A Learner's Journey

#69 Learning is Like a Snow Globe

The image of a snow globe has been on my mind lately. It is the perfect representation of my learning journey over the past couple of years. Maybe you’ll relate to this too.

Sometimes it can feel like all we’ve known has been shaken up and is swirling around without a place to land....

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#68 Reflections on the Sweet Spot

In September and October of this year (2022) I shook hands with opportunity and am changed because of it.

I spent 10 days learning with a humble horseman named Harry Whitney. The only reason I got to do this is because of a little fuzzy horse named Suede and another humble horseman named Charley...

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#67 Erin Sauer on Winning Your Horse's Heart through Bodywork

In this episode of A Learner's Journey podcast I interview Erin Sauer of Elite Equine Massage LAMP. Erin has been a licensed massage practitioner for over a decade. She loves sharing her passion with her clients and has developed a fabulous set of exercises any horse owner can learn to strengthen...

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#66 The Cantering Conundrum

When you hear the word "canter" what comes to mind? 

White sand beaches and wind in your hair- arms outstretched?

Fun? 

Or... nervousness over what your horse will do this time?

Frustration with the amount of work you need to put in and the tiny return you get from your horse?

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#65 After the Race- Catching up with Lena Haug

Lena is one of life's great adventurers. Join me as I visit with her after her fascinating experience riding in the world's longest horse race- the Mongol Derby.

Watch the interview with Lena here

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Check out the first interview with Lena here 

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#64 Reframing Frustration: A Refocus Episode with Lillan Rome

In this episode, I'm doing something a little different and revisiting a clip from a past interview with Lillan Rome. I love this clip because it gives us a new way to look at the role frustration can play in our horsemanship journey.

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#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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