I am typically an impatient person who is so strapped for time. I often find myself rushing through life from one thing to the next, always concerned about getting where I’m going. Where I consciously make an effort to slow things down and enjoy the journey is when I’m working with horses. You have to remember to pay attention to the small things and reward your horse for making even the smallest of improvements. A very well-known trainer who I follow says, “If you improve your horse 1% a day, then in 100 days you’ll have 100% better horse.” As humans in this technologically advanced world, with the idea of instant gratification at the forefront of our minds, we often forget that goals are not reached over night. We get frustrated over not reaching our goals fast enough and, it is easy to fall victim to feeling like a failure and giving up. We must remember that small improvements over time can lead to big results for the future.
I am a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), who has taken my knowledge in Applied Behavior Analysis, and the methodology of expert horse trainers, to create an Equine training program that is anything but average. Working with my own horses has led me to discover my passion for not just training horses, but practicing quality horsemanship. For the best interest of the horses, I hope to spread this interest in quality horsemanship.