From Moshi

There is a lot of water around here, where we live. Lots of Jane’s friends have boats. One day a couple of people walked by my stall, talking about sailing. I heard one of them say to her friend, “smooth seas do not make skillful sailors…” I...

From Indy

Today, I met a two-legged person who is just my size. I could look right into her eyes and see the joy she felt at my presence! She smiled at me like she really meant it. It made me feel so good inside! I really like her! Did you know that animals can read your mood,...

The Free Walk

What is the free walk? The free walk is a gait of relaxation. What should it look like? * Your horse should lengthen his frame and lower his head and neck so he looks like he’s going to graze. His poll is lower than his withers. * He should open the angle at his...

Keep Fear in Perspective

Recognize that fear is future thinking. So you can learn how to manage your fear by staying in the moment. To bring yourself back to the present moment, involve as many of your five senses as you can. Hear the rhythm of your horse’s footfalls. Look at the trees...

From Indy

I found it! I found the ball I left in Florida last year! I had lost it in the deep grass right before we left for Vermont, and now I have it back! I’ve been worrying about it all summer long, wondering if another dog or an alligator found it and ate it. But...