Category: quotes

  • The Eternal Quest of Dressage.

    The Eternal Quest of Dressage.

    Many years ago my daughter and I took lessons with a trainer who used to say that the important thing in dressage was to ” Control less and Create more ” At the time I didn’t really grasp this importance but now many hours and years of dressage riding later I understand how important this…

  • My word for 2023 is….

    My word for 2023 is….

    There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple. The philosophy is kindness.” – Dalai Lama Each New Year’s I choose a word to give me motivation and a goal for the coming year. I had started to think about this and had already…

  • My Friend has gone.

    My Friend has gone.

    I know that many of you read my post “Seize This Day” about my lifelong friend and our love of horses. I just heard this evening that she passed last night ( Friday December 9) in her sleep. I am so grateful that she passed peacefully. That is what I had prayed for.I would like…

  • Seize This Day!

    Seize This Day!

    It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now.” George Harrison I recently received some news that shocked me and reinforced the importance of living every day in the present moment. I have a friend who I have…

  • How can you join spines with a horse?

    How can you join spines with a horse?

    Riding looks as easy as sliding a boot into a stirrup and throwing a leg over the horses back. As simple as kick ’em and they go. The horse is a creature of habit and tolerance. It’s ride enough. But if the human rattle and bang of expectation will go quiet, there is a flash,…

  • Quote for Today.

    Quote for Today.

    Don’t be pushed by your problems, Be led by your dreams. Kelly Ann Rothaus. This quote is very appropriate for me at the moment. I must allow my dreams to lead me so I can enter at A and go down that centerline to salute the judge!

  • A Quote to Inspire

    A Quote to Inspire

  • Sing Anyway!

    Sing Anyway!