Theory, practical work and discussions

The past weekend I have been lecturing at WindOpleidingen and Centrum voor Paardencoaching. Both educations, have their own character, but share the common goal to educate horse coaches. Both days had a theoretical and practical part. The topic was calming signals and the way they relate to tension. During the

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Calming Signals of Horses to China

With excitement and gratitude I can announce that the Calming Signals of Horses will be launched in China these coming months. This will happen in two ways. Firstly I am invited to speak at the Second International Conference on Equine Science in Harbin China  this coming  August. Secondly my book

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Podcast up and running!

My first podcast (interview) is ready to be listened to! Topics are the Calming Signals of Horses, Using Enriched Environments and doing Scentwork with horses. It was wonderful and exciting to be doing a podcast. I was lucky to have Tracy Malone as host. She has already interviewed so many

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Dutch ladders ready

I took a bit, but here they are: two communication ladders in Dutch. You can download them copy right free from: https://calmingsignalsofhorses.com/downloadpage/ It is not allowed to change the ladders. The two communication ladders resulted from the ongoing study I started in 2013. More information about the study and the

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Lectures in The Netherlands

Enclosed some impression pictures (from Nina Bien) from two lectures I gave in The Netherlands. One was in Nistelrode, organiser was Irene Smeets from Kings-Crossing. The other was in Bemelen, Carin Breukers- Les2Chevaux was the one inviting me there. Thank you Irene and Carin!  In the coming months there will

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German ladders ready for downloading

Iris Starnberger has started the New Year productively. Apart from her regular work at her own company “Zuckerbrot”, she has also translated two of my communication ladders into German.  If you want to use these ladders, they can be downloaded copyright-free from my website at  Downloads In the chapter down

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Finnish ladders ready for down loading

With a big thank you to Susanna Hämäläinen and Nina Mäki-Kihniä for your efforts and perfectionism to find the exact right Finnish words, and ofcourse my publisher CRC Press, two of my communication ladders are translated into Finnish. The two communication ladders are ‘Fight-Flight’ and ‘Recovery after Tension and Shock’.

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First lecture on Equine Scentwork

Thank you  Suzanne Rogers from Learning about animals for inviting me to lecture on Calming signals and language signs of horses and equine mental stimulation and scentwork. It was exciting to be able to share my findings on equine scentwork. What a great audience. I loved your enthusiasm and eagerness

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