2017 – Fifty, Fat and Finished….or

Fifty, Fit and Fantastic? Starting the new year, I realized I am going into my fiftieth year and I had to make some new decisions to be better fit for riding. The first one was to shred some weight that had sneaked on in 2016 and the second was to once again exercise my riding…

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…

Horses make me feel alive

Being a working student or apprentice here at our Academy is a life changing experience. In this week’s blog you will hear more from my current apprentice Jonna.  If you have a solid background with horses, we have a couple of apprentice positions here in St. Vincent for 2016. I will have a liberty training…

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…

Mindful Therapy, Colombus and Clinics

I am happy to announce that I will do a clinic at Marjam’s Ranch, close to Gardermoen in Norway the 26th and 27th of September. Marjam got in touch with me and was looking for ways to improve the connection with her horse. We talked for a while on FB and email and decided to do…