“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?
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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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Shiner’s Story: A rescued horse with a message for the hopeless. Part One.

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. What Shiner and his brother Ace didn't know was that our truck and trailer was rolling in their direction. God sent us to bring
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Using Correction Properly – Teachers and Horse Trainers

Correction is a means of setting boundaries. Correction is synonymous with refinement. All great teachers use correction. It isn't possible to do anything well without pulling correction out of the tool box. Correction is NOT the same as discipline or punishment. The proper use of correction is always a gift that builds confidence.
Category: Christian Horse Training

“No Horse, No Hoof” – A blessing to enjoy and share with others

Andie Eisenberg is a gifted cowgirl poet. This is one of the best poems I have ever read - horsey or otherwise. It speaks not only to the sacrificial service our horses offer us, but the unknowable sacrifice Christ made for each of His own. "No Hoof, No Horse"
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