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Phone call contest time!!!

I’ve teamed up with my sponsor, Tekonsha, to run a ‘Win a Phone call with Stacy’ contest. The rules are on their Facebook page. Look for this photo and follow the direction on their Facebook page. The last time we did this I had a great conversation with Theresa. Maybe this time it will be…

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Day 2: A Masterclass with Charlotte Dujardin

What did I gallop home and try? Keep reading and find out…but first, let me tell you a bit more about the clinic. The clinic format was the same five riders each day. As an auditor, it was like watching five individual 45-minute riding lessons. Each horse was at a different level of training and…

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Day 1: A Masterclass with Charlotte Dujardin

Would it surprise you to know that I take my own advice when I attend clinics? What advice is that? I’m glad you asked! look for similarities. When you find similarities you will find a thread of training theory that runs true. be open-minded about the new ideas you hear So often the opposite of…

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Untamed is a mindset.

Untamed. Unconfined, left to do as it will. The whole house has gutters, the barn too. But not this porch outside of my bedroom. “No gutters please”, I said to the builders. “The water will cause damage”, they said. “It will wash out the hill.” “It’s ok.” I said to them. But in my head,…

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The old bay mare

The old bay mare. It doesn’t bother me to call her that because she was mine. My first horse. And I named her Bay. Not the most creative name but she didn’t hold it against me. On nights like this, when the weather is frigid, thoughts of her pop into my mind. I’m not sure…

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Homemade Rustic Bridle Rack Instructions

I posted my top five gift ideas for horse owners and few days ago and one of them was a homemade bridle rack. Many of you asked for pictures…so heres a picture and instructions! Items needed: 1) rough cut board 2) spare pieces of firewood 3)screws. Instructions: 1) Cut firewood into small pieces 2) screw…

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Which comes first: Inspiration or Action?

Inspiration strikes…hopefully followed by action. Although I often find that action is require first, and inspiration then follows.  Lets break this down because that may have been a bit confusing. EXTERNAL inspiration, watching someone do something amazing with their horse, often feels…inspiring.  But how many people take action? A few. But not as many as…

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How can I help you in 2018?

This is the question I keep asking myself. How can I help you? What do I have to offer that would be of value to you? What have people asked for?  Thankfully many of you have been vocal. I get emails, messages and face to face requests. Many subjects are covered but ONE theme runs…

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Horse Holiday Shopping 2018

Let the holiday shopping begin! …or was that last month? JUST KIDDING! Although it seems like every year the shopping season really does move back a bit earlier.   As I was grooming my horse yesterday and marveling again at my new favorite barn item (hint: the first one on my list) I decided I…

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