People often think anxiety is being worried or stressed out about something, like a relationship, a test at school, job performance or a life change. They think there is a specific cause of worry, and fixing the situation will fix the anxiety. This isn’t typically the case. Anxiety can inhibit one’s ability to speak or think […]
Lots of children participated in our riding camps during the summer of 2019. All the horses that were normally engaged with the kids were busy when a mom asked if her son, Ethan, could participate. She said he would be happy just leading a horse and getting used to having such a big animal around. […]
When a special girl and the right horse connect, a unique bond forms. Small and athletic, not super confident, a pre-teen girl joined in the riding lesson. Nichole listened and learned. The horse went along and more or less did what she asked. It was fun, but Nichole was unsure and wasn’t learning things like […]
With glorious colour, a powerful and athletic conformation, and energy to back it all up, Kitty is an incredible horse. She stands on high alert, likes to move and prance around. She flirts and interacts with geldings in the next pen at every chance she gets. As a two-year-old, she was chosen as an all-round […]
Frustrated, Aidan held on as his horse bolted from the roping box. Once again, he had no chance of having his loop land in the right place to catch the roping dummy. A novice roper and a horse not trained in the game of roping makes for poor results.
A horse lover with a beautiful Arabian gelding of his own, Matthew is a local teenager who participated in an Equine Assisted Personal Development program held in the fall of 2018.
The client, a young woman in her twenties, was clear on what she wanted in life and how to get it. She could envision her future, her business and her property. But she was stuck. Something was in the way of her reaching for her dreams.
Linda’s favourite horse growing up was a shetland pony gelding named Mr Ed. Elcarlan’s Mr Ed, to be exact. He was 39″ tall, black with a star on his forehead and could run like the wind! Linda loved to go fast and had no fear, much to her mom’s dismay. Depending on the activity, Linda […]
With a history of randomly hitting his little brother, aggressive yelling and general outbursts of upsetting behaviour, a family searched for something, anything to help this pre-teen deal with his emotions.
~ “I loved Rock and how she was with him. He tripped a couple of times and she didn’t even flinch. I was very impressed with both Chip and Rock.” ~ Mom. This comment from a client who’s little boy has a prosthetic leg warms my heart! We are fortunate to have horses that are […]