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Stuck in your head?

Recently I have been dipping my toes back in the water of the hunter/jumper world, filling in for a couple of other trainers. Before the first couple of lessons I taught I found myself getting stuck in my head, worrying about what the clients would think …
  c Recently I have been dipping my toes back in the water of the hunter/jumper world, filling in for a couple of other trainers. Before the first couple of lessons I taught… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/stuck-your-head/

Where does your curiosity lead?

For as long as I can remember horses have fascinated me. I've been forever curious about what they do, why they do it and how to be in relationship with them.
If your horse could talk... For as long as I can remember horses have fascinated me. I've been forever curious about what they do, why they do it and how to be in relationship… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/where-does-your-curiosity-lead/

Trust Creates Confidence

I experience trust as my ability to tune into my own body, emotions and intuitive knowing’s. It is not something that I can hold anyone else accountable for.
Here’s something not a lot of people know about me. I don’t rehearse for my speaking engagements. In fact, I usually don’t create more than a general outline for the topic I… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/trust-creates-confidence/

Be A Champion For Your Horse

To really be your horse’s best friend you must be willing to be their champion. You must be willing to fight for them, to put their needs ahead of your own desires and to be uncomfortable, if that’s what it takes to watch out for them. In the domesticated…
To really be your horse’s best friend you must be willing to be their champion. You must be willing to fight for them, to put their needs ahead of your own desires and to be… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/be-champion-your-horse/

Is this the right coach/trainer?

How we treat others is how we treat ourselves. And vice versa. This is why when people ask me about finding a coach or trainer in the horse world, for themselves or their child, I… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/right-coachtrainer/

Earn the Right

For horses leadership is not about ego or pride. It’s about survival. The lead mare is the lead mare because she is the most able to ensure the safety and survival of the whole herd. If we want to step into a leadership role with our horses we have to ear…
For horses leadership is not about ego or pride. It’s about survival. The lead mare is the lead mare because she is the most able to ensure the safety and survival of the… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/earn-right/

Visions versus Goals

With the New Year comes a lot of talk about resolutions and goals.
With the New Year comes a lot of talk about resolutions and goals. For years I succumbed to the pressure of setting goals. I would decide how I thought things should go, based my… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/visions-versus-goals/

1st Day of Christmas

Today is the first day of Harmonious Horsemanship's 12 Days of Christmas! When Breeze, Caesar and I did our recent Christmas photo shoot I was reminded how such activities can be a great way to desensitize our horses. When we bring the energy of fun to a …
Today is the first day of Harmonious Horsemanship's 12 Days of Christmas! When Breeze, Caesar and I did our recent Christmas photo shoot I was reminded how such activities can… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/1st-day-christmas/

You Can Have It All!

Let's just get things out in the open. There is a whole lot of pressure in the horse industry to choose; natural horsemanship or traditional horsemanship. There is also a massive… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/you-can-have-it-all/

Trust-Based Horsemanship

When you think of trust-based horsemanship what does it mean to you? In the equine industry this has become a popular term, with the focus on getting the horse to trust you. This is great, except that for a horse to truly trust us we must trust them…which…
When you think of trust-based horsemanship what does it mean to you? In the equine industry this has become a popular term, with the focus on getting the horse to trust you. This… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/trust-based-horsemanship/

Six Simple Truths About Horses

Six Simple Truths About Horses...and what they mean to you!
1. HORSES ARE INTO PRESSURE ANIMALS- Although humans train horses to yield to pressure (for example moving away from our leg under saddle, or moving away from us when we push on… http://harmonioushorsemanship.com/blog/six-simple-truths-about-horses/