Stories from the Farm

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


The distinct sound of frozen manure being pitched into a wheelbarrow gives off a delightful "PING" sound. In the winter, I LIVE for that sound! Why is that? Because it signifies the end of the mud, and frozen ground means frozen manure, and it is

The Time Is NOW!

January is upon us, and The Resonant Horse is undergoing lots of changes. In my last blog, I shared with all of you about the passing of Snickers, who I had brought up from Florida as a 4 year old. After a couple of years, I sold

Goodbye For Now

My dear friend David Jacobs Strain wrote a wonderful song entitled; "Goodbye For Now." It echoes exactly how I feel. The farm lost a precious member of the herd a few days ago. Our beloved Snickers, healer to many and the first of my

Pausing in the Light

I LOVE this photo of Beth, one of my students, pausing as she gazes at the light outside the barn. Lately, I have been thinking a lot about light and darkness. For those of us who live life with a spiritual perspective, we often speak of


Being Thank-full can appear many different ways. It can be as simple as shifting our gaze to look at a flower or notice a leaf falling. It can be a ride through meadows and woods. Whatever the external experience is, maintaining an internal state of

We Have Been A Little Quiet!

Just because TRH blog has been quiet, it does not mean that things are NOT HAPPENING here at the farm!! And, BOY, are they  happening!First, we have made the decision to sell the farm and downsize the operation. TRH is NOT closing its doors. Just

To Every Thing There Is A Season

"To every thing there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven." Eccles. 3:1 Probably one of the most often quoted verses from the Bible, don't you think? It explains, in such a succinct way, that life happens. And, when it does, there is a


Can you see this image? Is it one horse? Or two? Look closer! It is TWO horses, standing side by side. This is Duke and Jem, both stunning chestnuts with hair color almost identical. They look like twins, they are so closely collaborating together! Collaboration is


We are living in times of deep uncertainly, conflict and dissonance. So much is unknown, even when we think we know our next step. How do we counteract such thoughts and stances? What can offer us peace, and a way to stop the demands that press against us