Monthly Archives: February 2010

Learn the horse, learn yourself

 There are many ways to learn about yourself.  But being on the back of a horse or just around them, exposes us for who we really are in a relatively short time.   Strengths and weaknesses in body and mind are revealed.  … Continue reading

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Givers and Takers and taking things for granted

If a dad was as rich as Donald Trump you probably would have had few worries growing up as far as money matters were concerned.  Even if he did not hand over wads of cash, you would have had access on … Continue reading

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It is not the horse

I was brought up in the realm of the horse being my enemy.  Not that I did not have my fair share of being yelled at for not being smart enough or strong enough.  But mainly the horse was something … Continue reading

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We get in the way

The horse is not that complicated a beast.  But we are.  And we project our complications onto our horses.  The answers are simple when we take the horse’s point of view instead of ours.

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Brain over Brawn

The brain as a muscle.   It can control all the others with minimal work, yet so many times we would rather work the muscles than work the brain that works the muscles. Horses can be 5-10 times our mass, yet … Continue reading

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If wishes were horses

Horses are a cause of major sacrifice for most.  Time. money, space- all needed in vast amounts.  They are never paid for and buying one is the cheapest part of the deal.  Even when money and time are of little … Continue reading

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Give me a break

Humans get to say when they have had enough. Horses get labeled lazy.  Or stubborn.  It is difficult to teach when there is a perceived obligation to fill the “hour” with activity that is fun and exciting.  Have to remember … Continue reading

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