The office today. Wonderful to be able to sit outside, in the sunshine, surrounded by happy horses. That’s Amore!
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The new horse stood and ate in the corner in his new box. I could sense he was very relaxed when I peaked in to him. He looked at me with his curious eyes.
The horses brought my anxiety level down very quickly. I could breath slower, and it was like I felt my thoughts became clearer. Could that really be possible?
I had been sent to the farm by my psychologist. She told me I needed to surround myself with animals in my recovery program, not only talking and eating medication. Animals, and especially horses and dogs, had shown amazing results in clients recovery. And what was even better, the clients continued with animals long after they had been healed. It was like an enormous thankfulness, and the feeling of being accepted, not judged, covered in thick unconditional love, and patiences. The therapy horses were indeed perfect therapists.
I longed to get to the stable and brush them and even talk to them. Today there was a new horse. When I walked into ‘his’ home I made sure I felt respectfulness and gratitude towards him. I had learned from the owner, that I shouldn’t worry about anything else, only to be aware of my thoughts. The translation into energy would work itself and the horses would pick it up. The horses would react on what I did, and felt inside. The horses would also teach me boundaries, a good lesson I could bring back to the outside life.
The owner told me she could communicate with animals. Something I wasn’t sure was possible.
She shared what her first horse hade taught her. Yes, she was a strong believer the horses were her teachers, not opposite.
“I am not only listening to your words. I listen to your use of words, the tone, and even your body language. Your eyes, your face expressions. I can even hear everything you don’t say.”
For many years now have I been rescuing all kind of Animals.
I know how it feels not being heard, while in pain.
I know how it feels not being seen, while in pain.
I know how it feels when you seek help and you hear, “so sorry, but we cannot help you! We do not have the resources.”
I know how it feels when you tell your story, over and over and over again. You open door after door, and everything feels right then hopeless.
You want to scream!
You want to cry!
You want to walk away, and never tell anyone your story again.
I have seen the worst neglected animals you possible can imagine. I have brought them with me without thinking or planning.
Hundreds of dogs, and some horses. People has said, “no they are too damage to save!”
Months later, they are astonishing beautiful!
I am so proud over them.
And I am learning through them.
You are not invisible. Please Keep walking, and there will be that one person, which will know and dare to help you.
Since 1999 have I been in the Animal Rescue Life of Living.
Oregon I rescued thanks to Tracey Kleber big support. We got four other Rescue Horses that we brought back to feeling alive again. Feeling appreciated and loved.
At the same time they are giving me back so much more. They also not only appreciates me, loves me, making me feel alive again, they teach me to be in the moment.
So, my question is, who rescued who?
Does it matter?
Picture from dear friend Kathrin Gralla
This is my pack!
Every early morning are they gathering together in my office to attend our meditation.
It’s an amazing and powerful feeling, when they also”lower” themselves into a pleasant deep meditation.
Occasionally, I hear one of my Seniors snore peacefully in the background. That is a wonderful heartwarming sound to hear.
After twenty minutes mostly of us do the stretch, then breakfast. What a great way to start the day!
I love my pack of “mini Buddhist” as I have always called them.
This is beautiful Julia, a former Polo horse we truly would like to give a wonderful retirement too.
She is 16 years old and have worked so hard teaching us people about the sport.
Julia has been there every day. Now we would like to give thanks back.
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The sun brings out the kisses.
Amazing warm weather, finally. Many of us walked our horses in the sun, some rode out.
It was wonderful both for kids and rescue horses.
The sun sure brings out the love inside of us.
They are both former riding school horses from the same place (24 and 26 years old.)
The palomino I picked up in October 2017 and the brown two weeks ago, brought to the same place.
Hello old Friend ❤️