With Try, There’s Hope

The story below came from one of my students, Laurie. Laurie has done such a great job with Annie, a rescue horse, that I asked her to write about her experience. I think she did a tremendous job and I hope you enjoy Annie’s story as much as I did through Laurie’s eyes. – Kirsten

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Change: The Story of Grace

I know I am not alone in my struggle to override the “I’m too old” bomb because I hear those very words come out of my students regularly. If it is not in reference to themselves, then it is in reference to their 10, 12, 15 or 19 year old horses as we begin the rehab process.

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Tom Dorrance and Horsemanship

The day I accidentally met Tom Dorrance was a really important event in my life.

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Horse Rescue Work

The Equine Rescue & Adoption Foundation of Palm City Florida, has been a regular stop for me since 2006. Originally I showed up to help my friend Daryl with a few horses.

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Demo with Prima

Pulling Prima back out for a small demo held some interesting lessons. Prima and I used to do demos all over the country..

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The Seven Habits of Horsemanship

Steven Covey’s book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” is a fantastic model for people getting along with people. Using his model, I have taken the liberty of applying his ideas to horsemanship to share a perspective on how riders can perhaps get along with horses a bit better.

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Mic and Prima at Home

Where to begin? I have actually been really unsure what to write about other than news because I have been pummeled with lessons that are worthy of sharing – and haven’t we all?

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Quote Of The Day

Total abstinence is so excellent a thing that it cannot be carried to too great an extent. In my passion for it I even carry it so far as to totally abstain from total abstinence itself.
~Mark Twain