A Learner's Journey

#63 Dealing with Comparison and Judgement

Have you ever experienced someone judging you because of who you study with? Have you ever judged others?

How about compared yourself to someone else and ended up feeling crummy?

Me too- to all of the above

We’re human- judgement and comparison are actions our brain takes automatically-...

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#62 Ross Jacobs on the Limits of Lateral Flexion and Lessons from a Finnish farmer

It was a delight to talk with Ross Jacobs, a gifted horseman and dedicated clinician based in Australia. His background as a medical researcher brought critical thinking and experimentation to his horsemanship. In this conversation we explore a wide range of topics including the limits of lateral...

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#61 Adjusting to Fit the Situation

Have you ever realized that a skill you possess in one area of your life actually came from something you did in your past?

I think we all have realized time and time again that the discoveries we make with our horses, the changes that happen within us, show up in other areas. But it also happens...

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#60 Beth Moran on Equine Trail Sports- what it is, who it's for and how to get started

Beth Moran is the Director of Events for Equine Trail Sports. In our interview she shares more about the sport, who it's for and how to get started with it. 

Due to a mystery I haven't been able to figure out yet, the video had some serious glitches so this interview is available to listen...

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#59 Preventing My Wreck

It's been almost 2 years since the wreck that changed the trajectory of my life. I'm grateful for most of those changes now. It's what catapulted me into a new journey of learning and led to a new purpose in life: shining a light on other horse professionals and bringing their work to you,...

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#58 Linda Parelli on Setting Boundaries and Choosing Happiness

Linda is one of the most inspirational people I've ever met. It's the one year anniversary of A Learner's Journey podcast and she's joining me for a second time (you can find a link to our first interview below). In this conversation we dive into a variety of topics, including the importance of...

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#57 Spooking on the Trail: A Sneak Peek into Tom Moates' New Book

Tom Moates generously shared a chapter out of his new book, Mane Thoughts: Essays on Horsemanship, with us. The chapter gives a wealth of insight into handling spooks out on the trail.

You can download the chapter here.

You can order Tom's new book here. 

If you haven't had a chance to...

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#56 A Conversation with Tom Moates on Changing a Horse's Thought

Tom is an award winning equestrian journalist and author. His work is regularly featured in Western Horseman, Equus and Eclectic Horseman magazines. In this conversation we delve into the lessons he's learned from master horseman, Harry Whitney. The importance of having our horse's mind with us...

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#55 Practice Being Pleased

Back in 2016, I hosted a clinic with Carol Coppinger, 6* Parelli Instructor, in Olympia, Washington. I had never seen her teach but had had a wonderful conversation with her when we were both at the Parelli ranch in Pagosa Springs, Colorado and I asked her if she'd be willing to come and teach in...

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#54 A Conversation with Russell Higgins on Trailer Loading and Turning your Can'ts into How's

Russell Higgins is a gifted horseman who has been teaching people and starting horses since 1999. In this conversation we dive into trailer loading, an injury that almost cost him his riding career and how to turn your can'ts into how's.

Listen to the Podcast here OR anywhere you like to listen...

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#53 Divided Attention

I was raised to look people in the eye when they're talking to you. I had wonderful role models of active listening- listening from a place of curiosity and engagement. My gramma and my mom both provided this for me. When I was telling them one of my RIVETING childhood stories, I felt like I was...

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#52 Warwick Schiller Part 2: Brene Brown, Milk & Eggs and the 4 Channels of Awareness

In Part 2, Warwick shares about how Brene Brown has impacted his life and what the 4 Channels of Awareness are and how they can improve your horsemanship.

Watch this interview on Youtube 

 

Listen to this interview here OR anywhere you listen to podcasts by searching for A Learner's...

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