In this video lesson, discover three of The Five Agreements that I believe are the most important place to start when working with any horse. These three basic agreements between horse and human are the beginning of building a common language and the foundation for a relationship or any future training.
"Because of the Horse..."
I am motivated every day to become my Best Self and develop my Presence to be the most effective advocate, coach and instructor that I can be.
Because of the horse, I discovered Hanna Somatics and I am having a positive impact on thousands of lives (equine, human, canine..).
Because of the horse I am changing the world!
My Passion and Mission is unleashing the potential of horses and humans to become happy, athletic, connected and free in their bodies, minds, and spirits. I do this by educating the public and global horse industry about chronic tension & learned helplessness in horses and how to address them with A Somatic Approach to Horsemanship™. I teach via online courses, one-on-one coaching and membership programs for my students all over the world.
I believe equine professionals and horse owners alike must learn to recognize the symptoms of chronic tension and learned helplessness, and then learn how to return our beloved horses to wholeness and horseness, without sacrificing the sporting, fun and recreational activities that we love to do with them.
Once freed from the postures and mental states of learned helplessness, chronic tension, trauma and/or asymmetry, horses can find Self-Carriage, exercise Choice, regain their Dignity and achieve their Performance Potential - and so can we.
What I teach, and how I address Chronic Tension & Learned Helplessness: