Jenny Pearce

Horse training articles

Fixing a Needle shy horse – frightened of having an injection

This video below shows you the Keys to Success in fixing a needle shy horse who is afraid of having an injection. Giving a needle should be a quiet process, filled with trust from the horse and confidence from the person giving the needle.  The first needle of this antibiotic course she had been freaked […]

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What makes your horse want to be with you?

A little Swiss boy visiting us, gave me a blinding flash of the obvious yesterday (commonly known as a BFO) when he had an enormous breakthrough with our two little semi-wild cats. For the last couple of weeks he’d been trying to touch them and they had been quite jumpy around him, allowing a brief […]

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Technique is the enemy of connection

Connection is that thing that allows our horse and ourselves to feel each other and to respond in the moment – to seek and be a union of two minds, bodies and spirits – to express that union in pleasurable movement, whether that be the joyous expression of true dressage or the  smooth, economical movement […]

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Look at the horses and horse people around you

I mean REALLY look at the horse people around you.  Soften your eyes by smiling with them a little and without judgement or criticism (and this is very important, without judgment or criticism) – just with observation – notice how tight and tense most horses are.  Notice their reactions when they’re ridden.  Look at the […]

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OMG How did I not know I was abusing my horse?

I was Quiet Minding a problem with Oliver, who has some kind of PTSD type reaction in him that has him going from genuinely relaxed to a mindless flight reaction in a split second. It’s only happened twice and we’ve done all kinds of lovely Release work with him that has him in a genuinely […]

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This had blocked her natural ability to hear and feel her horses

Communicating with horses in particular and animals in general is normal – so what stops us from being able to do that easily? This video talks about what happened to Mandy that caused her stress and tension and stopped her easy and normal communication with her animals. Handkerchief warning!     We were ALL born […]

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Solved – A horse who didn’t want to move forwards

A lovely story from Caroline. I loved this story from Caroline so much that I asked her to share it with everyone. It’s a lovely example of how easily we can help a horse who has no desire to move forwards. Caroline is one of the staff members here. She has studied as an Equine […]

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I roared with laughter at Deepak Chopra

I was listening to one of Deepak Chopra’s meditations this morning in the Expanding Happiness series – lovely they are – and something he said was sooo… appropriate to what we do with our horses,  that it had me roaring with laughter at the truth of it. He said “Few people are given any training […]

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Solve your horse catching problem easily with these free lessons

  Horse catching problems?  Solve your horse catching problems EASILY with this free lesson set, The 9 Keys to Happiness with Your Horse.  Not only will you solve the catching problem itself, but with the rest of this free lesson set, I expect that you will also get to understand what’s BEHIND the catching problem – why […]

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Are Friesians really dominant?

Ahhh Friesians are the most amazing horses aren’t they? I have heard this dominance thing about Friesians before though and I think I can explain why some of their behaviors can be quite misunderstood.             Here are two chapters from my book Zen Connection with Horses where I talk about […]

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