Success is the quality of the journey that begins with submission to God’s will and continues until His will becomes our joy. Transformative relationship with Jesus Christ opens the door to similar relationship with our horses.
Robust imagination feeds life shared with Jesus Christ and horses. Nature is both work surface and buffet for seekers of truth, lovers of all things equine, and the passionate pursuit of Jesus Christ. Imagination produces a warm cocoon of relationship with forests, fields, and the creatures who call them home.
Nervous or uncertain riders often seek skills to manage anxiety. Some horses are anxious and look to the rider for stability and guidance. Gospel Horse teaches riders a variety of mounted exercises to (1) learn how to maintain focus, and (2) offer horses the opportunity to know what is expected of them in a way that promotes calm, purposeful, reliable results.
What do you do if your horse bites you? Is food aggressive? Takes a sneaky little nibble when being led? How do you earn your horse’s respect?
Horses and dogs are far better at relationships than people. What can we learn from them about quality of life issues?
Horses commonly disappoint owners, riders, trainers, and breeders because they were set up to fail. If you’re not sure why your horse is failing, preparing a job description for him or her is an excellent first step. Jobs range from entry level to the place where the buck stops (no pun intended.)
No one pays to ride in a clinic or commits great time and effort hoping for a net-negative experience. If you’ve never attended a clinic or had a less-than-stellar experience in the past, this article is for you. What to expect and how to achieve success at your next clinic.
“Is this all there is?” Making progress in relationship with your horse and your walk with Christ always results in change – visible change, If you aren’t making progress you are not changing. Failure to change = failure. How to recognize stagnant relationship and what to do to get back to active relationship.
How do you know if your call to serve, to disciple, or evangelize is real? Not every horse enthusiast is equipped to rescue lost or dying horses. Love and empathy are not enough. Compassion is just a gate opening the way for the first rescue. But far more is required…