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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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Take a year off and go and sort yourself out. This is the kind of advice that Vicki and a number of friends and acquaintances received from Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling while studying with him at his Akedah International school on the island of Lyø in Denmark. And this is precisely what we did. We took […]

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