One Day out of My Life as a Working Student

With this blog I want to share one of my days with you. This way you get a look inside. Tuesday 14 February 2017: I woke up at 6 o’clock in the morning. Today is laundry day, which I started early because I need to dry my sheets before evening. There is a schedule and…

Are you listening?

Once you experience that you can “talk” to horses like you talk to people, a new chapter opens on your journey to live, be and work with horses. In this process you will ponder the question on how to listen to horses, what is there to listen to, what to look for and how to notice what…

Treats and Pecking Order

When I first rescued the herd in 2007, I did not use treats. The reason is that I wanted to be sure that when the horses finally would choose my company they would come because they felt good in my company. I also wanted my horses to respond as they would with a lead horse…

Michelle: Horses are my dance of life

I have been working with Stina and practicing “basic” exercises with her four horses: Jack, Spirit, Elena and Magic. Through this it has become more and more clear that there are just a few essentials to build up a real connection with horses. These are: lots of fun, be open minded, enjoy every single step,…

The return of Gaia

Heart connections are forever. Yesterday I meet Gaia after 4 years. She was stolen from our center in 2012. When I saw her I called her, she called me. It was very beautiful and touching. Even though she lost some body weight she had not lost her beautiful mind and spirit. I will soon share…

When I meet the horses I saw something I had never seen before

Awareness. I came to St. Vincent horse school because I want to learn how to develop a real connection with my horses. After just one week I have learned already so much! I have two miniature horses. Every day I spend lots of time with them to provide in their needs, but I’m missing something….