As part of my homework for the Back in the Saddle Course with Anna Blake we have been tasked to find our own mantra to say to our horses (and to ourselves) to remind us of our truth. I have been remembering that ‘good girl’ and ‘good boy’ are not rewards for doing what we want or the right behaviour.
The Affirmative Path – Part 1 I have been undergoing a sea change in my relationship to horses the last few months. In actuality it started long before that, but there was a defining moment in September last year when I had a consultation with trainer and author, Anna Blake, about Dream. For those of you who have worked with
The Journey Home – Finding True North When people say, “What should I do with my life?” the more interesting question is, “How do I cultivate the quietness of my being, where ‘what I should do with my life’ will become apparent?” Ram Dass This quote from Ram Dass that arrived in my inbox summed up much of the process
This Easter I have been reconnecting with the fun and childlike part of myself and indulging in silliness, including with the horses. I am the girl who always wanted a pony growing up but only got one once she was over 40! The very patient pony in the picture is Dream, my Icelandic Cob cross youngster who is just turning
Although I love my EAL practice, I hit another plateau, another “what is the reason I’m doing all this” place. I was feeling a lack of inspiration and had accepted this was how it was meant to be for the time being and would shift when it was meant to. Well the shift happened last weekend when I attended an