“Look, but Don’t Stare!” Lessons from the Past Self.

It is something I find myself saying a lot lately. 'LOOK!  But do not stare!" The difference is huge.  The difference rests somewhere the the realms of fixation, stress pathologies and pain addiction. Horses strongly oppose pain.  Pain comes in many forms, from the obvious kinds like physical injuries and the invisible kinds such as … Continue reading “Look, but Don’t Stare!” Lessons from the Past Self.

The Filly, The Mare and the Good Story of Stress

We have ALL been there.  Myself included. In fact I fight with it daily! Doubt.  Self doubt.  A noxious gas that creeps into your lungs, your mind and your heart.  One day you are a confident, easy going person, sure of your choices, confident in your actions and going about your business with clarity and … Continue reading The Filly, The Mare and the Good Story of Stress

Spirit

Check out any kitschy or cliché horse movies or children's television shows and the word spirit will appear regularly.   Prior to employment of this word the horse in question will have done something extreme, such as a rear, or a strike, a buck or a kick and is often accompanied but those cheap, canned neighing sound effects. … Continue reading Spirit