Episode 286: When Words Fall Short: How You See It vs. How I See It

In this episode, Stacy dives into the challenge of using words to describe what happens with your horse. She starts with a common experience: reading a student’s description, then watching a video to match it with reality. This exercise often reveals discrepancies. For instance, while a student might describe a horse as “reactive” or “stuck,”…

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Episode 284: How Riders Can Avoid These 3 Self-Created Obstacles

In this episode, Stacy shares three ways riders unintentionally complicate their journey, creating unnecessary hurdles in the process. This includes a discussion on thoughts like, “I started too late, I didn’t have the opportunities, it wasn’t meant for me.” The first way is by not exposing themselves to others who are actively engaging in the…

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Episode 283: Switching Gears: Mastering Multiple Roles with Your Horse

This podcast episode discusses the dual roles riders embody: the supportive advocate and the accountable coach. The challenge arises when riders need to switch between these roles depending on the situation with their horse. Using personal anecdotes and analogies, Stacy illustrates how these roles manifest in real-life scenarios, such as encouraging a horse to canter…

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Stormy and Lefty Updates: Sleep tight, ONE job to do…

I gave them ONE job to do…🤣 You may have noticed that Stormy and Lefty like to be close to each other, especially when they are sleeping. 😴 I have cameras in the stall, and in this video, I captured Lefty’s early attempt to sleep beside Stormy. He really wanted to cuddle…but he hadn’t quite…

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Tevis Cup: Will you join me?

Before you decide ‘yes’ you will join me, or ‘no thanks’…let me explain. What is the Tevis Cup…and what is the Tevis Cup virtual challenge? The Tevis Cup, also known the Western States Trail Ride, is the oldest modern day endurance ride, having been held annually since 1955. The goal: One horse, one rider, 100-Mile…

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Episode 281- Earning Wisdom: Two Stories of Personal Growth

Today’s podcast explores the concept of wisdom as something attainable through experiential learning, rather than mere accumulation of knowledge. Through two compelling success stories, you will see examples of how two women have taken the information they were given, applied it to their lives, and have discovered wisdom. Topics include: knowledge vs. wisdom the desire…

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