First CENTERED RIDING® instructor and
First SURE FOOT® practitioner in Northern Ireland

Rehabilitation & support

When your horse needs rehabilitation or training I can help you. There is a lot you can do but knowing when and what is sometimes difficult to determine. Looking and listening to your horse is very important and I can help you understand your horse better.

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Centered riding

Centered Riding instruction

Centered Riding helps horse and rider work in harmony and in a natural way. This is therefore the basis from which I teach. The rider is relaxed, conscious, centered and in balance. As a result of this your horse will be more consious, centered and balanced. A good starting point for both.

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Sure Foot

Sure Foot

Imagine your horse becoming his own teacher and finding inner harmony. The SURE FOOT Program gives you the tools to offer your horse this profoundly meaningful experience of self-learning. Creating relaxation, improving performance with greater freedom of movement, improving performance with greater freedom of movement, and improved wellbeing.

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About Linda

I offer a helping hand to human and horses based on respect, calmness and safety.
I have an open minded view on things and make contact to support without judgement.

Djarra, travelling together

For Djarra I have found a new family in the Netherlands.
In 2019 I will emigrate to Northern Ireland to follow my passion and dream to only work with horses. I will describe my encounters here.

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7 April 2021

Sure Foot to the rescue

After some really nice sunny spring days the weather changed. It was at Easter that we got an Arctic wind storming down with snow, hail and lots of very very cold air.
When I go up to the yard the wind is howling in between buildings, Read more »

Trailrunning, travelling alone

Since 2018 I also travel alone, barefoot and running. Discovering new trails and applying all I have learned to myself in a different way.

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2 January 2020

New years day: Race over the Glens

Best way to start the new year: Run the Glens in Glanariff Forest Park. A 6 mile trail in for me chalanging terrain (217 elevation meters). Best weather you can wish for and with totaly no expectation other then to really enjoy a day in the glens. Read more »

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3 days ago

Ottolina

Having a set of Sure Foot pads around can be use full in many ways. This week I used them to settle down Hudson. With two days of Arctic storm blasting down he was a bit tense and restless. So I offered a pad to see if he would like it. Well he loved it and went into deep relaxation immediately. Even totally ignoring the hay under his nose! Read all about it with pictures in my blog: www.lindavdhorst.com/blog-djarra-en/2021/sure-foot-to-the-rescue/ ...

Having a set of Sure Foot pads around can be use full in many ways. This week I used them to settle down Hudson. With two days of Arctic storm blasting down he was a bit tense and restless. So I offered a pad to see if he would like it. Well he loved it and went into deep relaxation immediately. Even totally ignoring the hay under his nose! Read all about it with pictures in my blog: https://www.lindavdhorst.com/blog-djarra-en/2021/sure-foot-to-the-rescue/
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