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My 1990 Zambia Chimpanzee Chronicles, Part IV

Impressions: Clumps of chimps falling out of the trees following the crack of overloaded branches. The loud rustle of leaves as the chimps break off fruit. And behind the anthill, Harriet has been grunting, playing patticake, tickling, teasing, playing, and wrestling with Tober for over 30 minutes. The sun is shifting and it’s time to […]

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My 1990 Zambia Chimpanzee Chronicles, Part III

Dec. 22,Chimfunsi: 6:00 a.m. The alarm gently breaks my dream state. One hour until the chimps go into the forest. Sheila suggested we sleep in and follow them later, but we’ve come half way around the world to find this orphanage. “I can sleep when I’m dead,” Moshe used to say. I dress a little […]

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My 1990 Zambia Chimpanzee Chronicles, Part II

To refresh your memory of the first installment of my Zambia Chimanzee Chronicles,

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From My Email: Helpful Hints for Trailering Problems

From My Email: Helpful Hints for Trailering Problems

I just love getting emails like the one below. It is gratifying in the extreme to know that I have the tools to help someone facing a difficult situation. Dear Linda, I know you are very busy but I still will send this. I have started TTouch on my horse about 6 weeks ago. He […]

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Helping Horses With Herd-Bound Behavior

How do I discourage herd-bound behavior? Q. I have been training an 8-year-old Quarter Horse/Arabian gelding for a couple of months, but before I began working with him, he had very little human contact although he had been backed and was rideable. He is very reliant on his pasture buddies, which in turn, causes him […]

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Raffi’s Goodbye: TTouch and Palliative Care

Over the past 28 years since the magical circles we call Tellington TTouch have come into being, we have received countless stories from grateful people who have found that TTouch reduces fear and pain during the final stages of transition from this life to the next – the passage that Hawaiians refer to as ‚Äúchanging […]

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Upcoming Book, The Chimpanzee Chronicles, Reminds me of My Time With Chimps in Zambia

I have been communicating with Debra Rosenman, a certified Rubenfeld Synergist, and Jessica O’Donoghue, an animal behavior consultant, about my work with chimpanzees in the 1990’s. Debra and Jessica met at Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary in New Mexico during one of my trainings there this year, and began a conversation about Debra’s upcoming book, the […]

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Using TTouch To Cultivate A Sense of Balance in Racehorses

Jakie Forbes has been teaching Tellington TTouch in the Southeast for many years. She organized a wonderful training for me in Louisiana about 20 years ago. It is inspiring to see how her influence continues to spread. We have had some remarkable changes in race horses over the years, and I hope to post more […]

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