New Partnership with SAFE Horse Rescue

New Partnership with SAFE Horse Rescue

It’s been a busy summer for Leadership with Horses. Perhaps what I’m most excited about this summer is our new partnership with Save a Forgotten Equine (SAFE). Nine times out of ten, a horse ends up in rescue, not because of something they’ve done. They’re there... Read more
Experience vs. Effectiveness

Experience vs. Effectiveness

Like most coaches, I have a coach. In fact, I have several. One of them is my riding instructor, Siggi. Almost every time I work with Cato, my Anglo Arabian, under her keen eye, I learn something that translates directly into the leadership arena. Cato and I practice... Read more
It’s Spring:  Time To Shed Our Resistance

It’s Spring: Time To Shed Our Resistance

My horses are starting to shed out their winter coats, a sure sign that spring is around the corner. Which reminds me of last year, when I treated myself to an at liberty immersion experience with Leslie Nichols, who’s based outside of Phoenix, Arizona. I was looking... Read more
Sometimes You Need to Go Slow, to Go Fast

Sometimes You Need to Go Slow, to Go Fast

Cato was a gift, although I didn’t know that for a long time.  After two years of searching for the perfect endurance horse, I discovered Cato in the foothills of the Bitterroot Mountains. He came from a herd owned by one of America’s  top ten endurance... Read more
The Teaching Power of Horses

The Teaching Power of Horses

Steve Cooper, CEO of TrueBlue, had planned a three day offsite retreat at Willows Lodge when he discovered the option to do a leadership workshop with horses.  He was eight months into the re‐branding of his company, pulling several individual companies under one... Read more
Horses Help Bring a Medical Team Together

Horses Help Bring a Medical Team Together

After working with Amanda on a governance retreat, I asked her to put together a team building and leadership session with horses. I had a fractured team, made up of both old and new staff members.  They just weren’t jelling. I had recently hired a new medical... Read more
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