Trouble

Trouble

I got some news today that hit me really hard. A really nice 3 year old colt I had worked with a year ago was just ‘removed’ from being at another trainer’s. The longer he was at this other place the worse he was getting until he was going nutty and had white spots on...
Warrior

Warrior

Warrior – the word can’t be used without the context of adversity. BUMMER! Adversity can be myriad things of course. Physical – got to survive this struggle and it could be anything from life and death to ouches and that depends on someone’s pain threshold and...
Aren’t We Wonderful

Aren’t We Wonderful

Yep! We’re all wonderful when things are going great. And we’re frequently of the opinion that we’re wonderful in most situations. But when things go sideways? We need skills, concepts and some practice time to navigate our way through or out of hte mess we’re in. The...

Missing the Important Things

The businessman, we’ll call him Roy, was dressed in jeans and a t-shirt and standing amongst my herd of stellar leadership training horses. I reached out my hand and patted his face. More like light smacking with some sound, several times. He furrowed his brow,...
#%&*# Spooking

#%&*# Spooking

There sure are a lot of squirrely horses out there. Trouble for us is, it’s usually just when people are around. Ever notice that? So, if that’s the case, it must have something to do with the… people! People hate to ride when it’s windy. Horses stand out there in the...