Michele Ripley's Blog (2)


Sometimes all the planets align and everything falls perfectly into place. Such was the weekend of the Chris Austin Best of Both Worlds clinic. The weather was amazing. The instruction was exceptional. The facility was outstanding. The attendees were remarkable. The improvement was measurable. Specific lecture parts of the clinic were followed by serendipitous examples of behavior from the horses to prove Chris’s points! Since this event wasn’t a fundraiser, the costs were kept as low as…


Added by Michele Ripley on May 18, 2015 at 3:03pm — 3 Comments

Lessons from a Peruvian Horse

PHW asked what Peruvian Horses have taught us... here's my Mom's story.

Several years ago, my mom was in a horrific tractor accident. Not a fancy, new tractor with safety features. Not for Mom. She had a 1948 Ford 8N antique tractor she just loved. She was back-blading her manure pile in the winter. Most of it was frozen. (It was 30 below zero when she was working.) But some of it was warm and soft. She hit a soft section when she was going backwards up the pile. The tractor tipped…


Added by Michele Ripley on August 26, 2014 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

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