Stories from the Farm

Here is a collection of writings, stories and our latest news from the The Resonant Horse farm.

I was coming into the barn from the outside, actually, I was walking into a stall, where Calvin was quietly eating his hay. I let him know I was close to his hind end, and when I saw that he saw me, I came beside...

Fight or Flight

Last week I was in a lunge line lesson, with a new student. The lunge line is a long rope which attaches to the horse's halter, and I hold the other end of the rope. This is so that the rider can focus on their...

The Resonant Horse Changes YOU!

For those reading this, many of you know how deeply the horses impact lives. I am seeing, almost on a daily basis, how true this has become. I am often in awe as I have the privilege of partnering with the horses...

Why We Cannot Stop

Quote of the Month Blaise Pascal says that all of man's troubles come from an inability to   sit in a room alone.   Responding to my quote of the month, I am not sure our troubles come from an inabilty to sit in a room alone, but...

Summer Musings

Horses do not care what degree you have, or how much money you have. Horses care that you show up for them. The world gives us so much pain and here you are making gold...

Fun on the Fourth!

  Out of small moments, big moments can occur. Taking part in a Fourth of July parade within my local town is now becoming a yearly ritual. It takes a rather herculean amount of work, effort and preparation, but it is so incredibly rewarding. This year,...

Two Stories-One Message

Two stories for you. Bear with me a minute and you will see they are closely related.  Story #1: Every day, I have at last 7 water troughs that I have to check, clean and refill with fresh water. That does not count the 6 in...

June Workshop is here!

Resilience, along with grit, are BIG buzz words today. For Emotional Intelligence Training, as well as in normal everyday conversations. I know I am biased here, but in my mind, horses are MASTERS of teaching resilience. Why is this? Just come along, as I share...

It Is All About Intention!

WELCOME! Quote of the month: "In order to have what you desire come to pass, it must first be birthed within you, as an idea, or thought. Then it must be exposed to the light; you need to state your intention. You may not have a...