Often when it comes to partnership we consider only the benefit that we get out of the relationship.
In actuality, partnership is about both parties not only holding up in their responsibilities but stepping up and filling in the gaps when someone isn’t able to bring their half to the table.
This is also how we build a partnership Horse -- by filling in the gaps when they’re unsure or struggling with what is being asked or the situation at hand.
We spend many years in this phase -- support, filling in, breaking things down, explaining, and when done with compassion, kindness and empathy, our horses grow into amazing partners that trust us, and that we can trust.
I have a broken collarbone at the moment, and while I have had a few weeks off I am back at work teaching with Boogie. I can lead her, load her and ride her with one arm, and more importantly during demonstrations I can call on her to fill in the gaps for me, as I’m not bringing what I usually do to the table.
This is partnership
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