Knowledge and Equestrian Teachers.

Knowledge is a school thing: it is life made abstract; it’s experiences made theoretical; and it’s teachers being the knowing ones and students the note-taking ones. Knowledge gained over time, in work, in life situations, in families or elsewhere, is hardly even categorized as knowledge academically. Knowledge accepted by academics is mostly learning formal concepts….

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….

2017 – Fifty, Fat and Finished…or..

Fifty, Fit and Fantastic? Starting the new year, I realized I am going into my fiftieth year and I had to make some new decisions to be better fit for riding. The first one was to shred some weight that had sneaked on in 2016 and the second was to once again exercise my riding…

Katariina’s blog – Equine Insanity

  I used to read Little Love’s stories and enjoyed them a lot. The other day, I reconnected with Katariina as I came across a new blog she had just written. I would like to share it with  you and hope you enjoy Katariina’s writings it as much as I do!   Katariina: “I remember when…

Going beyond second chances with Elena

It is amazing how a nice experience can change your perspective about things, persons or, in this case, animals. As I shared in my last blog entrance about second chances with horses, it is wonderful how feelings can change in such a positive way. I was not scared anymore about getting close to these medieval…

Elena’s Dance of Joy

Dancing and moving with rhythm is good, healthy and fun! There are many ways of dancing, from disco dance floor to barn dancing and dancing in the garden with horses. Dance has always been a part of our culture, rituals and celebrations. Today, a lot of dancing is about recreation and self-expression, although it can…

Grace happens when we act with others on behalf of our world.

Lessons for Life. How horses changed my life.  Seven months and two weeks. Traveling is always a big education and has the power to change you as a person if you let it, at least from what I have experienced. However, staying in a place together with people­ who want to change the world, learn…

Letting go of ambitions

Dear all, Thank you for reading this blog. I write this blog to share a kinder way of being with horses. Being with horses is just good for the horse and yourself. It can help you reconnect to all living things. Being together with horses is not a specific method. It opens our own understanding and…