Wu Wei is a Taoist Concept that can mean Doing without doing, or Effortless Action, sometimes Non Action. Weaning foals can be quite stressful for the mare and the foal if it is done too early and in a harsh and abrupt manner, this episode is about how I discovered a way of weaning foals that was easy for the mare and foal and the humans involved!
In taoism, and in other traditions too, the different energies of the 5 elements are regarded as being very important. And they express themselves in fire earth, metal, water and wood. According to taoist tradition all matter, all beings, and all relationships are comprised of some energetic combination of these five elements. The energy of the different elements are dominant at different times of the year.
In the previous Podcast Episode I talked about how Equestrian Tai Chi practice helps the horse to have sovereignty of himself and rise above feelings or anxiety he or she might have, and in this Episode I talk about how the connection we develop with Equestrian Tai Chi practice helps our horse feel safe with us.
This Episode is about how we can engage or horses attention through connecting through our Chi or energy.
As well we can feel a shared connection with our horse to the world around us as the Chi moves in the higher layers of our energy.
This episode is an exploration of the emotion of fear in our horse in terms of Yin & Yang. We look at the effect of fear on our horse and practice an exercise to help our horse if he is afraid and how our Chi energy can help!