Welcome to the herd, Sophie! Sophie joined the Sheriff Horsemanship herd on October 16, 2022. She is a molly (female) mule in her late teens and she has quite an impressive resume! Prior to joining the Sheriff Horsemanship herd, Sophie was used as a riding and pack mule for big-game hunters in Colorado. Sophie has … Continue reading Meet Sophie!
Author: Rebecca Sheriff
Building a Trail Horse & The Power of Trust
My mind tends to wander when I’m on the back of a good horse walking down the trail. I’m in awe of the beauty around me and thankful for the good people behind me as we explore the mountains of central Colorado. But going for a trail ride is hardly a simple goal for a … Continue reading Building a Trail Horse & The Power of Trust
Overcoming our instincts
I read a post recently by Rudy Horsemanship that talked about how we ask our horses to overcome their instincts every time we interact with them. And yet, people often find it incredibly challenging to overcome their own instincts. What instincts could those be? Think about when your horse spooks on the trail and your … Continue reading Overcoming our instincts
Horses as Teachers
The mission of Sheriff Horsemanship is to develop people through experiential horsemanship programs in a faith-based outdoor environment, all for the glory of God. Without the power of our equine partnerships, this mission would be impossible. There are nearly as many terms for this style of teaching and learning as there are breeds of horses, … Continue reading Horses as Teachers