This is a Flashback for Friday. The horse with the ribbons on his neck is Tommie. I had to say goodbye to him in 2013 but the ribbons are from our first show together in Saugerties NY.
I was about 14, on a cross country course, going at a cracking pace when I realized my horse was not absolutely on top of his game. Don’t get me wrong, he was sound and he was healthy he was just not quite in the tip top form he could be. We finished the course. Nothing went wrong. We placed well enough. Later the lightbulb moment happened. In the same way that I could have good days, brilliant days and not so good days my horse could have those days too. The question I asked myself was….when he is having a not so brilliant day how could I help him?
Losing the ability to win. The Human
I recently read an article on ESPN about Tiger Woods and how he lost the ability to win. It was a lengthy piece and began with the death of his father and moved…
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