Jack Curtis - Connecting with the horses mind

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

In this fun and informative video, Jack will help you understand how you can change the way in which you approach your groundwork, with fun and inspirational ground school techniques that will allow you to get more done, all while it feels like play!


Because of the horse… I met my wife who amazes me every day. Because of the horse, we have a family and together we ride. Because of the horse, I will always look for a better way.

 

Jack Curtis combines the best of quality horsemanship, classical dressage, and centered riding principles, to advance horses and their partners to new heights. 

Growing up in southeast WI, he was starting horses under saddle for local breeders by the age of 14. He was known as the local horse whisperer, and had articles in the newspaper about him as the “Horse Listener” at a very young age. He has worked with a variety of breeds, hot bloods, cold bloods and everything in between. He has shown Jumpers, Dressage, and worked...

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Alissa Mayer - Part 1 - Inviting a Dialogue

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series of the first training session with a new horse, all shot on the same day. Watch the discovery process unfold and learn about A Somatic Approach to Horsemanship™ as I check out what Selena, this 17 year old rescued Arabian mare, already knows about humans, whips, ropes, pressure and partnership. As she is learning about me and what kind of "trainer" I am, you will get an introduction to the way I teach my students to invite an interspecies dialogue with every horse.


"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...

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Anna Marciniak - Joining Two Stallions With The Help Of A Relaxed Horse

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

A young stallion Piccolo (grey stallion) meets Anna's 10yo advanced geldingFurious Dancer (black horse) and Anna's stallion Falcao (brown horse) for the very first time. After Furious Dancer settles nicely with Piccolo, within just NEXT HOUR Anna joins them up with another stallion, Falcao. Follow Anna's real-time commentary and learn how the most relaxed horse (Furious Dancer) is using his Relaxation Skills and clarity of the mind in order to bring peace to the group and keep everyone relaxed, and safe.

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Anna Marciniak - Optimal Performance Program Relaxation Technique

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

OK. So you have seen that a Relaxed horse can use his skills even when tension and pressure of the moment are HIGH (vide: the video showing connecting two stallions!). How you can give such skills to your horse? With this video, Anna is really hoping to invite you to take the first step into the Optimal Performance Program for Horses and let you discover the concept of Conscious Muscle Relaxation, a universal language of being and ceasing actions that is understood in the same way by all living beings.

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Anna Marciniak - Connect with your Horse through Conscious Muscle Relaxation, even when it's VERY HARD [Technique for Distracted Travellers]

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

Optimal Performance Program is a collection of Relaxation Techniques based on Conscious Muscle Relaxation for Horses. Discover the concept of Conscious Muscle Relaxation, a universal language of being and ceasing actions that is understood in the same way by all living beings. We, humans, may have many opinions about what Relaxation is, but when we are faced with having to pass these concepts to our horses all the theories and opinions which we might have created burn in the light of bigger awareness which leaves only that, what is shared, exists for all, and is simply true.

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Anna Marciniak - Relaxation at Restriction of Food (Relax That Stomach) Optimal Performance Program

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

Eating, presence of food or the idea of having to share it can be the most relaxed experience or the one that creates the most tension. We all see horses who struggle with that on an everyday basis - overeating, aggressive behaviors around food, tension, eating in hastiness. What if we could bring a change to all of that? Relaxation at Restrictions of Food is a Technique from the Optimal Performance Program, the collection of Relaxation Techniques developed by Anna & Pawel Marciniak, based on Conscious Muscle Relaxation.

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Paula Curtis - Connect Through positive experiences together

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

The #1 thing that resolves most training problems, is connection.  Get the connection and partnership right, and EVERYTHING becomes so much easier.  In this video, Paula will give you one simple step you can take to improve you connection, and partnership so that anything becomes possible.  You might be surprised at how easy it is!


Because of the horse… I have learned to make the necessary changes within to truly connect center and grow.  They have taught me to look within first, as that is where true change begins.

I want to make the world a better place. I have always had a passion to help horses and their people in a meaningful way. Horses in their own unique way bring us back to the moment, making it necessary to be present. In learning to work with them through feel and understanding, they teach us about ourselves.  A fusion of concepts on life applied to the horse, making us better people along the way.

Better People. Better Horses. Better...

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Cheryl Henderson - ABC'S Of The Equine Hoof

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

Cheryl will show you how to better read your horse's hoof and gauge its health.  With simple easy to understand descriptions, she will show you how you can help your horse be sounder and more balanced, through proper trimming and reading and understanding of the hoof and how it functions.


My name is Cheryl Henderson. I have studied the hoof for eighteen years through cadaver research and professional trimming. Including I studied many of the popular hoof trimming practices, adopting methods that worked and abandoning those that did not. This prompted me to dispel the myths on the hoof or to prove them accurate The discoveries found I wish to share with everyone and hope you will join me on this journey.

A dedication for the equine inspired a desire to teach others the mysteries of the hoof. To achieve this I use several avenues. I published a "step-by-step" how to trim manual called the ABC HoofPrint Trim. Present hundreds of clinic's in ten different countries. Actively been...

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Amy Skinner - Straightening the Crooked Horse

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

Meet Tonka, a quarter horse who has had some issues staying sound, and when under saddle, was crooked and hard to direct. Learn how to bring a crooked horse into alignment, and how this can improve their soundness and make them more comfortable.


"Because of the Horse..."

I have embarked on a journey to self improvement, and have challenged myself to expand my comfort zone repeatedly.

 

I am an avid student of the horse and have spent my whole life looking for and developing quality horsemanship.  I have been riding since I was 6 years old, taking lessons whenever and wherever I was able while I moved around with my military family. I have ridden with many incredible horsemen and women, but my biggest influencers have been Theresa Doherty, a student of Egon von Neindorff, and Brent Graef. 

 

My training program works for all breeds and disciplines and focuses on promoting softness, balance, and relaxation. With classical dressage basics and an emphasis on...

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Alissa Mayer - Part 2 - Establishing Boundaries

Uncategorized May 19, 2020

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...

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