Category Archives for "Presenters"

Ponderings on Riding

I enjoy riding too. But as much as I love taking Orlik to the woods or helping Daniel to speak, I can’t help but to think whether or not I should be riding my horses at all. I often question whether Orlik likes my riding him, too.

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  • February 1, 2018

The Metaphor of the Centaur

In the past, humans were deeply connected to their innate and nature based wisdom. Living in close connection to the land, to nature, the seasons and the animals, survival depended on paying attention to the shifts and changes of emotion and energy in the body and the external environment.

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  • January 15, 2018

Music of the Plants

Plants do understand us. But do we understand them? The true value of plant life on this planet is little realised by most folk who take it as a bounty to be harvested without any recognition of what this means to us.

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  • January 9, 2018

Horses, Energy, and Trusting the Unknown

My wise senior mare, Posadka, did something out of the norm the other day. Whenever the horses do something out of the ordinary in the context of an equine-guided learning session, I tend to get quite curious about it.

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  • January 3, 2018

Kaimanawa Heritage Horses

Elder and Marilyn Jenks have been volunteering their devotion to the Kaimanawa horses since the1990’s. During this time they have been responsible for saving the lives of more than a thousand wild horses.

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  • December 26, 2017

Home Is Where the Soul Resides

Since I could walk and talk my passion has always been horses. I always looked after other people’s horses until I finally got my first horse at 30 years old, fulfilling a promise my father made to me when I was 10 years old.

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  • December 18, 2017

The Leadership Whisperers

Throughout my 16-year corporate career I had large leadership development budgets but was increasingly frustrated that the learning never stuck and nothing really, truly changed in terms of behaviour when people returned back to their offices.

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  • December 11, 2017

A Journey to Horsanity

Whilst I found my coaching work to be much more suited to my mindset than my previous career of 20 years, where I had come close to becoming not so quietly insane, I didn’t want to lose that private personal bond between me and the horses.

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  • November 27, 2017