What is the height of the horizon?

The first Permaculture Design course at our center is finishing today. The participants are showing amazing creativity in designing gardens with natural fences, chicken coups, flowers, food trees and vegetable beds to the benefits of the villagers. Students learn to measure the height of the horizon, number of sun hours, size of shades, distance between…

Happy New Year – a year of liberation

Happy New Year from Yurumein St. Vincent! Ayiti is the name of the island called Hispaniola where you have the two countries of Haiti and Dominican Republic. Haiti’s real name is Ayiti. It is a remarkable country in today’s world. When the Europeans “discovered” Hispaniola they shortly after decided that it was their island and…

Horse-olutions for 2018

Once again, I address the thing I’m not all that good at: resolutions for the New Year. I try to make them easy and attainable, otherwise they go the way of crash diets and best laid plans that get forgotten the moment stress or a better offer sets in. This Christmas we had the joy…

Ayiti & Kadoo – a story of liberation

On the 17th of September two new horses, Ayiti & Kadoo, joined our herd. On this page you can follow their lives and liberation. Liberation comes in many forms such as liberation from fear, anger, hunger and disease. Ayiti is a young mare of around 7 years and she is the mother of Kadoo who was…

Meet Bec Jordan – New Liberty Trainers Network Member!

Bec Jordan, Queensland, Australia, is one of Australia’s finest Liberty Horse Trainers!  She began studying with Ruella Yates, founder of Liberty Foundations and Liberty Foundations Online, two years ago, after a lifetime with horses and a career at her Kind Equine. Read Bec’s story in her own words, and enjoy her amazing videos! .I’m Bec Jordan,…

Respect the Horse, by Larry Wahweotten

Larry is a Liberty Foundations coach/trainer who teaches horses at Liberty, without ropes or force, creating deep relationships with the people who love them. He is available for lessons at TayWah Ranch, near Augusta, KS. Larry is one of the Horse People of his Prairie Band, Potawatomi Nation. Respect the Horse…Respect the Horse…Respect the Horse.…

Liberty Foundations Clinic April 23-24

Spirit Horse Ranch near Oklahoma City, OK presents their Liberty Foundations Spring Clinic the weekend of April 23-24!  Clinicians Ruella Yates and Susan Smith will individualize teaching to accommodate all levels!  We will be working with ranch horses, and your own horse if that’s in your plan! Using the language of the herd, we will accomplish…

It takes a horse and a human village

By Susan Smith The phrase, “it takes a village,” refers to the raising of a child and the “village” involved in raising him or her. Recently, I was chatting with a friend about her growing bond with her new horse. We talked about how the horse related to others. I said that I felt that…