SMILE!

Lately I visited a hindu temple. At first there seemed nobody there, we enjoyed our walk through the beautiful park around the temple. Just when we thought of heading home, one of the inhabitants of the community appeared on a grass mower machine. He was so in peace and had such a radiant smile we … Continue reading SMILE!

How to prepare your horse for the vet.

When Onix and Ramon had to be gelded, I prepared them for the vet. I know my boys well and they are not so much used to man, make that more complicated if that man is a vet who is gonna give them a shot. They are used to the clicker system of positive reinforcement, so … Continue reading How to prepare your horse for the vet.

How to help your ‘herd bound’ horse.

Making shaping plans to solve problems can help. Take your time to think about how to solve problems and use patience so you can build new behaviour step by step.

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

Where you find connection.

Horses can teach you the power of absoluut quiet. There is a connection in the deepest quiet with the endlesness. That is the realm of the horse spirit. And the place to connect with all. I am following this road. I have my horses as zen masters. If you are able to be quiet, you … Continue reading Where you find connection.

Foundation training, building trust and confidence.

My principles always come down to the connection I share with my horses so it is important to me that they learn to feel Safe with me where ever I take them. They can rely on me, and to keep everything positive I take notion of their feelings and I aim to help, if they need assistance.