[:fr]I was looking for a a person to help me help my horse. How do you look for someone that is not a horse trainer but a horse educator. I knew the problem was not my horse it was me. The second worse thing that I could image was going on between my mare and I. I was afraid of my horse. Over 40 years around horses and this one sacred me. One day I watched Walter with a mare that had issues, I felt the connection, I felt the merging, I felt the love between Walter and this mare and that day I knew Walter was the one for Belle and I. In the brief time that we have been working together Walter has taught me how to be Belle's leader, how to earn her respect, how to trust not only her but myself. He has never said Oh, you have nothing to be afraid, he has worked with me to gain confidence on a daily basis. He has praised me for my courage. His teachings are simple, his teachings are equine, his insight with the horse is amazing. After he leaves I can take his wisdom and apply it to my myself and my horses. I can build a union with my horses because of Walters teachings. Walter is not a horse trainer, he is so much more. I haven't yet found the words to label what he does, but maybe that is as it should be. All I know is that I am a better caretaker for my horses and myself because Walter is in our lives.[:en]I was looking for a person to help me help my horse. How do you look for someone that is not a horse trainer but a horse educator. I knew the problem was not my horse it was me. The second worse thing that I could image was going on between my mare and I. I was afraid of my horse. Over 40 years around horses and this one sacred me. One day I watched Walter with a mare that had issues, I felt the connection, I felt the merging, I felt the love between Walter and this mare and that day I knew Walter was the one for Belle and I. In the brief time that we have been working together Walter has taught me how to be Belle's leader, how to earn her respect, how to trust not only her but myself. He has never said Oh, you have nothing to be afraid, he has worked with me to gain confidence on a daily basis. He has praised me for my courage. His teachings are simple, his teachings are equine, his insight with the horse is amazing. After he leaves I can take his wisdom and apply it to my myself and my horses. I can build a union with my horses because of Walters teachings. Walter is not a horse trainer, he is so much more. I haven't yet found the words to label what he does, but maybe that is as it should be. All I know is that I am a better caretaker for my horses and myself because Walter is in our lives.[:]
Terri Foley. Phoenix, AZ,