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 [...]

Don’t Run

Don’t Run

It’s just a tarp, why are you so afraid of it? For the love, it’s hay, you eat it every night, it’s not going to attack you. That was a tree, ya dummy…  These are all phrases that I’ve not only said before but that have taken up permanent residence in my everyday vocabulary. “Why,” [...]