Lungeing

What is lungeing?  As you read these words, what word or picture springs to mind?  Boring – Pointless – Dangerous – Interesting – Useful – Beneficial – Scary – Unsafe – Impossible??  As with many other things in life, our thoughts about lungeing will be influenced by our past experiences.  There are many reasons that …

Make it Happen!

Setting Authentic New Year’s Resolutions So, I spent yesterday clearing the decks, so to speak.  I planned next week, prepared for a talk that I’m giving at two  networking meetings, caught up with emails after the New Year break and I took down the Christmas decorations and gave the house a good clean.  Phew!All this …

Just be Yourself

Accessing Authenticity Authenticity is the ‘real’ you – your heart and soul – the essence of who you are.  It’s when you have the ability to flow with your emotions, be congruent, live in the present moment and therefore be open to respond to life’s opportunities with balance between your head and your heart. You …

What is Success?

Being in relationship! I’ve been around horses my whole life.  As a child it was natural to want to be in a good relationship with my ponies, sitting on them bareback in the field, riding them bareback in a headcollar.  My pony fulfilled every aspect of having fun, going on rides together, playing games, jumping …

Sensitivity

As I hacked Jack out yesterday it was as if he was seeing things for the first time. Warmbloods are known for their unpredictability – and when I first had Jack he walked out from home quite happily on his own.  But when he met something that unnerved him he went from calm and unphased …

Spooky Horses

When you help your horse to connect with his feelings and express his sensitivity you are more likely to solve your horse riding problems and gain confidence in your relationship. What most terrified me about riding Jack when I first bought him was his unpredictability. I’d largely had thoroughbreds and Irish horses in the past …