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North Lawrence, New York, United States
I can be described as lover of life, an animal lover, and lover of education. I am constantly striving for knowledge and learning opportunities. I've been around horses my entire life. I enjoy working with horses and their human partners through natural horsemanship philosophies, natural balance bare foot hoof care, reiki, red-light therapy, essential oils, aromatherapy, crystal healing, chromotherapy, flower essences, and more. I am a Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master Teacher who offers treatments for people, horses, dogs, cats, and other creatures great and small. I also teach Reiki classes for those interested in learning how to treat themselves, their loved ones, and even their animals! Natural Horse Lover Farm is located in Northern New York between the St. Lawrence River and Adirondack Mountains. Heaven on Earth. naturalhorseloverfarm.com

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Total Undemanding Time Today

TOTAL undemanding time today--I really mean it!! LOL I went in the arena, Wilbur was already there. He and I met up (he came over to me) and I happened to have a few apple treat cookies in my pocket. I gave him scratches and cookies. He then left. I walked over to the new gate (Rick put up for me today--he has also redone the fencing--more photos later) and I turned around and Wilbur was there. I had no more treats but lots of rubbing and scratching. He stuck around. Then, Fosse, Whiskey, and Mini-Me (Rick is now calling him "Hippie" because of his huge mane), came down the mountain to check things out. I got some more treats andjust scratched them and gave them treats--even the mini was interested (a first). I then left the arena and got their dinners ready. I started feeding them Purina Ultium http://www.ultium.com/ (My friend Clare also feeds it and her horses look great.) and apparently they really love it. (I also got new hay--we have had some major nutrition issues in the last several weeks.) Anyhow, I yelled down for them to run up the hill and they all were bucking, jumping, and galloping up to me with happy whinnies!!! (They usually just walk or trot up. We do plan to put in 4 tie posts in the arena to start feeding there but for now, they have their own trees.) It was so cool, they seemed engaged with me. I really think they loved to treats but, it seemed like more than that kept their interest. (By the way, they all finished their dinners too, I may finally have a yummy, nutritional hit!)

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