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The Power of Energy Work (Hint: It’s not hocus pocus)

In my lifetime of being around horses and working with different horsemen and women I’ve had the privilege of being exposed to many different approaches to the concept of horses and energy. Emotional energy, spiritual energy, electro-magnetic energy…you name it,...

DIY: Tricks of the Trade

First appeared in Saddle Up Magazine (March 2016) As horse owners, I’m sure we can all agree that sometimes what we want to do to help our horses can add up so quickly that it soon becomes downright unaffordable. I’ve decided to compile a list of things I do regularly...

Tough Love: Doing What’s Best for Your Horse

First appeared in Saddle Up Magazine (February 2016) ’Tis the season to dress warmly to visit our furry four-legged equines out in the snowy pastures! I hope everyone had a great Christmas holiday season and maybe even got out for some winter rides. This month, I...

Your Horse: The Ultimate Reflection

First appeared in Saddle Up Magazine (December 2015) My former teacher of Equine Sports Therapy, Dave Collins, once said to our class, “if you ever want to know about me, go out and look at my horse.” He was alluding to the “mirror” our horses form and reflect back to...

Equine Therapy: More than Just a Crack of the Back

First appeared in Saddle Up Magazine (August 2015) My intention was to write an article about equine therapy, explaining how horses are athletes and as riders we put them through tough physical exertion and therapy is the least we can do. Though, sitting down to...