Riding as therapy

Clear my mind

It is so true. At the end of a long day, or a long week, getting on your horse can be the best kind of therapy. At least for me it’s a combination of relief and meditation; the ability to focus on the now and to clear my mind of the trials and tribulations that […]

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Sending Jingles

In the equestrian world if your friend, your horse or your friend’s horse is sick or injured, you jingle like crazy to send them good luck. The item being jingled is a curb chain, a series of metal links that is used on some bridles to put pressure under the horse’s chin. In this context, […]

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Let the healing begin

When I was sitting in the back of the ambulance, going from the hospital to rehab, I realized that the last time I was in an ambulance, was also horse related. When I was just barely pregnant with my son, about 23 years ago, I rode a horse owned by a trainer friend of mine. […]

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