The Opportunity That Happens Only In Fairy Tales!
I am 25 years old girl from Finland and I first read The Secret book when I was 20 and my mindset started slowly change. Now it has changed completely and here I am living my dream.
I am obsessed about becoming a good horse rider and I have always had horses as a hobby and I have been riding probably before I knew how to walk. The problem for me to learn has always been money. Hiring a good trainer and buying a good horse is very expensive. I am really into dressage and that is the most expensive sport that they have in a horse world. But also I have had a wrong mindset and I haven’t had enough pure passion for my dreams. I always used to think that the sport is only for rich people and I could never, ever even have a chance to ride those amazing dressage horses.
But because of The Secret I started to slowly realize what I actually wanted from my life and I started to do more things that I truly loved. Instead of complaining, I started to see all the things that made me happy and I was thankful for. My mom has a cheap old horse who is meant to be a trotter, which is kind of opposite to a dressage horse. I started to take care of him by myself and started to take him to the lessons every now and then. I competed with him a little bit and every day our partnership got stronger and every day he made me a little bit more proud and thankful of having such a humble, sweet horse to work with. I was totally happy with him and my hunger for learning just kept on growing. I wished that riding would be the only thing to do in my life. Every time I was riding him I had a picture in my mind of a dressage horse and a dressage rider making their high dressage movements and every time I read about someone’s accomplishments I felt pure happiness for them. I wanted to be there and I kind of knew that now that I had the right attitude I will learn more every day and I was ready.
I had a job as an Environmental Engineer but I had only a temporary contract and last autumn the company got into a financial struggle and they couldn’t offer me another contract. At first I was sad, but then I started to see that this was a new chance. This was the time to leave Finland and do something else and travel. I had broken up with my boyfriend in the spring so I was free to go and I really didn’t have a lot of property which would tie me up in Finland.
Then one day I saw an advertisement on Facebook that announced that they were searching grooms in Germany in for a dressage stable. That was my chance! I got the job and before I knew it I was flying to Germany with my riding helmet.
And here I am. After six months I have learned so much about this world and about horses and I have met amazing and beautiful people that have made this journey to be the best chance I have ever taken. And about a month ago my biggest dream of all came true. My lovely, highly talented and sweet boss decided to lease a Grand Prix horse for me and she will teach me to ride!! This chance is a chance that happens only in fairy tales and it really did happen to me. There are no words to describe what this means to me and how thankful I am for this incredible opportunity. And the best thing of all is that this is just a beginning.
Thank you Rhonda Byrne for letting me know how to unlock the fullness of life by being thankful and how to make my dreams come true. It’s amazing how easy and amazing life can be just with the right mindset. Thank you!!!!