Being Open to Joy Despite the Pain – One Girl’s Resilient Story

The old adage, what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger, comes to mind every time I lay my eyes on Spring. Not spring the season – although after surviving this past winter, perhaps that too. The Spring I am referring to, is a miniature horse who became part of my equine family in the summer …

Great Things Come in Small Packages

  The feistiest horse in my barn stands level to my knees. Last week, I was preparing the horses’ dinner, allowing my mind to settle into the tranquil state of being around my wonderful equine family. I carefully measured out grains and supplements, each meal individually tailored to the needs of our varied herd. I …

Fall is Here, and so is Spring

Sometimes a tragedy can blossom into a beautiful next chapter. Several years ago, my horse Grace suffered a terrible loss. Before I became her human, she was sold in foal from the RCMP Musical Ride to one of my clients. This would have been her third baby, which she would have mothered beautifully like the others. She would …