ST Instructor Zaneta Georgiades from South Africa passed the Liberty Grade 4 Touchstone with her gelding Delightful!
Here is the video link to her third submission for which she received a high 2 star score:
In the process, Zaneta submitted four Liberty videos on the level of Grade 4, and received four lessons.
And we discussed all four lessons in the April Mastermind Session with all Mastery student.
Zaneta shared more details about her learning process and insights into her own laboratory, and this is what she had to say:
ST Mastery student Kim Alford from South Africa passed Riding 1 with her mare Show Girl and with that Touchstone she passed all 5 Touchstones in Grade 1!
Kim has some great insights to share about the Mastery and Evaluation Program, and how it has helped her on her wonderful ST journey:
The following ST Mastery students have passed a Touchstone in April 2018 in the ST Evaluation Program:
There's a Zen story about a Buddhist monk who climbed a range of mountains 🗻🗻🗻 and was asked how he did it:
👞 He said that he did it one step at a time!
👞 And he strongly believed that the most important step was the next step.
👞 Because “If you don't step forward you will always be in the same spot!“
It's the same with mastering Straightness Training...
When we start training a horse, especially from the ground, we guide our horse's head:
- We lead our horse our horse from A to B
- Turn left
- Turn right
- We ask for forward down at a standstill
- We ask for circles on the longe line
- We teach him the laterals in hand
Now if we are not aware of certain training principles, all these situations can lead to nipping, biting, grabbing or pushing behavior in our horse.
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