Celebrating Excellence

  Today we are celebrating excellence: “the quality of being outstanding or extremely good.” I believe our horses, our team members and our community partners are truly outstanding and extremely good at what they do. It’s why we are able to offer one-of-a-kind leadership development, team building and coaching experiences.  It’s also why I believe

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The Garden That Grew Her

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” — Audrey Hepburn How does your garden grow? I picture Leslie Bradford Scott’s garden full of resilient flowers that hang on to their colour without fading even when draught strikes. “Grow flowers in the desert. It’s a lot harder and there’s a lot less competition,” she

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Raven Love for Jody

Jody Raven is in my dreams this week. I see her smiling at me. Jody is and will always be a big part of my story with horses. I met Jody as an instructor when I was completing my FEEL™ (Facilitated Equine Experiential Learning) certificate in 2013. I respected and liked her communication and presentation

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When Community Calls…

When community calls for support, do you heed the call? Stephen Kylie does. Lawyer and community advocate Stephen Kylie was awarded the 2016 Business Citizen of the Year at the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Excellence Awards last year. Yesterday my day started with an opportunity to hear Kylie share his observation and

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The Art of Driving: 7 Things Harder’s Herd Taught Us About Leadership

I’ve always loved draft horses.  The Mane Intent herd includes two beautiful Clydesdales – Samson and Raven — who make a great team. My husband, Chris, and I recently had an opportunity to work with another wonderful team of ‘heavies’ at a Central Ontario Draft Horse Workshop hosted by Jackie and Owen Harder of Harder’s Heritage

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