My dad let me use my college fund to buy a horse when I was 11. I commend him for that decision, even though, much to his chagrin, one horse led to two, and before I knew it I had a barn full. While I’ve had many amazing mentors in my life, I’ve always said that my best teachers were my horses. Their lesson plans consisted of a silent conversation between species. In that space between my world and theirs, I learned about relating to an other with an ancient language, one in which rapport, communication, boundaries, and emotional congruence created safety and trust.
Trust and respect were the foundation of our work together. With an ever-increasing awareness of each other, there was ease at play in the space between and a refined communication….Read entire article here:https://onbeing.org/blog/ali-schultz-the-space-between-us-is-a-creative-possibility/#.Wea0_6bKQds.facebook