Horses and The Comfort Zone Model

The Comfort Zone Model was developed by human psychologists and has a powerful application when working with horses.

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The Thinking Rider

What characteristics does this responsible rider display?

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Finding The Leader Within

My two warmblood mares require different aspects of leadership from me. FT is a confident mare and is always challenging my knowledge of her intelligence and ability to “place” my body where she wants it! Cally, my other mare, challenges my basic leadership skills of handling an extremely charged prey instinct within her.

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Diane’s Introduction

Hi, I have been a student of Kirsten’s for three years now and my husband and I have made tremendous progress with our young Tennessee Walking horses. We plan to post photos and video of our horses and tell our story soon.

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A Client’s Review Of Pennsylvania Seminar

….”I love learning new things, particularly when it comes to horses. I was raised on horseback by a Hungarian Calvary officer who encouraged me to explore…

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Equine Imbalance

...."Many problems (of the horse) can be caused by unbalanced patterns of tension in the body"........
....."Uneven tension will often result in uneven body use, difficulty carrying a saddle and rider, stiffness generally 'through the back' or the body as a whole, behavioural problems etc..... " Gavin Scofield D.O.
Founder of Equine Postural Training &
Official Osteopath for the British Endurance team

Acknowledgements

Photos Contributed by:
Jim McCleary - McCleary Photography
Christianne Gentile - True by Christianne
Sarah Wengernuk - Essence Photography

Quote Of The Day

without practice theory is of little value, whereas practice is the proof of theory
~Alois Podhajsky