Outdoor riding with your horse is an activity that makes one vulnerable and brings joy. For instance, the fresh outdoor air gives relaxation of body and mind. Protecting against outside influences plays a role in the pleasure that outdoor riding gives. After all, there are more impressions to process during an outdoor ride. Also, some horses will be more sensitive to this than others.
In a society where everything seems to go fast, giving space to your horse and yourself is beneficial for the healing process. When there is too much pressure from yourself, you become hard on yourself and others. And it is precisely your/a horse that is a clear mirror in this. Think of a horse that bites, runs away from you when you want to take it out of the pasture, difficulties under the saddle.
The past few weeks I have been able to get acquainted with a herd of pregnant Sorraia mares. Three foals have already been born. There is a stallion who is allowed to cover the mares naturally. It is wonderful to observe how the communication between the mares and the stallion goes. The Sorraia horse is one of the indigenous horse breeds in Portugal and was only discovered in 1920 [...]
The heart is often depicted in the colour red. The red blood flowing through it is pumped around the body by the heart. Blood as a symbol of life force, it transports oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients and waste products through the veins. Essential for the functioning of the body, the heart as centre of the soul. The lungs play an important role in this, they are in close contact with the heart. [...]
You can find the symbolism and power of the horses in their appearance and behavior. Horses carry a deep wisdom inside them, a wisdom that goed beyond the physical world to the invisible world. They take you with them into the depth, to power and freedom, on a journey to this invisible world. History The horses have allowed being domesticated about 6,000 years ago. [...]
A couple has shetlanders that gave birth to three fillies last spring/summer. Unfortunately, all three foals have already passed away. The first two foals were born at night in the barn and found dead the next morning. Thus, it is unknown at what time they died. The third foal was born 2 months later in the pasture and lived for 4-5 weeks. It looked healthy until the last moment, in the morning ...