The first lesson of life

One day, before I began training the horses at HH Sensing, I stopped to watch the foals born in the barn where my business is located. One more time I got reminded of how many things, that are learned when you’re very young, follow you for the rest of your life. Anyone, child, adult or…

Beyond The Leader

There is a lot of talk in the horse world about leadership: What leadership is, who is the leader, if there is leadership in a horse herd, how to be a leader, leadership styles and if there should be a leader at all. I find this discussion very interesting and here is my take on…

A night to remember

Do you know the feeling you get when finding out someone else speaks your language? Or when something you are looking forward to finally happens? June 14th 2015 was a day I looked forward to for many reasons, and that was even truer during the night before. Instead of sleeping, I was laying down in…

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Freedom 4 Horses on 4 Continents!

Half a world away in Bavaria, Sarah Brehm’s Arabian gelding carries her bitless and bareback, delighting in their shared joy of practicing Liberty Foundations learned from Ruella Yates’s Liberty Foundations Online classes. Nawar has a ‘new look’ of willingness and softness, encouraging Sarah’s young daughter Mona to be with him, too. Sarah is an Advanced…

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Breath of Fire

One day Nancy from the USA came to me to learn the language of horses. She stayed for some weeks and I will always remember her. She introduced me to Kundalini Yoga. I saw her sitting in the horse field, looking very peaceful as she was breathing deeply. Spirit and Jack stood closely and relaxed…

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“HUMAN HORSE SENSE”

Horsemanship originated from the human side!  It was our quest to achieve leadership with horses. Horsemanship has been practiced and discussed for centuries, but the “human horse sense” is not always there. At the origin of this issue I feel there is a lack of immediate language, the one a horse can understand without having to…

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Horse Heaven Down Under: Joy through Online Classes!

Liberty Foundations Online was born when I wondered if it were possible to bring the joy of Liberty Foundations training to horses around the world and the people who love them. Would it really work without being there in person, especially since my Liberty training is built around energetic connection with the Horse? Feeling confident…

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Equine Liberty Training: A Year in Review

2014 saw the birth of the Independent Liberty Trainers Network (ILTN), a loose knit group of seven trainers from three different countries, who spearheaded a new paradigm for the horse. ILTN clinicians gave clinics on equine liberty training to students around the globe: in Spain, Norway, Colombia, U.S., Denmark, Italy, Australia, UK, Caribbean and New…

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The Shaping of a Liberty Horse

Two days. Five horses. Nine people. Liberty Foundations. I’ve been talking for awhile about how we put the Liberty Foundations on a horse in a clinic. This last weekend in Florida we had several examples of how we did that with four new horses who had never experienced this work before. I picked out one…