When I was a little girl, my very best friend in the whole world was a little brown pony named JR. He was my best confidante, sure to keep all of my secrets as long as I fed him sugar, and carrots, and maybe a few apples. I can remember spending hours talking to him about everything from the cute boy who sat in front of me in class to the absolute unfairness of some silly thing I had to do, like clean up my room. (Sorry Momma!) I never realized he was asking me questions all the while!
A new book, Horse Speak, by Sharon Wilsie and Gretchen Vogel, tells us horses are asking us questions a lot and there are ways to practice and actually talk with our horses. “Many of us may try to be calm around horses as a general rule, but for the process of learning horse speak, it is essential.....