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Often when we refer to trust in relation to horses, we treat it as a one-way street from the human to the horse. How often have we not heard that the horse needs to learn to trust the human? Part of the truth, as Pip has taught me, is that a horse does not need […]

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It was a bit of a toss-up, determining where to start on the question of riding. My instinct tells me that Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling is right: you start with the human and not the horse, for ultimately it is the human that needs to change and to rediscover what it is to be human if […]

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February is hurtling along at a pace of knots, my days are fiercely full, and I am flying on a high. How is this remotely possible, you might ask, if you learn that we are coursing through what may go down in the statistics as one of the warmest, wettest winters in recorded memory, experiencing […]

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For the past two to three weeks I have been corresponding with someone who has been involved in ongoing discussions on Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling’s official Facebook page. Although the precise nature of these discussions varies, the debate can essentially be reduced to the question of what is required of an individual to become the type […]

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In 2010 Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling published a book called It is Not I Who Seek the Horse, the Horse Seeks Me, in which he rejects conventional and natural horsemanship, proposing instead a way which facilitates the free development of the horse. Ten years earlier Mark Rashid had already done the same in essence, when he […]

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