Look Up: Look where you want to go.

Look Up: Look where you want to go.

I’m headed to West Virginia to ride with a cow horse trainer, and I already know I’ll hear him say, “Look up, look where you want to go,” at least once. Realistically, it is kind of impossible to convince a horse and cow to go where you want them to if you aren’t...
The Key to Success?

The Key to Success?

Growing up in a family that didn’t have a lot of money for extras is a big part of what has driven Heather Peters throughout her wildly successful HR career. When making decisions that impact people, she doesn’t forget what it felt like when an employer raised...
The Power of Soak Time

The Power of Soak Time

Horse trainers often talk about giving horses “soak time” or “dwell time.” The pause offers the horse an opportunity to process the lesson and usually the horse licks and chews.” For years, much of the evidence was based on trainers’ anecdotal observations...