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Not By My Strength

Dear Friend, As I sat at Wendy’s today and was finishing my snack, I looked out the window and saw an ABX plane flying by. It was a yellow one that had been specially painted by DHL back when they … Continue reading

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Choosing Life

Since moving to Ohio I have made friends who work with Standardbreds and they keep telling me they are the best horse breed ever. The description from each of them is always the same, sweet, willing, kind, steady and reliable. … Continue reading

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Small Business Mentality

The Tack Trunk is a small business in Lebanon, Ohio that has been there for years, and over the past 10 years it has come to mean a lot to me. Whenever I walk into the front door I’m usually … Continue reading

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Meet our Key Note Speaker Tory Watters

We are excited to announce Tory Watters as our keynote speaker for our 3rd annual Stillwater Stables fundraising banquet. Tory currently lives in Indian Hills, Ohio with her two sons, ages 14 and 16. Tory has lived in Ohio her … Continue reading

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Lost in Hope

Dear Friends, It is with great appreciation that I sit down today and write to each of you as our 2014 season is coming to a close and the holidays are upon us. I want to start by thanking you … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

                         June 2014             One day in May, I spent some time in the round pen with our newest horse Hope. She has been with us since December and her rehabilitation has been going nicely. … Continue reading

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Relationships, Leadership, Purpose

April 17, 2014 Yesterday was an incredible day getting back into the routine of training horses with some of our teens. It was a nice change of pace after all the cold, wet and snowy weather we have endured this … Continue reading

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I’ll Risk It

It is January 1st, the first day of the New Year 2014. I woke up this morning reflecting on my life since July 2005 when Mike and I moved to Wilmington, Ohio. The first words that came to mind were … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Horse

I have been  reading a book by Rob Bell called “Sex God” and want to share a clip from what I read. It is a recount from Colonel Gonin’s stay at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp: “It was shortly after the … Continue reading

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Making A Difference Comes With a Price

May 2012 Dear Stillwater Friends, This past week we have been blessed with Matt, a senior in high school who is spending the next couple weeks volunteering as part of his senior project at our program doing whatever we need … Continue reading

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