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Turning Dreams Into Reality

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.

Remember:

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.

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ST Instructor Clinic in the Netherlands

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.

Enjoy!

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Riding With Two Sticks

From 1 to 5 September 2017 the ST Instructors from the Netherlands, UK, Germany, US, Brazil and South Africa came to the Netherlands for the exclusive ST Instructor Clinic.

Special focus in this clinic was on ST at liberty and riding with two sticks for the simple reason to get our horses in the highest mental state possible, where they are not only willing to meet our requests, but also taking responsibility for the actual behavior.

Zaneta Georgiades ST Instructor from South Africa came already a bit earlier to the Netherlands for a meeting about the ST Evaluation Program, and in this video you'll see Zaneta for the very first time riding brideless with my horse Romanesque:

Total Immersion

Frequently asked questions concerning liberty are:

  • How do I become skilled in doing liberty training with my horse?
  • What do I need to do?
  • What is the most important thing?

Let's tell you the answer in a sec 😉...

But first let's have a look how we learn:

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