I have spent my working life building on my experiences and the knowledge of generations of horsemen in my own family and other exceptional horse trainers and these decades of experience underpin my training philosophy.
My grandfather and father were using techniques based on the natural instincts of the horse well before the term “natural horsemanship” was introduced to the equestrian world. They understood how to read the horse’s reactions to situations and adapt their own movements and behavior to bring out the best in their animals. In turn, they passed their stockman’s knowledge onto my siblings and I. After such a good start in my horse training education, I have spent the next twenty years refining these techniques through working with thousands of horses and owners to produce a training program that I believe works for both horses and riders.
My horse training revolves around these three concepts: