I first learned of Mike a few years ago when my pals and I traveled to Elko, Nevada, to attend the Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering. Mike was one of the performers at the gathering. I found him to be an inspiring singer/songwriter and a captivating storyteller. Learn more about Mike here. We have since stayed in touch through social media. A few days ago, Mike shared a story about an experience he had with a horse during one of the Horse Clinics he has conducted over the years. This one took place in Norway. I asked Mike if I could share this on my website. He generously agreed. Here is the story in his words. Read this to the end and then, read it again. There is a lot to ponder in Mike’s words. Here you go.
There Was This One…
It seems like there’s got to be some way to be able to forget about some horses, to be able to let go, and to stay somewhat sane in this crazy horse thing I got myself involved in. I’ve done pretty good, well, kinda…. But, there was this one horse. One horse that I can’t seem to forget, that I can’t let go of.
It happened at a place that I worked several times in Norway. This lady had a facility that wasn’t too bad. She had hosted a couple of clinics for me there before. She had a pretty good arena and a round corral that her