Being Mindful in and out of the Saddle

Written by Jec Ballou Sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with Zen monks for a week last fall made me believe that a rider’s ultimate responsibility is to give up her ego. Human beings carry so much around—stress, thoughts, emotional pain, responsibilities—that we lose clarity in moment-to-moment living. This blocks our ability to genuinely “let go” in our lives, […]

Inside Eclectic Horseman Magazine

Eclectic Horseman Issue No. 116 How to Avoid a Horse Mis-match—A Round Table with Buck Brannaman, Alicia Landman, Missy Fladland, Mindy Bower and Kristin Jacob By Tom Moates Helpful hints and great advice on avoiding a new horse mismatch. New Zealand Mecates Story and Photos by Kerensa Clark Artist Ilana Cheiban discusses her childhood love […]