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Social Media and Cyber Bullying business strategies equine industry health journey inspiration keynote speaker women owned Feb 01, 2024

Bullying is something kids do and adults grow out of, right?  Wrong.  In fact, I feel that it even gets worse as some age.  The high school clicks that you were sure would dissipate as more important parts of our lives develop seem to show their nasty face in the equine world in...

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Mounted Archery & Shooting Fire educational program equine industry goal setting inspiration keynote speaker Feb 01, 2024

Equifest of Kansas is a three-day expo put on yearly by the Kansas Horse Council.  It is a big deal for the equine industry in Kansas and Missouri.  Equifest is vital to our trail riding facility.  We only close three times per year; Christmas, deer hunting season, and Equifest of...

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Start Keeping Promises to Yourself goal setting inspiration staying motivated Jan 31, 2024

How many times have you said, “I should do that one day”, knowing good and well that you will not even give it a second thought?  Or have you ever wanted to sign up or enroll into a class or a competition and just did not do it.  Why?  Are you afraid of failure? ...

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A Father's Story of Coping with the Loss of a Child country tough podcast interview keynote speaker motivational stories Jan 31, 2024

This is a podcast transcription of an interview between Brandy Von Holten and her brother Gary Vaughn, Jr. about the loss of Gary's daughter, Kaytlynn.  If you would like to hear the podcast, the podcast is Country Tough with Brandy Von Holten.  Gary is episode #33.  The photo with...

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Surviving on Fear Only business strategies equine industry health journey motivational stories Jan 26, 2024

Fear of failure is my choice of personal fuel right now.  Is this fear real?  If it changes my choices in a day, then I would say YES!  Is it a bad thing?  I will let you decide.

There are three things that have me fearful in my life right now:  doing well at a large...

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Sarah Leonhard - Purina/Animal Nutrition/Women in Agriculture/Barrel Racer/Embryo Transfer/Cattle Rancher Jan 10, 2024

 Sarah Leonhard

Wed, Aug 09, 2023 10:19AM • 46:43

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Sarah Leonhard, Brandy Von Holten

Brandy Von Holten 

welcome back to Big Boss Mare with Brandy Von Holten. Today I have a special guest Her name is Sarah Leonhard. And she is here with Purina she actually has two job...

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Phantom V Distillery/Alcohol/Doing Things Differently/Innovative Business/Brandy/Distilled Specialty Spirit Jan 10, 2024

 Chris Groves and Mike Hammerly Phantom V

Wed, Aug 09, 2023 10:37AM • 1:03:19

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Chris Groves, Brandy Von Holten, Mike Hammerly

 Brandy Von Holten 

Welcome back to Big Boss Mare with Brandy Von Holten. Today I have two guests with me. I have someone by the name of Chris...

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Dealing with Adult Bullies on Social Media health journey inspiration keynote speaker motivational stories Jan 09, 2024

If you have been bullied on Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, you name it; I just want you to know you are not alone.

Bullies take on different forms throughout our lives.  From the child that pushes you down on the playground to the boy that pops your bra strap to the click of girls that decide...

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I Am Not What I Use To Be goal setting health journey inspiration keynote speaker motivational stories staying motivated Jan 09, 2024

I am not what I use to be.  I have said those words, I have felt those words, and I am dealing with those words currently.  I use to be a lot of things including almost 100 pounds smaller.  I use to be an Olympic level athlete.  I use to be a buckle winning champion on my...

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Want to Succeed More, You Have to Fail More goal setting health journey inspiration keynote speaker motivational stories staying motivated women owned Jan 09, 2024

Want to Succeed, Get to Failing More

So many people want to do these great things in their life… start a business, live in another country for a year, write a book, complete a half marathon…..but when it is time to actually DO what they are wanting, those large goals that were the...

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Starting Your Day with Gratitude goal setting inspiration keynote speaker motivational stories staying motivated women owned Jan 09, 2024

Every person has a way they start their day.  Some people snooze at least 4 times, some people are early risers, some lay in bed and scroll through Facebook, some require a long shower to wake up, and some get up and exercise. 

Part of my morning routine is a simple….yet highly...

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Mary White and Alicia Stickel - 84 year old Cowgirl Still Cowgirling/Horseback Riding at 80/Never Let Me Know My Last Ride Jan 03, 2024

Mary White and Alicia Stickel

Wed, Aug 09, 2023 10:40AM • 59:36

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Alicia Stickel, Brandy Von Holten, Mary White

 Brandy Von Holten 

Welcome back to Big Boss Mare with Brandy Von Holten. Today I have two guests, and they are from West Virginia. Now I met these two ladies at...

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