What is Instinct? Instinct is not a fixed quality. It grows and adapts. It changes. Everyone’s instincts can be different. Our instincts and our horses’ instincts are also different. Horses are prey animals and humans are predators so our instincts come from different perspectives. We are always learning from our mistakes which makes us and our instincts flexible and fluid. So ...

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It’s so funny how we can get into routines and we get used to doing things “our own way”. My husband and I are both a bit stubborn when it comes to our ideas of “the best way” to do something. When I was building my pond, I had it all mapped out in my mind how I was going to ...

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One of the biggest mistakes I see people make with their horses is trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. My online programs, personal coaching, and private clinics are centered around helping you develop the horse of your dreams AND developing you into the person of your horse’s dreams. It’s a very good combination when done together and ...

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So many times horse owners have told me: “My horse has taught me so much” “I learn from my horse every day” “My horse is my teacher” “We’ve learned so much together and are still learning” These are beautiful sentiments. I love to see that not only can horses learn from us, but that we can learn from them as well. ...

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Well, it’s been another exciting week! I finally finished renovating my backyard pond. Or should I say my “Serenity Space”. First I had to clean the old one out, remove all the rocks, put the fish in an inside tank, pump out the water, and throw away the liner. Lots of heavy-duty manual labor. It was a good workout. Then the ...

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Today’s blog is just for fun. As with your horses, a balance of learning and playtime is very important. So, let’s play! The old wives’ tale is that we choose animals that have similar personalities as our own. And that if we took a hard look at what we see in our horse, we could see ourselves reflected back. Take a ...

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