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Children’s Character Development Book Series Showcases Mules educational program keynote speaker motivational stories women owned Jul 09, 2024

Adventures at Von Holten Ranch is a book series consisting of six books with each book featuring a different horse or mule from Von Holten Ranch in Mora, Missouri!  Book number two and six, bring a mule to the spotlight for different character development lessons.  Book number two, ...

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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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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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Sean Beaver: Veteran, Entrepreneur on a Mission to Bring Communities Together/Great American Kites and Events business strategies inspiration motivational stories Dec 09, 2023

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Brandy Von Holten, Sean Beaver, transcribed by Rhiannon Niemeier

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Welcome back to Big Boss Mare with Brandy Von Holten. Today I have a very special guest. His name is Sean Beaver. I saw his company on Facebook because of one of my good friends....

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Elizabeth Hartin: Always Put the Health of the Horse First equine industry goal setting health journey inspiration motivational stories women owned Dec 09, 2023

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Brandy Von Holten, Elizabeth Hartin, transcribed by Rhiannon Niemeier

 

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Today's interview is with Elizabeth Hartin, an established trainer and horsewoman. This is her story about choosing her horses health over a prestigious competition. Doing the...

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Angela Ammons: Never Let Your Disability Define You equine industry inspiration motivational stories Dec 09, 2023

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Brandy Von Holten, Angela Ammons

 

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Today's interview is with Angela Ammons, a friend and frequent trail guest at Von Holten Ranch. This is her story about her two-year journey to win the Country Tough Trail Versatility National Championship. Angela has...

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Toby Dorr: From Felon to Female Empowerment educational program goal setting inspiration keynote speaker motivational stories women owned Dec 09, 2023

BVH-Today's interview is with Toby Dorr, a woman with a felony conviction. She found herself in the lowest point possible in prison, on suicide watch. While in prison, she was able to firsthand see the need to help the brokenness of female inmates. She has now been approached by Dateline and...

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Magen Warlick: Mental Mindset of a Champion equine industry goal setting motivational stories women owned Jul 28, 2022

Magen Warlick

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Brandy Von Holten, Magen Warlick, transcribed by Rhiannon Niemeier

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This week's interview is with Megan Warlick. She has evolved as a horse woman from three-day eventing, to a world champion extreme cowboy racer. She has now set her sights on cow...

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