Learning to understand horses. "We bring people closer to the horse world and horses closer to the human world." This is how Jenny and Peer summarize their work as a teacher of Natural Horsemanship in one sentence. Of course, there is much more to it: understanding the needs of the horse and deepening the relationship with him.
The main exercises of Natural Horsemanship. You will hear three terms over and over again: focus, energy, and timing. In her films, Jenny and Peer show you the exercises that quickly bring people and horses on the same wavelength. You do not have to change everything you've learned so far - it's more about taking a new perspective and better communicating with your horse.
Lex is a somewhat uncertain paint-gelding, his half-sister Amy has Arab blood and you can tell by her behavior. The other seven horses you'll meet in the movies all have their own character and you will learn from each of them. Horsemanship not only is about working with a horse but understanding them and building their training according to their own nature and personality.
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Jenny Wild and Peer Claßen are real equestrians. As trainers of Natural Horsemanship, they teach people to see and understand from the horse's perspective. With their everyday exercises, they help to rediscover and deepen the relationship with the horse.> more
The desire of the horse to go forward, combined with bending the hindquarters is the basis of a good piaffe. Philippe Karl uses various exercises to teach his horses the piaffe and bring them into perfect balance. Every horse can learn to passage correctly when one sensitively combines the Spanish walk with the trot, something the world-renowned trainer has seen continually happen over the years.
Duration: 21:17 Minutes
Showjumping training, built according to the natural ability of each horse, is a fabulous possibility to gymnasticize and stretch a horse, both on the lunge and under saddle. Philippe Karl feels it belongs in the training of every horse.
Duration: 09:02 Minutes
Once the horse has been familiarised to the effects of the double bridle on the ground, Philippe Karl then continues this from the saddle. He rides using the Fillis hold, enabling the use of the two bits separately.
Duration: 09:16 Minutes
For Uta Gräf and her husband, Stefan Schneider, fine riding is not only a question of riding technique but the result of the “whole caring package” of husbandry, feeding, and training that keeps the horse healthy and happy. Keeping competition horses in a herd in the field is a fairly unusual practice, as is riding without a standard indoor in summer and especially winter. This video lets us experience Uta Gräf’s training and husbandry concepts.
Duration: 20:13 Minutes
Warwick McLean is a successful dressage rider and horse behavioral expert. With targeted groundwork, he helps horses to relax even in difficult situations using the process of habituation. In this video, he works with horses from the stable of Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and Benjamin Werndl.
Duration: 16:33 Minutes