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It could have been another story..

May 18th, 2013 by

We loaded up our belongings and said our goodbyes; it had been a long exhausting but most rewarding week of training for my husband and his horse. Every day was packed full of trust building tasks. We were all inspired and motivated to get back home and put this knowledge to work with the other Read the full article…

He sent me a letter

January 25th, 2013 by

Today I received a letter in the mail from a dear sweet lady that goes to my church. It didn’t have a return address on it but I knew exactly who it was from because this was not the first. I have gotten a few letters from her over the past year and knowing it most likely would contain Read the full article…

Is it “the end” or is it “the beginning”?

December 31st, 2012 by

From the beginning of time I suppose “the end” has always been an issue, but most recently it appears to be of great concern. What exactly does “the end” mean anyway? The end of the world, the end of humanity; is it all going to go up in a big puff of smoke? Personally, and Read the full article…

To fear or not to fear…

December 18th, 2012 by

My horse is undoubtedly one of the most misunderstood types of horses on the planet. He is very friendly and will allow anyone to climb on his back, but since we don’t allow kicking, most riders have to be lead around because he has more “whoa” than “go”! When he goes on a trail ride he has a Read the full article…

It’s not about the horse

August 25th, 2012 by

A hush came over the crowd as we all anticipated what was about to happen. The gate opened and the thundering sound of 28 hooves came bursting onto the arena floor. The sound alone stirred an unexplainable excitement in the soul of the horse loving crowd as they galloped in unison and in sync with the Read the full article…