Energy

I do not know who is responsible for this quotation.  The information is very good.  It applies not only to horses, the energy we all have and share reaches across species. Vibrational energy is used in many healing modalities.  I use tuning forks and an ancient singing bowl.  The horses love listening to CD’s of…

“(S)he Has To Learn.”

  How many times has this statement been said and heard in our daily lives –  “(S)he has to learn.”? What does the statement mean?  Who has to learn? What has to be learned?  How does it have to be learned? Why does it have to be learned?  When does it have to be learned,…

Baron Slew

I am very grateful to have had such a generous and giving little horse.  I thank Graham Motion and Sue Kenny of Herringswell Stables at the Fair Hill Training Center. Unfortunately this post is an eulogy for my Brown Bare, Baron Slew.  We had to say “Good-bye” to him Monday 12 November 2018.  The day…

Ballast

Three of my personal horses are Thoroughbreds retired from racing, OTTB’s.  The horse pictured above is Ballast.  He spent about 8 years racing in 57 races; he is what is referred to as a War Horse.  One of his good fortunes was he ran on the turf.  Another is he began his racing career with…

Canine Body Work

I am thrilled to announce Hechter Equine Bodyworks is now offering bodywork for canines! My experience has shown”(wo)man’s best friend”, as well as humans, respond to different modalities of healing at different times. It is beneficial to have the ability to facilitate the healing of an issue in multiple ways, often during the same session….

Frustration

Frustration comes at many times in many shapes and forms.  It is said frustration is a form of anger, I can easily believe this. For me, frustration comes from not starting at the beginning and not understanding why  the result is not positive and often makes seemingly unrelated tasks have negative outcomes. Horses are very forgiving….