“She just doesn’t seem happy,” my friend said, somewhat exasperated. “She’s cranky when I get her out of her stall, she’s cranky in the arena, it just hasn’t been fun riding lately.” These were the symptoms of a fellow rider’s horse problems. Sarah Williams weighs in on how she helped her friend fix her horse’s problems.
What can we do in these cases where we want to turn “All the Wrong Moves” into “All the Right Moves”? Sarah Williams explores the whys and hows of getting out of an equestrian slump.
We learn about horses, learn to be around horses, learn to ride and we get to that comfortable point where our knowledge seems like “enough”. Can we teach an old rider new tricks? Sarah Williams gets several riders to chime in on how they tackled new equestrian pursuits.
“I can honestly say that in the grand scheme of things, my horse has never really let me down, and I hope that if she could speak, she would say the same thing about me.” Sarah Williams reflects on the “friendship” she has with her horse.
When you have a major life change, it’s easy to fall into a depression about not being able to do the things that you used to do. You get to the point where you almost want to say, “forget it all”. Sarah Williams shares her story as she comes out on the other side of a major life change and keeps horses in her life.