any wrong move would result in punishment. Perhaps in his past, that was the case. How … Continue reading Making Contact