ABOUT THE TAO OF HORSEMANSHIP ACADEMY
The most comprehensive, effective and positively transformative equine training platform
The level of expert education and innovative training offered on the Tao of Horsemanship Academy is parallel to none. The online training courses are both intuitive-based and practical, offering extensive, expert knowledge and thorough, step-by-step training videos. In addition to the rich content and in-depth videos students have access to a multitude of relevant supplemental reading materials and a Q&A discussion forum where they can share the experience with a community of like-mind.
The Tao of Horsemanship Academy currently offers three training courses, with each focusing on one concrete area of horsemanship – from deepening the connection and relationship to developing the best riding foundation to problem solving strategies for challenging areas and horses. Each designed to not only educate and problem solve but to inspire and empower!
The Courses are designed to provide the best learning opportunity, for both you and your horse, through microlearning modules. What makes microlearning so awesome and powerful is the way it delivers education and instruction to its students in small, very specific bite-size blocks of information. By keeping the video content shorter we are better able to focus on key points and practices that pique interest without overwhelming you, the student, during your learning. This allows students to be in control of managing their learning process which is so key to digesting and absorbing information at your own speed and learning style.
Another great feature of our online courses is that they are part of a learning curriculum. Instead of having access to hundreds of miscellaneous videos, you are accessing a training curriculum that is designed to support you and your horses progression and learning, from start-to-finish.
And last-but-not-least, you are learning a way of Being and working with horses that will teach you how to develop the relationship and ride of your dreams!
To create the best relationship and riding foundation we recommend that you begin with Discovering the Spirituality of Horsemanship Course, followed by The Tao Method Course and then the Problem Solving Strategy Courses.
Please browse the courses available below and feel free to contact me with any questions!
Thank you and may you always be One with your horse!
COURSE I: Discovering the Spirituality of Horsemanship Course
Deepening awareness of relationship between horse and human through mind,
body and soul
Horses are masters of sensory awareness, emotional intelligence, consensual partnership and exemplary leadership. These innate qualities allow them to live a life that resonates with intuitive presence, clarity, honesty, authenticity and well-being. We can learn so much from them if we just slow down, center ourselves, listen and learn.
The Spirituality Course focuses on teaching you the practices and enlightening concepts that develop our intuitive nature when Being and working with horses. It teaches you about the power of intention and tuning in and how to use it with energy and most of all this course is about you – developing you so you can be who your horse needs you to be.
Specific concepts and practices are taught that assist in developing mindfulness, self-awareness as well as your intuitive nature and power. These concepts and practices help you achieve oneness within and with your horse – in mind, body and soul.
This course has the ingredients to enhance any level of your horsemanship, no matter your experience or discipline. If you are looking for a way of working with your horse that is relationship oriented, intuitive, and meaningful, this course is for you!
“In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.”
- Lao Tzu
Achieving the Relationship and Ride of Your Dreams
COURSE II: The Tao Method Course
Your relationship and riding success relies on 3 key components to mastering horsemanship: mindset, correct building blocks and practice!
The Tao Method Course will teach you how to deepen the relationship you share with your horse while developing the best and safest riding foundation.
The Tao Method Course is a training approach that is founded on the core values and principles of relationship and partnership. The curriculum is designed to teach you and your horse how to work together and in harmony. The method focuses on creating oneness in mind, body and soul through the knowledge and skills you will learn in horse/human psychology, relationship and rapport building, equine behavior, training theory, ground work and riding.
This course has the ingredients to enhance any level of your horsemanship, no matter your experience or discipline. While the Tao Method Course includes the core concepts, training theory and exercises found with the Discovering the Spirituality of Horsemanship Course, it dives in more deeply, expanding on those areas and so much more offering a total of 96 training videos all-together. If you are looking for a way of working with, and training, your horse that is relationship oriented, foundation based and purposeful, The Tao Method Course is for you!
Come join us as we embark together on this journey to build the most amazing relationship and ride of your dreams!
COURSE III: Problem Solving Strategy
Compassionate, clear, results-oriented strategies for solving the most difficult
The following video courses not only provide you with over 25 hours of education, problem solving strategies and tips, they are revolutionary in their approach. Each course offers you multiple training videos containing training theories, intelligent perspectives into the minds and behaviors of horses and tactics to solving problems. In addition to the amount of information presented within each, you will learn the necessary skill sets and strategies to unlock old, negative behaviors while creating new and positive change within you and your horse.
For best results, we recommend purchasing the Problem Solving Strategy Courses with The Tao Method Course and/or Tao of Horsemanship’s DVD Series.
The following 6 courses are available:
Course I: Beginning the Work – 8 videos total
Developing Feel & Timing, Deeper Awareness and Skill Sets
Course II: Working with the Different Natures and Learned Behaviors of Horses – 6 videos total
Learn to Read & Understand Your Horse’s Nature while Developing Positive Behaviors
Course III: Lunging that Develops Mental and Physical Collection, Balance and Self-Carriage Naturally - 2 videos total
Exercises and Strategies to Help Your Horse Develop Emotional and Physical Balance
Course IV: Re-Starting the Riding Horse – 7 videos total
Exercises & Strategies to Re-shape & Develop Your Horse’s Mind and Body
Course V: Introverted & Extroverted Horse Behavior – 2 videos total
Understanding Nature and Re-shaping Learned Behaviors
Course VI: Assessing the New Horse – 2 videos total
Evaluating & Working Your Horse through Caroline’s MAT Test: Mental Agility Test