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- Creating one Mindful Connection at a Time -

Through stories from the field (and lessons from the heart) I’ll share practical ways to
 return to the present moment — in the pasture, in the barn, and in our everyday lives.
Here's to . . .  active listening + mindful communication!

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Early Morning Tune Up 

Posted by Nicole Birkholzer Tuesday, November 17, 2015 12:21:00 PM Categories: #1 S Be in the now Horses People

I got up earlier than usual today. The sun was just peeking over the mountains in the east when Scout and I went off to feed the horses and Sammy.


As every morning, Scout could not wait to get out the door. 
And, just like every morning

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The Beauty of Now 

Posted by Nicole Birkholzer Monday, November 16, 2015 8:55:00 AM Categories: #1 S Be in the now Horses MC Wheel

Cutter and OkieLong before Oprah loved and promoted  Eckhart  Tolle and his modern-day bible The Power of Now, our horses have been showing us quietly that now is definitely the place to be. Unlike their humans, they don’t miss, regret, and wonder about what was. Nor do they hope and wish and plan for what is to be

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She Takes My Breath Away... 

My horse Shana often takes my breath away.

She is so smart, so sensitive, so tuned-in and expressive.

Shana keeps me on my toes.

She is the energy balancer of our herd and always tells me when things are out of balance. ... read more



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