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Out of The Mouths of Babes!

With all the negativity and craziness that we have had to deal with this year, we thought we could take a moment to spread some light on some more “uplifiting” stories that we have experienced during our 14 years of this business. To begin this story I would like to give some background information to …

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The Horse Welfare Series

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We’re Supposed to Start Having Fun in 15 minutes!

Scheduling… its a bit of a toughie. Especially if you have more than one person dealing with it. Whenever I think of that one person in the office who is in charge of scheduling (or maybe should be), I think of Monica from friends. Bright, beautiful, organized and perhaps a little anal. THAT gets a …

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FOR THE HORSE – Featuring EAL Facilitator Tami Mahoney!

Featuring Tami Mahoney & Erin Eacrett from Stablestone Equine Leadership based out of Dry Gulch, BC. FOR THE HORSE is a series following stories of the horse human bond. Created by: Freeherd Visuals Music by: Au. Ra- “Grand Slam” Chris Haugen- “Tupelo Train” The Mini Vandels- “Perrywinkle” ELPHNT- “Oceans, Rivers, Canyons”

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Why people hate team building

Ok, this blog is taking a detour from my usual blogs. It isn’t based on a movie – instead, I came across this YouTube ad that made me kill myself laughing, but at the base of it, it is entirely accurate. You know that when you bring up “team building” to your team, in their …

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“That’s all you got, lady. Two wrong feet in f*$!ing ugly shoes.”

“That’s all you got, lady. Two wrong feet in f*$!ing ugly shoes.”Erin Brockovich – Never underestimate the power of passion. There is something to be said for the person who may not look the right part, may not even sound like the part, but has a passion for what they are doing and a work …

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Our Journey Around the World – Amsterdam & Denmark

Wowzers. What a trip. This was Equine Connection’s first time heading to Europe and boy oh boy, was it a trip to remember! We started the trip by heading to Amsterdam (The Netherlands/Holland) from Calgary with Kari, Karsyn and Karsyn’s husband, Ben. It was a beautiful flight and once we arrived we were taken downtown to as close as …

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“Naaaaaaaaants ingonyama bagithi Baba!!”

The Lion King You’re probably thinking with the Lion King I’m going to go with the predictable quote of the wise Rafiki, “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.” Nah that’s too easy; instead we are going to take a look at the mad leadership …

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A Life Changing Trip to Texas

Where to begin. We had the most incredible trip to Sutherland Springs, Texas. Our Certification Course was amazing, however, the people we met were absolutely life-changing. Our trip started out fantastic. We left cold, cold Calgary to head to warm, warm Texas. Kari and Karsyn were heading down to instruct the course.  Once we landed …

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Equine Welfare with Gayle Ecker @ Equine Guelph @ University of Guelph

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” ~Gandhi We welcome Gayle Ecker, from Equine Guelph to chat with us about Equine Welfare and the relevance of considering it from the equine’s perspective. Equine Guelph is the horse owner’s Centre at the University of …

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How to Maintain Equine Welfare on a Small Acreage w/ Jane Hemingway-Mohr @ Leading Edge Life Skills

How to Maintain Equine Welfare on a Small Acreage Looking after our equines physical well being when they don’t have the acres to roam and forage and act like horses can pose a challenge when you have limited space on an acreage. There’s the responsibilities of feeding them, good fencing, access to clean water, as …

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How to Build a Relationship Through Space With Our Horses w/ Mary Anderson @ Huckleberry Hollows

How to Build a Relationship Through Space With Our Horses We had an incredible interview with Mary Anderson, from Huckleberry Hollow, a Relational Horsemanship Specialist about understanding and becoming aware of space and how we can avoid imposing ourselves on our horses. One of the hugest things we can do for our horse is as …

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