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Think like a pony

I remember nothing of learning the very basics of how to ride a pony – this is what happens when you’ve reached the stage of jumping courses of miniature fences before the age of eight, and have gone on to do many other things with your life since – but I know that to process would have been sensibly linear.  1,015 more words

Riding Around...


One of my best friends and colleagues at camp is on a mission to increase my confidence.  She points out to me that I’m my own worst enemy a lot of the time, and that my self-belief can be pretty low.  761 more words

Riding Around...

Princess and the Pony Shuffle

Willowtrail Storm Princess is just 2 ½ months old, yet she’s the one who’s taught me the most during this year’s pony shuffle.  I knew she was quiet and smart, but now I also know she’s wise.  616 more words

Fell Ponies

Horseback Yoga ~ Hoofbeat Attunement Worshop!

Sunday, August 3rd

All Levels Horseback Yoga ~ Hoofbeat Attunement Workshop
1 noon ~ 5 pm

with Jessie Tierney and Matney Cook
at Big Lake Stables… 733 more words

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Tribute to Skip

I realized I hadn’t posted here since saying farewell to my beloved older horse Skip. He let me know it was his time to go and saying goodbye to my best friend for the past nine years was one of the most difficult things I’d ever done. 348 more words

Kathy Morawski

A note about biting horses – I never use my hand to reprimand a biting horse, this will encourage head shyness.

My own personal preference is to angle my elbow into the direction of the ‘bite’ and without any major eye contact, keep an eye on the pattern of behaviour. 201 more words

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