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Train Your Own Horse with Stacy Westfall

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...

Dec 22, 2021

I think there can be a magical dance between dreaming and doing.

In this podcast I discuss:

  • dreaming and the nuts-and-bolts of training
  • why it looks like some trainers don’t like horses
  • how to make progress when you aren’t sure exactly what you want to do with your horse
  • the idea that all disciplines share the same...

Dec 15, 2021

The phrase “I don’t know how...” is often said with a sense of defeat but it can also be freeing. ‘I don’t know how…but I’m going for it anyway.’
What if it means you are ready to learn?
If you do decide to go for it…you’ll likely experience 'want', as in wanting it.
‘Want’ can be uncomfortable...

Dec 8, 2021

Choosing a yearly theme is a great way to guide your brain in a new direction. Unlike specific goals, themes are there as a guiding principal. A theme is broad and is often something that will cross several areas of your life.
Themes are also more flexible in nature because they are here to increase your awareness,...

Dec 1, 2021

What would happen if you got in the habit of surprising yourself with what you are capable of?
What if the SIDE EFFECT of your measurable goals…is who you want to become? What if confidence is a byproduct?

1- pick something that excites you and scares you a little
2-decide why you want to do it
3- decide why you...