Many of us try to avoid difficulties in life. It makes sense to take the path of least resistance. The problem with that path or mindset is that it creates weakness. That path physically would be laying in bed as much as possible and we’ve all seen the shows where someone has to have a … Continue reading Strength in your struggle
DONT TAKE FLIGHT We’re all influenced by fear in our lives. We might be afraid of rejection, being taken advantage of, criticism or losing our security. It’s important to be able to identify our fears so we can address them. Horses are also definitely influenced by fear. If you’ve spent any time with them you’ll … Continue reading Don’t take flight
T H I N K is it Thoughtful, Honest, Intelligent, Necessary, and Kind? All through my life I’ve struggled with the words that come out of my mouth. In last weeks blog I talked about how “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks”. What I want to talk about this week is … Continue reading T-H-I-N-K before you speak.
The most important trait or characteristic a person or a horse can have is a good heart. What is a good heart? The Bible says “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. So what comes out of your mouth? When you speak, do you raise others up or do you tear them … Continue reading The greatest journey is the journey within.
Do you ever feel like laying on the couch and disappearing into the television? I have to admit that I do feel that way more often than I would like to. It’s during these times that I need inspiration. Zig Ziglar says “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we … Continue reading We need to be inspired.
We get a lot of responses on our blog when horse slaughter is a topic. One thing that keeps coming up is that the “big breeders” are to blame. However, I’ve been to quite a few of the ‘killer sales’ and I have yet to see a horse go through the sale pen with current … Continue reading Who’s to blame?
Stacy and I have been to two events recently that I’ve been thinking about. One was a sale held weekly here in Ohio where most of the horses are sent to Canada for slaughter. The other was the Quarter Horse Congress, the biggest single breed horse show in the world. I know some people don’t … Continue reading The Importance of an Educated Horse