2019 Beyond Body Language and Tango with Horses
Audio File Index
Welcome! Here you will find all of the audio files posted in response to questions asked during class:
Questions from Class:
A bit about training philosophy July 9:
questions from class March 14:
Body work to support older horses
Thoughts on metabolic issues in horses
Working with resonance in a way that doesn’t slam you
Questions from Class February 25:
Accessing our ability to perceive
Somatic Movement and emotional release
Clicker Training thoughts
Boundaries and personal Space:
Question: Setting boundaries and defining personal space with our horses, particularly in regards to mouthy horses. We can whisper our boundaries, we don’t have to shout. I talk about clarity in our body language, owning your space.
How to catch a horse in a herd when the other horses want to mob you
Giving our horses a voice and still getting things done
How do I support my horse, that worries, while trailering to a clinic where she will be a demo horse? How do I advocate for my horse in the face of potentially judgemental people?
What if I really need to catch my horse for the vet or farrier, for example, and they walk away? How long should I pursue that?
How do you honor your horse’s voice and still have goals?
Recognizing anxiety around haltering:
I share some thoughts and stories about setting up haltering as an invitation. Recognizing signs of anxiety and how to work with that.
Grounding and Connecting to others:
Part 1: “Guided meditation”: I talk you through my ‘pre-flight’ checklist for connecting with others.
Part 2: I do a first long distance session with Luci and talk you through that process.
Question: How do I protect myself from all the negativity/from picking up on other people’s stuff and still keep my heart open?
Working with Intuitive Information:
How do I verify or validate intuitive impressions?
Can emotions get trapped during trauma and how do we release them/can they be released for us?
Long Distance with Luci #2
Talking through a second session with Luci. Talked a bit about the nervous system and it’s connection to diaphragm, kidneys and adrenals. Very interesting session.
Long Distance with Lucy #3
Talking through the third session with Lucy.
Voice over for video:
Talking through my observations as George works with Lucy for 30 minutes. March 4th
Long Distance with Sundance
Sundance was lamer than normal today so I did a long distance session followed by bodywork. I don’t know why I don’t do more of this with my own horse