The Horsey Life

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Because it’s never just about the riding

I Get You & I’m Here to Help

Hi, my name is Penny Hawes, The Horsey Life Coach.  I’ve been a trainer, instructor and coach for over 40 years, and I created The Horsey Life blog, courses, and coaching programs to help horsewomen ditch the guilt, anxiety, and lack of confidence so they can become the owner their horse deserves. 

If you long to develop a better understanding of your horse, become more confident, and improve the overall quality of your Horsey Life, you’ve come to the right place. I am committed to providing you insights, information, and exercises to help you learn about your horse, your life, and yourself.

Over decades of teaching, I’ve developed the ability to help my students identify stumbling blocks, in the barn and beyond, and find new and creative ways to get to the root of what’s going on.

What I’ve learned is that riding is life in a microcosm.

The anxiety we face in the barn often starts somewhere else in our lives, especially since 2020! To help alleviate stress, I created 60 Seconds to Calm – a set of three exercises you can do in less than a minute whenever and wherever you need them (yes, even on your horse!)

So download 60 Seconds to Calm and see improvements in your horsey life today, and remember, it’s never just about the riding.

Since 1978

That’s how long I’ve been an internationally certified riding instructor. Over dozens of years and thousands of students, I’ve gained insight and wisdom that come from spending years of learning from the horses and people I’ve had the honor of working with along the way. I hope you’ll join me on this journey.

In the meantime, love your horse, love your life, and love yourself.