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One Day out of My Life as a Horse Girl

one-day-blog With this blog I want to share one of my days with you. This way you get a look inside
Tuesday 14 February 2017: I woke up at 6 o'clock in the morning. Today is laundry day, which I started early because I need to dry my sheets before evening. There is a schedule and everybody has one day a week to do laundry. I planned to bring Jack and Spirit to the field below, near the beach. But when I got outside I saw a small yellow ...
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Why feed your horse Moringa?

Why feed your horse Moringa?
Moringa forest My daily task in taking care of the horses is to feed them moringa. Moringa, also called The Miracle Tree, really is a miracle. It's a very healthy plant that can be eaten by humans and animals alike and it's very easy to plant. Almost all of the parts of the tree are edible, raw or cooked. It contains an incredibly high dose of vita...
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Communication with horses

Communication with horses
Most of the time when people communicate with horses it's just one-way. People do speak but mostly fail to listen. When you want to accomplish something with your horse without force it's important that you understand each other. Communication is speaking and listening. Stina told me that it’s important to take time, wait and listen. Think about wh...
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Compassion

Compassion
I have been working with Stina and practicing "basic" exercises with her four horses: Jack, Spirit, Elena and Magic. Through this it has become more and more clear that there are just a few essentials to build up a real connection with horses. These are: lots of fun, be open minded, enjoy every single step, and be full of life. But the harder I try...
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Awareness

Horse-night-web When I met the horses I saw something I had never seen before.
I came to St. Vincent horse school because I wanted to learn how to develop a real connection with my horses. After just one week I have learned already so much! I have two miniature horses. Every day I spend lots of time with them to provide in their needs, but I'm missing something. The first lesson with Stina was all about social behaviour and p...
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