Ways in which your Horse is your Life Coach
If you're lucky enough to share your life with a horse, I suspect you be aware of the many ways your horse helps you on your personal journey of growth and self development.
Some of those ways are super simple as you will see from the list below, alternatively you may not have thought of the following as personal development tools given to you from your horse so they may come as a bit of a surprise:
Your Horse .....
Helps you focus on something NOW and takes your mind off everything else for a couple of hours - this brings you to the present moment where your mind can just be still.
Calms you down as you pet/brush him/her
Is Kissable any time (!!) - especially that super soft velvety part on the muzzle
Gives you the opportunity for being out in nature, and even weight lifting carrying buckets, hay bales etc (who needs a gym?)
Is a companion, a life long friend and confidente
Improves your fine motor skills doing up buckles and more
Builds self-awareness on physical, mental and emotional levels
Encourages life-long learning and humility
Helps you develop calm, leadership skills
Encourages congruent conversations
Creates confidence - I bet you have discovered you are doing things you never thought you could
Encourages responsibility (take care of your horse first)
Listens for as long as you need to talk
Pushes you past your fears enabling you to keep working on your personal bests
Teaches you to take feedback/advice from others
Develops your perseverance and the satisfaction of a job well done
Shares the natural world with you
Invites quietness and self reflection
Teaches body language and intuitive communication
Is the reason behind setting your lifelong dreams and goals - and helps you fulfill
How has your horse enriched your life and taught you something about yourself?