Tag: Tellington Method

  • Horse Training…from Both Sides, Now

    Horse Training…from Both Sides, Now

    Who didn’t learn it that way? One of the very first lesson we all absorb as tiny horse-crazy tots is to approach and handle the horse from the left side. I once went on a dude ride (no really, it’s true) and the four things that were explained to all the tourists in tennis shoes […]

  • This Is What Top Equestrians Are Thankful For

    In almost every book we publish, we invite our authors to include a page of acknowledgments; this is their chance to thank those who may have had a hand in their careers or the making of their books. While it isn’t every day that we look back through to see who they’ve thanked over the […]

  • Talk Live with Linda Tellington-Jones & Dr. Allen Schoen

    World-renowned authority on animal behavior and creator of the Tellington Method Linda Tellington-Jones invites members of the public to join her and her popular Online Book Club for a conversation with Dr. Allen Schoen about compassion’s role when working with animals, and much, much more. “I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Dr. Schoen for close […]

  • For the First Time EVER in the US–A Clinic with the Founding Stars of Cavalia

    When Cavalia—the amazing equestrian-themed spectacular that has now toured North America for over a decade—first dazzled audiences in 2003, few people knew of Frédéric Pignon and Magali Delgado. But the whole world was soon abuzz with talk of the display these two remarkable individuals and their unparalleled cast of beautiful horses provided their audience. “With […]

  • Take This Quick Self-Quiz About How You Dress to Ride Your Best

    There is a common analogy that compares a horse wearing a tight noseband or girth, or a poorly fitting saddle, to a person wearing a pair of shoes that are too small—perhaps trying to walk all day or dance all night in them. “But this analogy has been around a long time,” says Linda Tellington-Jones […]

  • Thoughts on Horses, the Miraculous, and the Divine

      From DRESSAGE WITH MIND, BODY & SOUL by Linda Tellington-Jones with Rebecca M. Didier Miracles surround us, on a large and small scale. It is on a personal level that we ascertain whether an occurrence qualifies as miraculous. My life has been full of what I consider miracles—from the simple unexpected to the extraordinary. […]

  • Studies Show That How We Touch the Horse Matters in Training

      “How the horse responds during training can be influenced not only by its affective state (mood) and arousal (alertness) level, but also by how attached it feels to the trainer,” says the August 2013 article from the International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) Arousal, Attachment, and Affective State. Is the Horse in a Learning […]

  • Do You Ride with Your Left Brain or Your Right Brain? Take This Quiz to Find Out!

      In her newest book DRESSAGE WITH MIND, BODY & SOUL, renowned horse trainer and animal behaviorist Linda Tellington-Jones explains that although in reality there is much crossover and shared responsibility when it comes to the two brain hemispheres, each of us naturally operates in a manner that can probably be classified as either “left-brained” […]

  • Frederic Pignon, Magali Delgado, and Linda Tellington-Jones Talk About the Tellington Method at the 2013 Equitana

    TSB author, horse trainer, and animal behaviorist Linda Tellington-Jones sat down with world renowned liberty trainers and performers Frederic Pignon and Magali Delgado during the first weekend of Equitana in Essen, Germany. Linda, Frederic, and Magali discuss the ways Tellington TTouch, the specialized bodywork that forms one important piece of the Tellington Method, dramatically reduces […]

  • This Valentine’s Day, Linda Tellington-Jones Tells Us How Our Heart Can Improve Our Riding

    In TSB author Linda Tellington-Jones’ new book DRESSAGE WITH MIND, BODY & SOUL, she explains how we have scientific evidence that proves something most of us “knew” already: The heart does more than simply service the human circulatory system as a “blood pump.” In fact, it is in constant communication with the brain in order […]