“Don’t cut the branch that supports you, unless you’re hangin’ from it…”


  1. Laverne Craig on May 18, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    I thought it meant hanging by a rope around the throat. Would be a good idea to cut that branch then!

  2. Carolyn E Williams on March 12, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Have 14 head; all day full time job feeding, grooming, watering, mucking stalls; ALWAYS have “time” to listen to what an “expert has to say; we are never too “old” to watch/listen to what “horse people have to say! Try to keep an open mind to all trainer/people, you might learn something new. PS> only apply as much as it takes while training;each horse responds differently to training techniques; each horse is different, just like People; I like to gain the horses/foal confidence BEFORE ever trying to “train leading, etc. (each horse learns at their own speed..,, you can’t rush. This is one thing that I find very irritating when training/ working with a clients horse.; you can NOT train a horse in 30 days, that is a joke; any trainer who states they can finish/train your horse in 30 days is just full of “it”..and only wants your “money…

  3. Carolyn E Williams on March 12, 2014 at 8:02 am

    Kinda like cutting off your nose to spite your face….

  4. Janette on March 10, 2014 at 9:38 pm

    Hmm, very interesting way to view life.

    • Stacy on March 11, 2014 at 11:30 am

      It made me think….so I thought I would see what others thought…

      • Janette on March 11, 2014 at 5:26 pm

        Yes, it sure made me think also. That’s what I love about your blog.
        I think it’s time I cut myself free from a branch that appears to support me, but in reality I’m stuck hanging. The fall will provoke a change. Thanks for helping me see this so clearly.
        Do you have an explanation for the lack of comments on this one?

        • Stacy on March 11, 2014 at 9:33 pm

          Not really…sometimes people are in the commenting mood, other days they are too busy!

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