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. 121 Visits with Lester Buckley – Defining and Encouraging Straightness By Tom Moates Straightness is at the core of Lester’s riding; in this article he shares insight on why straightness is important and offers some ideas on how to develop it with your horse. Legacy of Horsemanship – Some History Behind […]