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Train Your Own Horse with Stacy Westfall

Jan 26, 2022

A listener asks about how to prepare her 4 year old for his first big horse show.
Topics discussed when answering include:  

  • how to prep depending on the result you’re after (big show or first show),
  • the importance of understanding your horses default (naturally steady, naturally skeptical),
  • knowing the training...

Jan 19, 2022

Obstacles can become stepping stones to your dreams!
In this podcast I’ll discuss; Why people avoid setting goals or quit, the role of dreams, dealing with the obstacle you know…and the obstacles you don’t.
As a bonus, I also share how to make more theoretical the goal’s like ‘gain confidence’ into...

Jan 12, 2022

Does it ever feel like the more you learn-the further you are from arriving?
This week I read, Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long Term Fulfillment by George Leonard. In this podcast, I read five passages and explain how I see them show up in the journey with horses. This totally explains why my recent goal setting...

Jan 5, 2022

I love that I sound like a bit of a mess in this episode.
This year I’m setting a goal that is hard to measure and even a bit of a challenge to put into words. I do a lot of journaling but this subject had me a bit stuck which is my clue that I need a little help from a friend.
In this episode you’ll hear Suzi help...

Dec 29, 2021

Do you pause each year to reflect back on the things you did…or didn’t…accomplish?

In this conversation my good friend Suzi Vlietstra helps me do just that. As you listen, I hope you reflect and can hear how we are cleaning up our thinking before starting the next. I find that bouncing ideas off a good friend, or...