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Natural Horsemanship is a method of equine communication that creates a relationship with our horse based on mutual love, trust and respect. It produces profound results whether you've been riding your whole life or have never ridden at all. It builds trust and respect between you and your horse as partners with your horse looking to you as his leader. It's an empowering method for English or Western. Dressage, Trail Riding, Reining, Jumping or any discipline one chooses.

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Tim’s Clinics, Classes, Lectures and Private Sessions are available in all 50 United States, Europe, Canada and Mexico.

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The following are the 10 topics that are taught in all my 1st Degree Horsemanship Clinics and Classes. For those who wish to continue and go further, 2nd Degree Horsemanship Clinics and Classes are available. Please contact Tim Hayes for those program descriptions.

  1. Principles of Natural Horsemanship: including Horses and Time and Horse fear vs. Human fear.
  2. Communication with your horse in his own (body) language.
  3. Safety - the only technique that needs to be perfect 100% of the time
  4. Groundwork (horseplay) that establishes love trust and respect.
  5. Gentleness vs. Firmness Which one, how much and when?
  6. Natural saddling skills for any saddle.
  7. Transferring natural communication skills with your horse from the ground to his back
  8. The natural principals and methods of go/whoa/turn/stop/back.
  9. Natural riding skills: focus, feel, timing and balance.
  10. How to execute an emergency stop.

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