January 1st of the New Year…the dreaded day for all of us who dream of a healthier and more fit lifestyle. So many new year resolutions are to either lose weight or get fit. Today we get a double whammy because not only is it the 1st of […]
“If the art were not so difficult we would have plenty of good riders and excellently ridden horses, but as it is the art requires, in addition to everything else, character traits that are not combined in everyone: inexhaustible patience, firm perseverance under stress, courage combined with quiet […]
Two-Day Inca Trail – Part Five Arriving to Machu Picchu.
Two Day Inca Trail – Part Four Arriving to Winay Huayna.
Two-Day Inca Trail – Part Three Heading up to Winay Wayna.
Two-Day Inca Trail – Part Two – Starting on the Trail.
Two-Day Inca Trail Trek – Part One Getting to the Trail Head.
In planning for my trip to Peru in May, 2012 and trek on the Inca Trail, being fit is essential. It’s difficult to know where to start when trying to establish a training program. Sure, I could always hire a personal trainer to guide me, but that gets […]
In writing Hoofbeats, I’m finding it interesting how I intend to talk about one thing, but the words seem to flow in a different direction. Yesterday I really wanted to start talking about fear. However, I realized that without patience and kindness, there is no hope to overcome […]
One thing that I’ve learned in the world of being an Equestrian, is that nothing happens quickly. There are so many wonderful personal attributes that can be developed while learning to work with a horse. First and foremost, patience and kindness is the core of all interactions, whether it be […]