Category Archives: Heart to Heart Horsemanship

Horse Behavior

“Horses which have been refused the chance to satisfy their threat anxiety in the past might go into a kind of threat assessment frenzy, wanting to stop and look every…

Imagine!

Imagine you were a horse … YOUR horse How would you feel? Do you get to be a horse? Do you get to live outdoors? Do you get to eat…

Horse Whisperer or Horse LISTENER?

The photo above is a photo that was taken of me and “RED”, a mustang at Two~Hearts Mustang Rescue & Wellness Center in Rehoboth, MA.  I was doing a presentation/demo…

Lead your Horse’s Body with Your Mind

  Yep — paraphrased from this simple Aikido principle: Lead your body with your mind. If you cut something with your mind first, it makes it tremendously easier for your…

Are you PASSIONATE about your horse?

    Are you passionate about your horse? Is your heart set on giving your very best for your horse? Do you dream of one day being ‘one’ with your…

Equine Zooanthropology

Equine Zooanthropolgy starts with four key pillars:   Alterity, the other one (duet in the dialogue), otherness – Both horse and man must have both the space and opportunity to…

Finding That Connection

May 9, 2010 · by PENZANCE Equine Integrated Solutions · in Heart to Heart Horsemanship, Uncategorized. This past Friday as I drove to my appointment in RI, I was asking,…

Work with it …

  “Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.” ― Eckhart Tolle   How…

First Backing of the Colt

  #‎horses‬ Excellent demonstration of how to start a colt peacefully and cooperatively. http://www.scoop.it/t/holistic-horses/p/4005516223/how-to-watch-a-training-session?hash=a4843a15-c004-4a42-9bad-d886e28416af  

Improving Equine Wellbeing

“If you have a “dominant” or “aggressive” horse, ask yourself if these behaviours you see aren’t fear response towards human interaction? We still see “agressive” or “dominant” horses that are…

Just KISS

I’ve gone back to KISS … keep it simple. The horses know best. Listen to them. Listen to the hooves. Learn to intuitively ‘know’ by reading the hoof. KNOW the…

What Role do YOU Play?

 MASTER OR SERVANT?   In the light of excellent horsemanship on needs to consider the air in which the relationship forms between horse and human. Is it one of Master-Servant?…

Horsey Phobias?

Early Morning post in *** response (see below) to someone’s comment about one of my ‘training’ videos: (She didn’t see the phobia associated with the horse in this video: Lesson with…

Servant-Leadership

“The servant-leader is servant first… It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person…

A to C … Creating a Spiritual Connection with your Horse

A to C … Creating a Spiritual Connection with your Horse AND … with others in your life. Confession – I’m procrastinating this morning. As usual. Visiting Facebook, scrolling and answering…

What Do You Think?

Below is something I wrote in a discussion group with regard to people arguing about ‘methods’ of ‘training’ horses. Of course, things tends to get heated in such discussions. Here’s…

TAKING HORSEMANSHIP TO THE NEXT LEVEL

“There is no equal partnership between a prey animal and a predator. If your horse does not see you as Alpha he will run the show. …” This is a…

Feelings that Matter

 “The nature of science is that it never (well,hardly ever) yields answers that are complete and unequivocal,but the consensus among scientists is that most, if not all the animals that…

Meaningful Relationship …

Meaningful Relationship — It is truly everything and whatever you achieve with your horse flows from that. — www.horsesandhumans.com

The Five Elements

What element category are you? What about your horse? Insights into ourselves and into our horses’ personalities can help bridge mis-communications and build strong partnerships through understanding, compassion and consideration….