Jenny Pearce

Student Spotlight

Horse lessons for life

Tihana is young Croation woman who left our place recently, having wwoofed with us for a bit over a month.  WWOOF is Willing Workers On Organic Farms – Google it , it’s a wonderful way of working your way through a new country and really getting to know the people and the country. She worked hard […]

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Horses and bushfires – A beautiful example of the two way power of communicating with your horses

Please note the link at the bottom of this article about feeding horses after fire, why so many horses die afterwards and what you can do to prevent it. Please put any tips that you have come across, about keeping your horses safe in fires in the comment section at the bottom of the page.   I asked […]

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How to get a strong, safe and incredibly magnetic butt on your horse

These two Youtubes are of Jeremy, a Korean wwooofer, learning to ride here.  I taught him so much horse stuff because he was SUCH a hard worker that I had to find extra things to do for him to make our exchange equitable.  WWOOF = Willing Workers On Organic Farms. Click here to learn more […]

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A rider’s view of the clinic we just had at Rokeby and crikey it was the most beautfiul experience for a “teacher”!

My friend Sue McKibbin who owns the farm that we are on here, just posted a blog on her new website about her experience in the four day clinic that we just finished. Sue is already an advanced rider with a wealth of information from other places and has trained with the best in the […]

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I seriously love my work…

I looo…ve my work and days like yesterday, lessons like the private lesson that I gave yesterday afternoon, are why I love my work so much.  It very often feels like a privilege to be a part of a lesson and this was definitely one of those times! This man has done maybe three clinics with […]

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For all you animal lovers out there – a wow chicken story!

  You know all this wonderful horse stuff that we do with horses?  Well, it works with chickens too!  And wow!   Click here for this 4 minute story in audio The wow chicken story   WRITTEN VERSION OF THE AUDIO     A few weeks ago, we had Linda a lovely German girl arrive at our […]

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Rearing, striking, biting with snappy bared teeth, kicking at every opportunity – this little pony was headed for the knackery

  Rearing and striking, lunging forward and striking, trying to run you over on purpose – biting with snappy bared teeth, kicking at every opportunity, barging through gates, ripping the lead rope out of your hands and bolting off, feet trimming time was incredibly dangerous and  everything – everything! –  was fear and aggression. THAT was […]

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Horse and saddle in the marriage vows

Oh man… I can see a new trend zipping around the world. My dear friend Cat Wyley and her now lovely husband Marty Kemble tied the knot late last year in one of the most beautiful wedding ceremonies I have been witness to. Cat was stunningly beautiful out of jeans and the ceremony was thoughtful, uplifting […]

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I don’t WANT to know what my horse thinks of me!

I’ve had a number of people say to me over the years, “Oh dear, I don’t think I want to hear my horse, I don’t want to know what my horse thinks about me.”  And I’ve realised that although they talked like they were joking, that that is a very real concern for some people, […]

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A blind horse – and an amazing story

Here’s an amazing story from a reader, that she tells  so matter of factly, that I wonder if she even realises how big and how beautiful it is.  I can only imagine the care and dedication that has gone into and continues’s to go into the care of Indiano. Dear Jenny Zen Connection with Horses […]

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