Fear, Procrastination, Good Stewardship and Spring Cleaning

Spring may seem like the far distant future for some of you. If you're stuck indoors because the snow is piled high and temperatures are frigid, it may be the perfect time to talk about that pile of stuff that is "too good to throw out." Good stewardship often begins in the barn --
Category: Christian Horse Training

Cluttered Cues Produce Frustration

Do you ever think your horse ignores you? Many times horses do nothing because they can't figure out what in the world you're getting so worked up about. There's so much going on that there's no clear message. "Is she asking me to DO something? I wonder what it is? Since I can't figure it
Category: Christian Horse Training

Does your Horse have Multiple Personality Disorder?

Is your horse an obedient and devoted pony at home but a total space cadet at shows or on the trail? Does your game-playing round pen partner morph into a strange monster when you saddle up to ride in the arena? Does your horse show up every day exactly the same as you left
Category: Christian Horse Training

“All you need now is one more dog” – a delightful note from Mark Twain

Mark Twain didn't trip the light fantastic on tip-toes. Instead he created fantasy with words. This note Twain wrote congratulating a little girl on her menagerie is simply delightful.
Category: Daily Inspiration

What is my Purpose?

Christians have asked, worried, and fretted over this question for two thousand years. Many are impatient and ready to march right out to serve God. But, how? Here's some insight into God's answer.
Category: Christian Horse Training

“Drinking from my Saucer” – perfectly simple prayer of Gratitude

Precious gem of gratitude. After the prayer my husband offered before Thanksgiving dinner my father read this poem. For many reasons it was a moment I may never forget. May I share the blessing with you?
Category: Daily Inspiration

Shiner’s Story Part 3 – The Search Begins

Have you ever felt that your circumstances were hopeless and the only path ahead led to some bitter end? That’s exactly how Shiner felt the morning of September 7, 2009. Part 3 of Shiner's Story
Category: Shiner's Story

Black Beauty Revisited – “My grace is sufficient”

One would naturally assume that Anna Sewell, the author of Black Beauty, was an accomplished equestrian who likely jumped fences with ease and ran with the wind on the back of a favorite steed who would eventually take on the epic persona of “Black Beauty.” Truth is... - Guest article by Andie Eisenberg,
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Shiner’s Story: “We Once Were Lost” – Part 2

Have you ever been broken, hopeless, or in pain? Jesus promised you will never be abandoned. No matter how hopeless your circumstances appear today, Shiner's Story proves that the promise of a mansion in heaven is true. Part 2 in the series.
Category: Christian Horse Training

Introduction to Life with a Blind or Vision-Impaired Horse

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Sometimes simply knowing the facts is a blessing. The frustration of working with a horse who just isn't responding as you expect disappears the moment you learn it is vision-impaired. I have two horses, one who is going blind quickly and another with a severe sight deficit. It's
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