Horses are More than a Mirror

The idea that horses are a mirror that will reflect the inner state of being in a person is a prevalent topic amongst Equine-Assisted Practitioners. While I completely agree that our horses mirror human emotion, there is a lot more going on within the interaction. Horses are much more than a mirror. Yes, horses will Read More …

Thank Goodness, Your Horse is a Clever Communicator

Your horse is a master of communication. While he cannot speak multiple languages, or any spoken language for that matter, he can communicate like a horse in a genius way. You may be thinking, well, he’s a horse so I should hope so! But, look at us silly humans. We have a different way of Read More …

Dancing with Elephants

I was recently asked to start building a ground-based equine facilitated coaching practice for a residential program serving young adults. The dream is coming true. I became certified as an equine specialist through EAGALA and PATH five years ago. This is the work that fills me up with super passion. I believe in this work. Read More …

Ponder Your Brilliance

The following is an excerpt from A Journey through the Heart with Horses which is now also available an audible.  You were born with a gift to share with the world. You have something unique to offer, something no one else will ever be able to manifest in quite the same way as you. You have a Read More …

Why do Horses Mirror Human Emotion?

Horses have an unbelievable ability to reflect our internal experience in a way that allows us to grow and learn about ourselves.  When we work with horses we have the opportunity to do more than train the horse to perform for us.  If we are willing, we can also go on a journey of self-discovery.  Read More …

Horses Sense Emotion Through Motion

Horses have an unbelievable ability to read and react to the internal state of humans.  Most equestrians have seen the horse’s ability to seemingly read minds.  A horse that is easily caught everyday suddenly won’t let you get near him when the vet is on the way.  A horse that always spooks in the same Read More …

Masters of Energy: How Horses Can Help You Heal and Grow

In “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose” Eckhart Tolle writes: “Regardless of what you say or do or what face you show to the world, your mental-emotional state cannot be concealed.  Every human being emanates an energy field that corresponds to his or her inner state, and most people can sense it, although Read More …

Do You Take Better Care of Your Horse than Yourself?

Equestrians spend a lot of time ensuring their horses live a balanced, happy, healthy life.  We know that their diet, health, herd dynamics, living situation and training have a huge impact on their ability to perform and develop relationship with us.  When something is out of sorts or the horse is stressed, it affects the Read More …