Confidence Creation with Horses & Beyond

I love helping horse lovers discover and create their own confidence and courage – with the consequences of lasting positive change in their lives.

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The Great Mystery of the Horse-Human Connection

by Nicole Miller I fell in love with horses the way most young girls fall in love with

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Farriers, Hoof Care & Your Horse: Q&A with Bryan Farcus

“A hoof pick a day can keep the doctor away.” by Keith Templeton Keith Templeton edits The Farrier Guide to education and employment, a resource for farriers that features a worldwide directory of horseshoeing schools, informative guides to finding the right school and working as a farrier as well as interviews with experienced farriers. With

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The Humane Movement Goes to Hollywood to Protect Horses

by Kristin Berkery At the turn of the 20th century, horses were often viewed as unfeeling, disposable animals. They were the means to an end — useful for transporting people and goods, producing crops, and in Hollywood, for adding dramatic flair to movies. Especially on early movie sets, there was little regard for horses’ fates.

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The Head and Not The Heart: An Interview with Natalie Reinert

“Our lives as horsepeople are exciting and sorrowful and wonderful and tragic on a daily basis, and I

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Elvis and the Horses of Graceland

by Kristin Berkery Like everything else in his life, Elvis’ love for horses was over the top. There are stories of him going to breeding farms before dawn and asking to buy their horses. Many of his own mounts were barn sour, meaning they developed a habit of trying to turn around on the trail

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What is a Curly?

by Kristin Berkery Most horses’ coats become wild and woolly in the winter, but not Curly horses. Starting

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The Wild Horses of Chernobyl

In a weird twist, the worst man-made disaster in history has provided a new home for endangered Przewalski’s

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What is Il Palio?

by Kristin Berkery The winner is the horse that crosses the finish line first, regardless of whether it

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