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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Are We In a Coping Crisis?

Dr. Bill Howatt thinks so. I had an opportunity to hear Dr. Howatt’s presentation called ‘The Coping Crisis: Building Psychologically Safe Workplaces’ at the Tema Conter Conference on Mental Health held earlier this year. He is the Chief Researcher and Development Officer for Workforce Productivity at Morneau Shepell, with more than 25 years of experience in

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