The concept of Mañana has been a difficult concept for me to wrap my head around. My Midwestern work ethic and upbringing makes my first response to this to be, "don't put off until tomorrow what you can do you today." When I sit and think about this concept a little more, I start to see that it doesn't mean to put things off for tomorrow. When I think specifically about working with horses, it makes sense that you would take the time it takes, and go by the horse's schedule. You aren't going to cram first saddling to flying changes into one single day! No, you will go "poco a poco" or little by little to slowly teach each piece to the horse. You don't rush, push, or hurry the horse. You take the time to do it right, do the best you can, and enjoy the journey just as much as the destination.
Because there is always Mañana.
Hi, I'm Chevy. I'm a Mama to two adorable cowboys, a Farm Wife helping manage our herd of Hereford cattle, I prefer to be horseback whenever possible, I have a passion for horsemanship and helping riders learn the mental skills they need to get gritty and go after their big horse dreams.
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