you can get to that EMPOWERing oneness.

yes, even you!

We promise it's absolutely doable AND at your finger tips!
We've been facilitating it every day for 15 years for hundreds of horse-human pairs of all ages and from all walks.

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Elizabeth riecks - founder

Bridleless and Dressage Specialist

  • •Benevolent Dressage Queen

  • •Liberty Fairy

  • •Equine Physical Rehabilitation Coach (Intrinzen/Thoracic Sling)

  • •Trailer Loading Witch

  • •Fearless Riding Warrior

  • •Equine Natural Management Specialist

  • •Natural Horsemanship Aficionado

↑↑↑ Click on the image to hear about Giorgia's Journey

Giorgia ghizzoni - training associate

Consent and Passionate Movement Specialist

  • •Positive Reinforcement Magician

  • •Consent and Relationship Counselor

  • •Passionate Liberty Movement Artist

  • •Intrinzen & Pain Science Nerd

  • •Safety Sheriff

  • •Hakuna Matata Ambassador

  • •Olympic Horse Whisperer/Listener

NO MORE LEAVING THE BARN MORE STRESSED THAN WHEN YOU GOT THERE

TRAIL...WHAT??

Your horse bolts and stays well clear of the trailer. You find excuses every week and let your friends and their horses go without you.

I. AM. SO. FRUSTRATED.

I have BIG dreams of badass stuff my horse and I will do together. I know we both have the potential for it. But we're getting literally nowhere. On a good day he ignores me, but is mostly extremely annoyed at me and sometimes actively tries to kill me.

ALL THAT MONEY SPENT FOR NOTHING

I've taken EVERY course out there, been at a million clinics, competed for years, I do this professionally...yet it seems that I still know nothing about making my horses happy.

I'M DOING IT ALL WRONG

The trainer at my barn tells me I have no business owning a horse, especially this horse. Everyone looks at me weird for not whipping her when she misbehaves. I know that I don't know what I'm doing...but every time I try to sell her, a voice inside me stops me.

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HOP ON AND GO!

Your horse hops in the trailer on cue, at liberty, and you trust each other and your own selves to be confident trail champs! Get back on that trail riding texts thread!

LIFE-CHANGING JOURNEY

My priorities have changed, as has my mindset. I now take the time it takes to make my horse feel heard and seen, I celebrate mistakes as learning opportunities and even though the definition of "results" has completely shifted for me, the more I enjoy the journey, the more of what I used to consider results we actually get!

MY HORSE GENUINELY ADORES ME

I now have learned science and techniques I wouldn't have remotely thought could serve me. My horse is healthy, happy and fulfilled. Living her best life. It's life-changing to know that I can empower her this way.

I BELONG

My time at the barn is my sacred time of the day. I get there and all my worries go away. Everyone is so helpful and kind, and ready to lend a helping hand. I feel supported and that I, too, have the right to dream (and live!) that magical simplicity with horses. I belong.

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IN PERSON

We have training programs for experienced equestrians and complete beginners; horses, horse owners or humans who haven’t yet found their forever horse.

We start from the age of 9 with no upper limit.

ONLINE

We are glad to support our local and faraway community with webinars, courses and online coaching!

Frequently asked questions

WHAT'S YOUR HORSEMANSHIP BLEND MADE OF?

Positive reinforcement, natural horsemanship, natural dressage, Intrinzen, classical dressage, yoga, Equine Assisted Learning, energy work, mindfulness, Active Listening Playground, creativity, humility, fun and empathy.

WHAT ARE THE MAIN SCIENCES YOU BASE YOUR WORK ON?

Modern Movement Science (Ecological Dynamics, Constraints Led Approach), Affective Neuroscience, Behaviorism, Stress Science, Physiology, Biomechanics.

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WHAT DO YOU GUYS SPECIALIZE IN?

Anything liberty, natural dressage, husbandry made easy and fun, horse rehabilitation (physical and emotional), colt starting at liberty, bridleless dressage, trailer loading, trail riding prep, yoga for horses, farrier prep, problem solving, natural horse management, gentling.

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WHO HAVE YOU STUDIED WITH?

Elizabeth: Anne Gribbons, Tamra Brown, Karen Rohlf, Klaus Hempfling, Kathy Sierra, Nahshon Cook

Giorgia: Mustang Maddy, Kathy Sierra, various Parelli instructors, Alyssa Aubrey & Gaby Fabian (Equine Assisted Learning)

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free VIDEO-TRAINING!

"3 SIMPLE TECHNIQUES

TO INSPIRE YOUR HORSE TO RELAX AND LIFT THEIR TOPLINE

FOR FUN GUILT-FREE RIDING"

Your horse constantly slips out from under you like a bar of wet soap.

You've tried everything, yet when your horse does manage to lift their topline, it's a "fake" lift. It's tense, it's unrideable. It feels like a pogo stick ride.

Every whoa feels like a Herculean tug-of-war and it might or might not happen five slogged-through-mud-like steps later

Your horse had a long break and you're eager to ride again...but all the topline enhancing techniques you know take forever. Someone please buy me a magic wand!!

TESTIMONIALS

“I took the positive reinforcement intensive with Giorgia in order to get a better communication with my horse DH Aref +. We have been endurance partners for over 10 years, finished Tevis together and have thousands of miles on the trail.

I am really impressed of the results I had on communicating with my horse in a totally different level. It’s like we started a new relationship.

I will be continuing with this program, since the newly open communicating doors can take me to places I’ve never thought or dreamed possible

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Philip Himanka

Natural Hoof Trimmer and Mentor,
Endurance Rider

I needed help with Dalia because she was anxious, fearful, “hot”. I was afraid that in her flightiness she would hurt my children.

Then I found Hatha Equus’s online course. One choice-based session and the light in her eyes had turned on! I had to be the one to end that session because despite the open gate, she just wouldn’t leave!

She has been a happy horse since, and has become a trustworthy partner. I have finally found a method that reflects my personal values of respect and empathy!

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Elisa Sironi

Equestrian, Mom, Photographer and Entrepreneur

I started out learning natural horsemanship at a ranch that had only one perspective from which the horse human relationship could grow: the human perspective of power over the horse. My horse often reared, braced and ended up hot, sweaty and worn to a frazzle. I felt hopeless and heart broken.

I now have incredible teachers who meet each unique horse and human with creativity, in the moment exploration, joy, clarity, play, boundaries and inspiration, helping to find the puzzle pieces and holding space for the pair to figure things out.

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Terri Todd

Proud horse owner
Montessori teacher

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