Posted 1/30/2015 9:56 PM (GMT -6)
oh you made my night sayyadina. well i showed tennessee walking horses for 30 years the sound ones, not the ones of the stacks. I won multiple world championships with them which was the fulfillment of a lifetime dream. my horses are my life. but getting sick with lyme changed my life. I got out of the walking horse business in 2013 and I have only one horse now, a blood bay colombian paso fino show mare, that is my soul mate and I love her so much. I didn't find much happiness in the walking horse world bad things I saw and my father pushed me to win. after buying my paso fino, I saw some abuse in that show world too. so I realized that I did not want to show anymore, nor was I ever cut out for it. I never enjoyed showing horse as much as I like helping them, the abused one, and I learned my mare was terribly abused. I enjoy being around them, sitting outside under a tree in the pasture with them, being a part of the herd. that brings me peace.
altho I am not happy to have lyme, it has changed my life. I ended up an RN on disability got into fnp school dropped out due to illness. but now I know who I am for the illness gives you time to reevaluate your life think about who you were and are, and want to be. and it also gave me an opportunity to learn so much about alternative healing that I may try to get a degree in herbology homeopathy, essential oils or just try to teach people as a nurse how to practice alternative healing. I love to write and have began to write poetry and thinking about riding a book. I live right by a college and may take some writing classes.
my horse name is Sonadora de la Quebrada translated to english means " Dreamer of the Water " she was born close to a creek and the owner chose a beautiful name. her sire had died. his name was sonador. which means " Dreamer ". she won 3rd at nationals one year. but being a show horse was not what she was meant to be just like I was not cut out for showing. she has the sweetest spirit many people have said you don't see many paso's as calm as she is on the ground, but that is due to much of my ground work.
Fear is used as a training tool with paso finos because they want them to almost gait in place much like jogging in place. you tube it sometime. i have spent one year ground work with my mare. I now can touch her ears and head, we joined up, she will walk up to me in the pasture, she will not run to the back of her stall anymore. she was stalled for her whole life now she spends all day out in the pasture. she is learning to be a part of the herd, like a normal horse I am using aromatherapy, chiropractor, acupuncture, massage, and love and it is working. and an animal communicator with her.
I am a child abuse victim and she is my twin we are soul mates and our paths were meant to cross. she came to me when I was first diagnosed with lyme after years of suffering. and we are healing each other. and I owe her my life. I feel she is the only reason I get out of bed for the day other than my 3 beautiful cats.
tell me about your pony and minis love them. i had a friend that bought 2 minis to pull a cart it was so much fun. love them. I know it is hard to train I have a very difficult time with lyme and I have to go slow go to barn when cool late evening or at night, due to my sleep problems. but I really feel if I did not have it I would give up and just die.
Registered Nurse in tennessee: sick since high fever in 1994. polydrugged over 20 yrs. Misdiagnosed.
Lyme disease first diagnosis: may 2013. second diagnosis: oct 2013. Md said I had for 20 years.
treatment at present: IV peroxide weekly and iv dmso, coq 10,green vibrance, probiotics, klonipin for sleep,vitamin c, methyl folic acid, glutathione,maitake mushroom,buhner protocol