For Presto’s first trail ride, I asked my husband, Jesse, to ride my mare Willow ahead of Presto. I’ve ‘ponied’ Presto from Willow before so they are both comfortable with being close to each other. Willow was both a calm influence and in case of emergency I could have used her as a wall to…

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  Today I’m talking with Lynn Palm about western dressage. Lynn literally wrote the book on the subject of western dressage. She competes, judges, and teaches people about the sport. In this conversation, we discuss the step by step nature of the dressage tests, how the tests lead to balance in horse and rider…and more!…

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Shoes or no shoes…that is the question. And…I don’t have the answer. At least, not a blanket answer. I think that is why the ‘discussion’ gets so heated. There is not a single ‘right’ answer. I personally leave my horses barefoot until one of two things happens; they tell me they need shoes or I…

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There is a difference between recognizing change is needed and actually making a change. Today’s guest, Ginny Telego, outlines why change can be so challenging. Click for transcript Links mentioned in podcast: Ginny Telego’s website: https://thecollaborationpartners.com Ginny Telego on LinkedIn Stacy & Ginny’s course on Goal Setting & Problem Solving: https://courses.stacywestfall.com/p/goal-setting-problem-solving

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Do you use chiropractic or other alternative health care with your horses? I do…but I also personally benefit from visiting my human chiropractor. Chiropractic makes a huge difference for me. But I also know that everyone is different, my husband rarely needs to go. My personal success with chiropractic work probably influenced my desire to…

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