Have you ever been consumed by thoughts about everything that might go wrong during your ride? For example: What if my horse spooks? What if I fall off? What if I‘m injured? When Your Mind “Bolts”…
There are always lessons we can learn from our mistakes and in the months since my horseback riding accident there is one lesson that stands out – and it has nothing to do with riding horses. My biggest mistake was thinking I have time.
Folks who haven’t spent much time around horses look at me funny when I say Teddy makes me be more fully present. But if you are a fellow equestrian, I feel certain you’ll understand. Horses know…
On a brisk winter morning I donned my fleece breeches and headed to the barn for a horseback riding lesson. Despite the 15F weather, I was excited to see our new horse – a chestnut gelding…