The following ST Mastery students have passed a Touchstone in October 2017 in the ST Evaluation Program:
The preparation for the start of the Mastery 2017 Class in November is in full swing behind the scenes!
The Mastery 2017 Class will join our online ST Academy to become the best horse trainer they can be and make a positive difference for their horse!
And we are working hard to get everything ready for the new group of Mastery Students!
We are very excited to start working together in week 45 of November!
We imagine a world in which the vast majority of riders wake up every single morning inspired to do great things with their horse...
And feel fulfilled at the end of the day!
Where riders have an amazing relationship and magnificent life with their horse!
A world without unnecessary suffering for horses and their riders, because life’s too short to suffer!
We, as an organization, see ourselves as leading a movement to build this world.
We want as many riders as possible to make a positive difference for their horse...
Where they put the body, mind, heart, and soul of the horse first...
And can be the change they want to see!
To build this world, we know that we can’t do it alone:
We know that together is better!
Therefore, by using the internet, we can join forces in the Straightness Training Academy.
It’s the place where ancient wisdom, modern science, common sense, practical experience, fun, and mastery come together...
To help you on your personal path to mastery...
So you can be the best you can be for your horse.
By inviting people to join the online Straightness Training Academy, we hope to create an inspiring group of loyal horse trainers and instructors dedicated to the cause of improving health, joy, and beauty in working with horses - based on the principles of Straightness Training.
And the comprehensive, well-structured, simple to use and user-friendly ST Mastery Program integrates all aspects on working on you and your horse.
It has all the 'why, what, how and when' for training horses.
And it works brilliantly on all types of horses, regardless of age and breed.
It includes step-by-step coaching and 24/7 support to get to the next levels of you and your horse's abilities.
Also, you will have access to the ST Evaluation Program, whereby you can submit videos of your training to be evaluated to help guide you further on your journey.
This approach enables you to progress at your own pace and to stay on track.
It is an invaluable support in your horsemanship journey!
It helps you take your level of horsemanship and relationship with your horse to a completely different level - one you never believed would be possible before!
Now, I’m going to start a brand-new Mastery 2017 Class in November.
And anyone with any horse can join this program - no matter what age or breed or level of competence - there are no admission requirements to join.
Plus, the wonderful thing is, that you’ll reach me and like-minded Mastery students all across the world, but never have to leave home.
It’s going to be amazing...
Seating is limited in the Mastery 2017 Class, because my team of evaluators and I want to give you personal feedback on your work, so you get the attention and coaching you deserve.
The early bird gets the worm, so to speak.
Therefore, I’ve set up this special page where EARLY ACCESS to the Mastery 2017 Class is granted.
Now, registration for the Mastery 2017 Class goes LIVE in November, week 45.
But if you want early access (and a special Early Bird bonus in the form of an extra coaching session) - get on the Early Bird List:
Now and then it's good to ask ourselves:
What is it I truly want?
Now, if you know the answer to this question, it could be that you notice that there's a gap between where you are and where you want to be...
And this could make you feel a bit uncomfortable.
It might even create some pain, stress or frustration when the ideal picture of your life doesn't match your current life conditions.
Then, the next question to ask ourselves is:
What's holding you back to live the life you want?
That's because a common thing when setting goals is, that we subconsciously put the brakes on it.
We'll start to say: "Yes, but....".
So we make up a story why we cannot have it.
We might come up with a list of excuses.
We start to believe that "that is just not for us."
But it's important to tell these Gremlins to shut up 😉...
And to write down what you really want...
And to forget about what you think you can or cannot...
Or what other people are telling...
Or what is possible in your country...
So ask yourself:
• What do you want?
• What level of skills do you want to achieve?
• What lifestyle do you want to have?
And.... very important:
• What do you want to do in return?
Because defining what you want is not enough...
As one of the greatest body builders of all time, Ronnie Coleman, said:
"Every man wants to be a body builder, but no man wants to lift heavy weights."
So the main question is not WHAT do you want, but WHY?
Because if there's not a strong enough WHY, you won't achieve your WHAT.
On the other hand, if there's a strong reason WHY, you'll make it happen!
Just by taking little steps in the right direction!
One step at a time.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Now let me tell you a bit about my dream and my gap and my 'why' - and I hope this brings some inspiration and practical value to you.
From 1 to 5 September 2017 fourteen ST Instructors from the Netherlands, UK, Germany, US, Brazil and South Africa came to the Netherlands for the second ST Instructor Clinic of this year.
This video gives you a short impression of the clinic and below the video you can read more extensive reports with valuable tips and insights, written by several ST Instructors.