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Esther L. Roberts

Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: A Little Walk in the Woods

Just the challenge Esther and Kiwi needed.

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: ‘…And Having Done All, To Stand’

“I am at a loss as to where to go next in my interaction with horses.”

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Dealing With Overwhelm

“Our jobs, our family commitments, our hobbies, and — perhaps most especially — our self-imposed high expectations of ourselves can seem like ‘just too much’ sometimes. Feeling overwhelmed? Read on.”

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: A Foundation of Trust

“Sometimes, the absolute best thing you and your horse can do together is… breathe.”

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Exploring Options, Part 3

Healed from a nasty fall after her mustang Kaliwohi spooked, Esther Roberts is re-committed to improving her relationship

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Progress, a Visual Comparison

Weight and fitness are two separate entities: while the number on the scale might remain the same, Esther

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Exploring Options, Part 2

“Another way of asking the question ‘do I enjoy riding’ is far more fear-filled: ‘What happens if I

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Exploring Options, Part 1

While Esther is grounded from riding to heal from a fall, she has three options: try to ride

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Esther L. Roberts

Tom’s Trailering Tips: 20 Rules of the Road For Hauling Horses

Have wheels, will travel: Esther Roberts shares her wise grandfather’s trailering tips that every equestrian should master before

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Becoming a Learner

“If my painful, plodding, raw honest revelations can help even one of you have an easier time on

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Growing Pains

“In order to ride him effectively and be the best rider/teacher I can be for Kiwi, I need

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Esther L. Roberts

So You Want to Rescue an Auction Horse, Part VI: Bidding vs. Bail-Out

A life saved is a life saved — but the world of slaughter auctions and kill pen “bails”

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: ‘What If?’

Two little words, so much promise.

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Road Trip! Kaliwohi Goes to Georgia

A road trip gave both Kaliwohi and Esther the opportunity to mark their progress as a team and

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Esther L. Roberts

So You Want To Rescue An Auction Horse, Part IV: Buying Your Horse

In this continuing series, Esther Roberts helps walk readers through the process of saving a horse from slaughter

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Boundaries, Guidance & Balance

The inside rein (guidance) and the outside rein (boundaries) each have a job to perform while riding —

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Esther L. Roberts

So You Want to Rescue an Auction Horse, Part III: How Auctions Work

Horse auctions can be a great place to source well-bred and well-trained animals; some auctions may also be

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: Field Trip!

Kaliwohi and Esther take a field trip.

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Esther L. Roberts

Fat to Fit to First Level: A New Vision

Are you moving away? Or moving towards?

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