Amazing Footage

I stumbled upon this wonderful footage of Tom Dorrance – the legend of horsemanship.

When I watched it, I could feel his kindness, calmness, and simplicity. Although it was hard to hear what he was saying at some points, I was captivated! Balancing a broom… he talks about how you have to try it a bit, then come back and try again until you can really balance a broom on top of your thumb.

Tom relates balancing a broom to starting (and generally riding) horses… you always have to be a bit ahead of the broom or of the horse so that it doesn’t “fall”. Always one step ahead.

This is also another video of Tom, as he was still a bit younger.

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