She knows communication is a two-way street and listens as often as she speaks.
She clearly reads your nonverbal body language.
She knows how to follow effectively but can also lead along with the best of them.
Because of Riding
She can weave through heavy traffic with the precision of knowing exactly which wheel is where in a given moment.
She knows just when to ask a little more and when she should back off.
She organizes her time effectively and multitasks like a pro!
She is a life-long learner.
Because of Showing
She can break down seemingly impossible responsibilities into small manageable steps.
She does her "homework" knowing that the extra effort usually pays off.
She perseveres especially when things get difficult.
Because of Horses
She knows when it's time to say goodbye.
What have horses taught you?
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