Jazzie_trail

When should I ride my horse?

by Susan Smith This question comes to me often: When can I ride my horse? How much can I ride my horse? In our society, there is a strong push to get horses back to work after an injury or illness, just as there is with people. If you have a surgery, you can be back…

Lost in the Horse

I was lying on the massage table receiving physical therapy recently and talking about myself as I was asked to do, past injuries, etc., and then I made a switch to talking about one of my horses. My therapist expertly swung me back to the discussion of “me,” which is why I’m there, and I…

What? No more riding?

Many people have expressed to me great sadness over not being able to ride a beloved horse anymore. In many cases, it’s not just that they want to ride, they want to ride their own horse, whom they have spent countless hours riding, who is no longer rideable for health or other reasons.

The Sahaja Clinic in St. Vincent, Caribbean.

Every year I host a Liberty Training Clinic at our Eco Center in the Caribbean. This year’s Sahaja Clinic will run from the 3rd till the 7th of December. Sometimes I host clinics together with another horse teacher so if you are interested to co-host a clinic with me in 2017, let me know so we can…

RozMichael

Reignite the Magic with Liberty Foundations and Rozlyn!

Through the practice of Liberty Foundations  I have reignited the magic in me I found as a child with my first horse Zoe. That precious and incredible bond we developed purely at liberty (although I didn’t know it at the time) came through hours of hanging out in a field together and developing a great level…

What is your horse’s self worth?

By Susan Smith. My mare Zuzka recently showed me something while I was riding my mare Jazzie in the arena. She looked directly at me and proceeded to wrap a lead rope that was hanging from a halter on the fence, around her neck. It was as if to say, “take me out for a ride.” Some…

Jack and Stina

Walking a horse

This month’s blog is from Isa who is a working student at Stina’s center in St. Vincent. “I’ve been in contact with horses for my whole life. I’ve always been passionate, loving, and willing to do good in general and even better with horses. I’ve been riding, training, grooming them for such a long time…

Elena’s Dance of Joy

Dancing and moving with rhythm is good, healthy and fun! There are many ways of dancing, from disco dance floor to barn dancing and dancing in the garden with horses. Dance has always been a part of our culture, rituals and celebrations. Today, a lot of dancing is about recreation and self-expression, although it can…

Meet Rozlyn!

Rozlyn Lambert is a certified Liberty Foundations instructor who lives in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Rozlyn has successfully worked with a variety of different horses using Liberty Foundations. She enjoys helping people discover the freedom, quality of relationships and communication and the sheer joy that working with horses at liberty can bring. Rozlyn believes that Liberty…