News from ISES, the international society of equitation science. ISES position statement on the use/misuse of leadership and dominance concepts in horse training.

  You did not hear from me for a while, I have still lots of things about horses that I feel I need sharing with you but I just could not get myself motivated to go on and write. From the start of my weblog I had the goal to clear the sky about dominance … Continue reading News from ISES, the international society of equitation science. ISES position statement on the use/misuse of leadership and dominance concepts in horse training.

If a mare loves you.

I introduced a new human to my horses. And they came all running towards us to smell our new guest. I have never seen a human staying in this wonderful energy of peace when suddenly all horses came really close so investigate him. My horses told me that this is a special human. And they … Continue reading If a mare loves you.

What have you ‘human’ done for me lately

Our horses are pretty good in calculating what is in it for them.  I want to share a few thoughts on keeping a good relationship with your horse. I have to add to this that this is only one tiny aspect of the happy horse concept. For example: If your horse lives in a stall … Continue reading What have you ‘human’ done for me lately

What goes around…

What goes around comes around. Onix is a hot-tempered son of a PRE stallion and his bossy mother. For a while his language was always written in hooves and teeth. Specially on moments when he felt overwhelmed with emotions. When Ramon and Onix were weaned of, they had spent almost two years in the herd … Continue reading What goes around…

Kedves Magyarok, Lucie Klaassen jönn magyarországra!

LUCIENAK VAN KETÖ CSÖDER, FENTI KÉPEN MUTAT EZ AZ EGYIK. Ö EPPEN SZABADON KINT, OLYAN JÒL A KAPCSOLAT, A LÓ MEG A LOVAS KÖZÖT. Sziasztok mindenki! Láttom sok magyar látogatók magyarorszagrol jött a blogom. Szeretném ösze jönni, mert jól volna ezt a honlap forditani a magyarnyelvben. Van egy tervem, hogy ide hozom lò trénerek tanitani … Continue reading Kedves Magyarok, Lucie Klaassen jönn magyarországra!

Is your horse hard to catch?

Lets get into real problem solving instead dealing with a symptom. Read more.......

Pressure-release or Punishment-release? You make the difference.

They call it teaching the horse to yield for pressure... Most horses first response to the yo-yo game is bracing against the pressure/pain. Because that is the nature of horses. Then the human adds more pressure/pain, this causes stress and conflict in the horse. Read more.....

The ‘thinking’ horse.

Horses do think! And they have the right to develope their cognitive abilitys. Observations from my herd show me proof everyday. It is a real plessure to be around horses who have the chance to develope as individuals and use their brains.