Category: Introspection

Sanity in a Wheelbarrow

I confess: cleaning stalls, scrubbing water troughs, and slinging hay have been my lifelines to sanity this year. Add in horsehair in my mouth as I groom the summer coat from our horse’s bodies, and I can almost forget this is 2020. The barn,… Continue Reading “Sanity in a Wheelbarrow”

Thinking, Judging, Feeling

Despite several big worries that have been gnawing their way through my psyche today, that hot bath feeling of peace visited me. A part of my brain, the part that seems to ignite with anxiety at the smallest spark, jumped up and said, “What’s… Continue Reading “Thinking, Judging, Feeling”

Bree Returns

I didn’t know I needed to see Bree until I saw her again. Five years had passed since she and I had the accident that put me in the hospital with a small brain bleed. For five years, she had been fostered by a… Continue Reading “Bree Returns”

Shedding A heavy coat

It’s that time of year. Our horse Rocky is so itchy, he’s rubbing up against pine trees to scratch the hair off. I took the shedding brushes out to his paddock and spent some time reaching all the parts he couldn’t. He’s twenty-one this… Continue Reading “Shedding A heavy coat”

The Best Tools

There’s an expression currently making its rounds in the horse world. “It’s another tool for my toolbox.” Having answers to our horse’s questions is a good thing. To be with horses safely and with pleasure, there are things we must know about them. They… Continue Reading “The Best Tools”

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