As part of my homework for the Back in the Saddle Course with Anna Blake we have been tasked to find our own mantra to say to our horses (and to ourselves) to remind us of our truth. I have
The Affirmative Path – Part 1 I have been undergoing a sea change in my relationship to horses the last few months. In actuality it started long before that, but there was a defining moment in September last year when
The Journey Home – Finding True North When people say, “What should I do with my life?” the more interesting question is, “How do I cultivate the quietness of my being, where ‘what I should do with my life’ will
This Easter I have been reconnecting with the fun and childlike part of myself and indulging in silliness, including with the horses. I am the girl who always wanted a pony growing up but only got one once she was
Although I love my EAL practice, I hit another plateau, another “what is the reason I’m doing all this” place. I was feeling a lack of inspiration and had accepted this was how it was meant to be for the
This poem was written by my friend Eden, aged 11 for her homework and inspired by my mare Pip. I think it’s a beautiful piece of writing and captures the essence and magic of the horse, human connection.