Tip Your Ears Back

Tip Your Ears Back

When a horse is listening to you, they’ll tip their ears back towards you, showing you that their focus is on what you’re asking them to do and not on everything that’s going on around them. When their ears are pricked forward, it means that their attention is elsewhere, probably on something blowing in the [...]

Riding with God

Riding with God

This past week I spent most of my days leading trail rides for 8-10 year old children. Some were scared, some were excited, some didn’t want to be around the horses, some were physically shaking with excitement every time they saw a horse, and some were suddenly and surprisingly allergic to horses. If there’s one [...]

Fearful Dreaming

Fearful Dreaming

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney We all have dreams of varying degrees. Maybe it’s a dream house, a dream job, or a goal of some other kind, we as humans are designed to dream. We aren’t meant to stay in one mindset; we’re hardwired [...]

A Flickering Light

A Flickering Light

Burn (oneself) Out Ruin one's health or become completely exhausted through overwork. Synonyms: work too hard, work like a horse/slave, work/run oneself into the ground, wear oneself to a shadow, work one's fingers to the bone, drive oneself into the ground, sweat blood, work day and night, burn the candle at both ends, burn the midnight oil, overtax oneself, overtax one's strength, do too much, overdo [...]