Jessica Creek

Posts by Jessica Creek

Knowing Yourself

When we look around at all that’s available to us in the horse world, we find the equestrian industry loaded with easy access to massive amounts of information. How do we know what is quality information and of value for us and the horse? I found for many years I had my hand out waiting for
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Feeling The Answer

  A life lesson was taught to me when I worked with Ben Quinters a local horse trainer as an apprentice starting Colts and working with problem horses. I found every horse struggling at the same point of a trail that Ben and I often rode. There was an old farm house at this juncture
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Calling Myself Home

  Reflection I can no longer Be confused I can no longer turn Away I need me to Fallow the calling By going inside you I hold me Closer To my own pain That high note From the heavens I thought it was An angel Now I realize Its my own voice Calling myself Home
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Birth of An Artistic Voice

Life’s colors meld and merge Ice cold memories melt and purge Stepping inward hours to years Flood with healing tender tears Its wasn’t the loyalty or even the crowd It wasn’t the belief not allowed It was a message delivered and found When life tossed me hard upon cruel ground I felt the soil I
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Stillness

    Being  calm, quiet, and trusting is what stills my mind and allows me to see and feel the expression of the horse.  For me it’s practicing self care before I ever approach an equine. A decent nights rest, a warm breakfast along with morning meditation or prayer, all create a space for life’s
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Reflections on Equestrian Art by Nuno Oliveira

Reflections on Equestrian Art by Nuno Oliveira Click on book cover to go to the Eclectic Horseman Mercantile for purchase.     Oliveira Reflections on Equestrian Art was first published in France, 1964, at the request of some of Maestro Oliveira’s pupils. It was translated into English in 1976 by Phyllis Field. Since then, Nuno
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True Unity by Tom Dorrance

True Unity by Tom Dorrance Click on book cover to go to the Eclectic Horseman for Purchase Tom Dorrance has been referred to as the “horse’s lawyer. “Tom gives the horse credit for his knowledge of a horse’s feelings and problems. He says, “What I know about the horse I learned from the horse.” Now,
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Accessing Expression

I often missed seeing the context in which I experienced and shaped how I related to the horse. I did not realize how my background influenced and created blind spots in my present life. I did not understand I was accessing my interpretation of the horse and its actions through a lens of human unconsciousness.
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Eclectic Horseman Magazine Subscription

    Eclectic Horseman Magazine Subscription Click on magazine cover to go straight to EHM site.  You’ve just found Eclectic Horseman, the bi-monthly magazine dedicated to educating horse owners of all skill levels and disciplines. Eclectic Horseman is filled with solid information for horse owners of every skill level and takes a balanced approach to
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Reflections on Equestrian Art by Nuno Oliveira

#4 Reflections on Equestrian Art by Nuno Oliveira Click on book cover to go to the Eclectic Horseman Mercantile for purchase.  Oliveira Reflections on Equestrian Art was first published in France, 1964, at the request of some of Maestro Oliveira’s pupils. It was translated into English in 1976 by Phyllis Field. Since then, Nuno Oliveira
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