Archives for May 2014

Avoid these stretching mistakes with your horse


There are many benefits of stretching for horses. Keeping muscles supple, joints mobile and encouraging proper fibre alignment in healing tissues are key among them.

But to reap the benefits – and most importantly to avoid doing harm – it is essential that stretches be executed properly. … Read the rest

You have to act on the things you care about, and other lessons learned this winter

winter at the farm

It was long. It was tough. And I’m sure glad it’s behind us now. But this winter did afford a few lessons and insights I thought I’d share.

#1 – Have a practice to turn to

There are some things each of us need, (like being around horses!), to stay functional as human beings in the world. … Read the rest