What can a Bucket teach us about Horsemastery. How a crisis in water caused me to think about the simple bucket and some things are unchanged over the centuries. The loss of 15,500 gallons of drinking water disappeared - gutting. It took me a few days to recover from this awful situation. Thanks to kind people who came to me with buckets, jerry cans and gave me enough water to drink & cook and took my laundry home with them and expecting me to visit for a proper shower. After spending … [Read more...] about A Lesson from a Bucket.
Art of Horsemanship .............. Xenophon, also known as Xenophon of Athens, was a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, and student of Socrates. He lived 2400 years ago. He died: 354 BC His classic Art of Horsemanship was the first book on horsemanship that has survived the ages, and yet it is still relevant to us now. While relatively short, this book is jammed with amazing wisdom. It is rich with gold. I recommend that every equestrian should have this book in their library. Some of … [Read more...] about Xenophon
AMBITION: Keep the goal. Change the priorities. Some times one has to acknowledge that an idea is not always a GOOD idea. Starting the Blog was not the problem, it was the fact that I thought I could produce 26 different topics in a bit more than 31 days. "Easy Peasy" was my comment. "Silly me!" However, it made my creative juices start and I am constantly running back into the computer to make some notes on something which I want to share. Conversely, it has slowed down my preparation … [Read more...] about AMBITION