The Whispered Bond: A Rider’s Journey to Silent Understanding with Her Horse

Tiffany and Pearl In the sun-kissed meadows of Edgewood Farm, where the scent of hay mingles with the soft rustling of leaves, there exists a group of riders who strive to have a connection with horses that transcends mere communication. On this particular day I am watching Tiffany. She has mastered the art of quiet […]

5 Things to Consider When Choosing A Blanklet For Your Horse

Every year as the weather changes and winter begins knocking at the door, the big blanket debate seems to reappear.  There are charts and discussions passed around social media, and inevitably my clients also begin asking what I think.   I decided I would create a list for them, and anyone else who might have blanketing […]

Late Bloomer

Walking through my yard this morning I noticed a flower blooming on my lilac bush.  These flowers usually bloom in May, and today is September 22.  The bright lavender color is a stark contrast to the surrounding fall colors. It is the proverbial “late bloomer” in all of it’s beauty.  It makes me smile and the […]

Natural Horsemanship Vs. Classical Dressage

  There is a fine line between training the body and training the brain in your equine partner. While I have always used concepts of “natural horsemanship” in my building of the mind, this tool is only a slice of the big picture.   I also use many classical dressage concepts to build the athlete they need […]