For the past several decades, has your life been more about taking care of others than taking care of yourself while your dreams have gathered dust on long forgotten shelves?
Are you at that point in life when you've begun to wonder whether you'll ever find the courage to do all the things you wanted to do someday?
Offering horses as both metaphor and solution to the natural malaise that often rears its head just about the time we blow out that "midlife" birthday candle, this is the book that will help you ask (and answer), "What about my dreams?" and "Is it my turn yet?" and "If not now, when?" and best of all, "If now, how?"
Melinda Folse speaks to those women whose hearts yearn for reconnection at a time when life seems to have run its own course and childhood dreams of playing with horses are only a vague memory. She not only helps you rekindle the possibility of bringing a little equine energy into your life, she also takes you on a gentle journey of small steps to help your childhood passion become a reality.
This Happy Mouth Contoured Double-Jointed Eggbutt Bit is designed to promote bit acceptance and a soft mouth. Curved for comfort, the mouthpiece is covered in soft, flexible apple-scented plastic. The double joint and center link allow it to lie smoothly across the tongue while Eggbutt cheeks help provide stability.
The Ovation® Stretch Cord Running Attachment with stretchable forks for just enough give.
A Replacement RTF Button for Circuit Rotate-to-Fit Saddles.
The E.A. Mattes Asymmetric Slim-Line Long Girth with Detachable Cover is shaped to eliminate girth gall by providing more space behind the horse's elbows. This Mattes girth is ideal for horses with conformations where the shoulder, elbow and girth position are in line. This conformation typically causes girth rubs.
The Professional's Choice® VenTech™ Fleece Combo Girth promotes cooling airflow with a removable strip of VenTech material next to your horse's skin. Synthetic fleece adds to your horse's comfort. This unique girth has elastic at both ends, stainless steel roller buckles and a center D-ring.
Premium quality Wellington reins are an excellent match to Wellington bridles. Beautifully crafted for long wear and an attractive look.
The Carl Hester Rolled Weymouth combines a stylish look with performance and horse comfort. This double bridle features a contoured, wide, padded crown that reduces pressure at the ears and poll. The noseband is shaped to avoid interference with the bits. Rolled details and patent leather accents offer distinctive yet classic style. Includes two sets of reins.
This Professional's Choice® VenTECH™ Anatomic Girth combines high-quality French leather with VenTECH technology—a great blend of tradition and technology. This classic-looking, shaped girth offers horse comfort with a lightweight, breathable, washable VenTECH liner that allows heat and moisture to escape for cool, dry comfort underneath.
The Ovation® Sheepskin Padded Elastic Breastplate is adjustable at the girth, shoulders and saddle dee attachments. Comfort features for the horse include a sheepskin yoke lining, padded wither strap and elastic inserts at the shoulders for freedom of motion. This padded breastplate comes with a removable running attachment.