Why Do You Spend So Much Money For Your Kids To Ride Horses?

Why Do You Spend So Much Money For Your Kids To Ride Horses?

October 10, 2020

I don't pay for horse riding, I pay for the opportunities that horse riding provides my kids with to develop attributes that will serve them well throughout their lives and give them the opportunity to bless the lives of others.

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Attitude and Effort

Attitude and Effort

October 01, 2020

The word 'Try' means -  giving something every ounce of effort you can muster.  Barrel Racers and all rodeo contestants were thrown a curve ball in 2020, an unprecedented year of hardship, yet they stayed focused on what they could control - Attitude and Effort.

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How Personal is your Hat?

How Personal is your Hat?

July 18, 2020

Chris Ledoux expressed the down-deep gut-feeling cowboys have about their hats in his song "This Cowboy's Hat".  Because your hat is an extension of who you are...Ledoux's lyrics tell about his hat and you gain insight into his life.  Hats are personal and demand respect because every cowboy and every hat have a story to tell.

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Things That Impact Your Life

Things That Impact Your Life

July 01, 2020

I love this picture of a team of horses working together to get a job done.  Not a matching team, yet the significance is that they were united in their goal.  Differences made them stronger, but an equal yoke was paramount.  Work was empowered with purpose.

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Inspired by the Genuine

Inspired by the Genuine

June 16, 2020

For a company to become a brand there needs to be a promise associated with what they make and what you will get if you engage with it instead of buying something else.  A company’s brand is shorthand for the feelings that an experience creates and the promises that a product or service brings with it. Our brand promises Quality and Service.  Experience our "Dream Factory" where whatever you can imagine is possible.

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Saddle Up and Ride

May 09, 2020

The ubiquitous quandary of 2020 - What to do when you don't know what to do - Saddle Up! A horse brings out the cowboy way, which offers a treasure to the world, that will leave it poorer if ignored.  When these values are not woven through the everyday cloth of normal life, then the fabric of life is weak.  Cowboys are strong.  Cowboys use creative ingenuity.  They cannot sit back and wait for someone else.  That is not part of a cowboy's DNA.  They're optimistic and the future is exciting b...

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Changing Seasons

Changing Seasons

February 13, 2020

Changing seasons are the keeper of our dreams.  A statement worth reflection because life too has seasons and dreams.

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Sixth Sense

January 11, 2020

It's uncanny how much we use our senses in western culture - whether riding a horse, chasing a cow or sniffing a handful of alfalfa hay.  See it, smell it, touch it, hear it, taste it.  We do these things every day.  It gives birth to that innate sixth sense - that natural ability to know things.

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Focus on the Right Things

Focus on the Right Things

November 01, 2019

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Our Signature

Our Signature

August 30, 2019

When Connolly's puts its name on something, we want our customer to know they are getting an excellent product at a great price.  We don't take that responsibility lightly. Our Brand is forever.  

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Those Pesky Round Circles 

Those Pesky Round Circles 

August 06, 2019

What’s the big deal about circles and why do they have to be so round?  Round circles are the secret exercise. Round circles are the foundation for making quick turns and fast runs.   Discover, The Art of What's Possible.

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Challenge Yourself!

May 29, 2019

Figuring out what each horse needs is the challenge of training horses. It is so fulfilling to help your horse reach his full potential. You must learn how to communicate what you want him to do.

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