"Winning and losing go hand in hand. If you never lose you can never win."
My first year at Michigan State University is coming to a close and I'm excited to say that I loved it. This is the first time that I'm actually sad that school is ending... Weird right? Well, when you get to a place that you feel like you belong it's an amazing feeling. As my... Continue Reading →
"I've always been told that if you feel like you don't want to be a better person when they're around then it isn't a good relationship"
"It was difficult for me to fit in at my high school, especially since there wasn't a whole lot of kids that loved horses."
Finding the one is not an easy task. No I'm not talking about your future spouse, that's easy compared to what I'm talking about! What I want to have a conversation about is finding your best friend, your partner in crime, otherwise known as... your horse. It's a important process and for some it takes a week; for some of us picky people it takes months. The end result - if you do it right - is a happy feeling and a beautiful four-legged best friend.
Doubting yourself is something that everyone does. If you say you don't do it... you're lying. You may not think about it or realize that you're doing it. It can be mentally doubting yourself or physically doubting yourself. When you ride a horse, it's really hard to not doubt yourself. You can't talk to your... Continue Reading →
Trusting your horse can help you trust other people believe it or not. Once you start building a relationship with your horse it's going to become easier to build relationships outside of your favorite equestrian. You learn how far to push it and when to stop. This is helpful in relationships outside of horses because... Continue Reading →
I mentioned trust in an earlier blog about Cutter and how important it was with him. Well, it's important to every horse. When you're working with a horse you have to understand that they are prey animals. A horse letting you jump on it's back is a sign of trust in itself. That's how animals... Continue Reading →
There will always be high points and low points, especially when working with horses. Some days will be great and give you the confidence to keep going and other days will kick you in the gut knocking you down with the blow. Mastering those times can make you or break you. For me, during the... Continue Reading →