Repost from 2016 Patience… Life has been challenging these last few months.   To pick up and move across the country, and attempt to start over, is a big task.   I try to approach it with an eye on the positives: new opportunity, new friends, new everything.  And extra time to funnel into personal growth, and […]

Onions and Learning

reposted from 2014 Onions and Learning… Several years ago, while I was in the thick of a busy training schedule, I had one of those defining moments in life that changes ones’ perspective completely.   I had been doing a lot of groundwork with some horses.  This involves using shoulders and arms in a way that […]


Reposted from 06/2013 I can remember clearly the exact words that she spoke as she stood looking at me over the arena fence.   “We would like you to teach her to canter.”   It seemed like a simple enough request, and I assured her it would not be a problem.  The big kind mare they brought […]

Blessed Life

Reposted from March 2012 We all have our stories, every human, every horse. Can anyone say the road they have travelled has been flawless? Yet, it really is flawless, it leads you to now. Wherever now happens to be. I have to marvel at the journey, all the good the bad and ugly pieces of […]