Clever zebra

4 ways to reduce flies from biting your horse

Well, summer is here in Maryland and that means the flies are back. Last summer I showed you a neat, little, cost-effective trick for reducing the number of flies in my barn …i.e. the ‘ol bag of water trick. And other than that, I do three other things to help my horses with the flies. […]

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How to tell if your horse is too thin, too fat, or just right…

Welcome back Here’s a story about how people’s perception of horses can be so drastically different. My neighbor, who owns horses as well as has boarders, decided that the new horses across the street seemed too skinny. So, she called animal control and told them that she felt that these new horses weren’t being taken […]

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Mark and Jazz

Are you actually saying what you think you’re saying?

As a follow up from last week’s blog, I talked about my mind thinking I was doing one thing but seeing that my body was actually doing something else. I wonder how many times we do that? Think one thing but do another without knowing it. Well let’s talk about that for a bit. Did […]

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Teddie by the sea

The Ask-Observe-Think-Decide Model to Create Your Ideal Relationship with Your Horse

I’ve been trying to exercise more for my health and I have been enjoying going for walks out in nature. It’s so peaceful. While I was on vacation I would walk every day along the beach. I would even go to different beaches for a variety of scenery. It was great to be able to […]

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Is it time for a Gwyneth moment with your horse?

I’ve just got back from a couple of week’s vacation in California visiting my family. I say vacation as if it sounds like a rest but it was far from it, we were non stop every day. I need a vacation from vacation 🙂 So the last couple of days have been spent getting back […]

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Groundhog Day

The #1 Secret to My Success and it’s Yours for the Taking

It was like déjà vu… all over again. I was listening to a podcast the other day and the guest, Jordan Peterson, was asked which film he thought the audience should watch. Guess which film he chose? Something worthy like ‘Schindler’s List’? Perhaps something considered to be a great piece of cinematic art such as […]

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Groupthink

The Dangers of Groupthink to You and Your Horse

Over the past couple of months I’ve been talking with prospective students for my coaching program and the more calls I’ve done the more I’ve started to see a certain pattern developing. Before I reveal what this pattern is and what it might mean for you, let me give you some background… People generally like […]

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D'Artagnan having a ball

Just Having A Ball!

I can’t tell you how surprised and appreciative I was with the outpouring of emotional support that I received from so many of you, my readers and virtual friends. It was very hard for me to put that last email out and I was a bit afraid of how it would be received. I didn’t […]

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D'Artagnan

Why I strive to help give horses a forever loving home

A couple of years ago I was hanging out with my horses when a friend called and I was telling her about this guy I hadn’t seen in 35 years who’d called me up out of the blue and asked me to lunch in LA. I told her I didn’t want to go as it […]

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D’Artagnan napping

How opposite sides of the same coin can help you connect with your horse

Since I’ve started writing these weekly blogs, I am so enjoying getting to know you and I love reading your comments. Some of you have known and been exchanging messages with me for a while and others for just a short time, but I’d like to think we have become (virtual) friends nonetheless. My life […]

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