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TTouch in the Dressage Realm: Twenty Years of success with Klaus Balkenhol

  Equitana is very successful once again. Klaus Balkenhol had a marvelous seminar with more than 5000 people Monday evening. His voice and his connection to the horse and rider and to all of us watching with fascination was both inspiring and educational. He mentioned that he is always learning and that he has worked […]

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Equitana: A Tellington TTouch Tradition

I’m looking forward to presenting at Equitana in Essen, Germany where I will be a featured presenter for the seventeenth time since mid-1970 .   For those of you unfamiliar with Equitana, it is unlike any other Horse Expo in the world, in size, scale, and scope.  I look forward to meeting up with Facebook friends […]

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Autumn European Tour: Tellington TTouch with Frederic Pignon

Approximately 100 auditors from Germany, Italy and all over France signed up for the unique clinic on Oct 20th weekend that included working with Magali, with me, and with Frederic. Each day Fred worked with 12 students, with one session in the early morning with 6 students and a second session with 6 different students […]

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Patching the Pain Away: Using Lifewave Pain Patches as a complement to TTouch

When Robyn first introduced me to the pain patches several years ago, I pricked up my ears. I was impressed, but I thought, “We have TTouch, so why do we need pain patches?” But I have changed my mind dramatically since have seeing one remarkable example of pain relief from the IceWave patches. And now […]

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Experiencing the Joy of Riding in Italy: European Fall Tour Highlights pt.1

I spent most of September and October teaching all over Europe.  It was wonderful and there were many exciting demos, workshops, and events with old friends and many new face.  Here is Part 1 of my European Tour Highlights! September 4th to 8th 2012 I taught an exciting riding clinic in Udine, Italy organized and […]

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A Veterinarian’s Perspective: TTouch Ahead of Its Time

We know how effective the Tellington TTouch® Training can be for enhancing behavior, performance, and well-being, as well as developing a really special connection between horses and humans. For over 30 years we have received countless success stories from horse folks from around the world which have been recorded in the TTEAM Connections Newsletter published […]

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Elephant memories

Tellington TTouch Equine Practitioner, Tina Hutton, recently alerted me to a fascinating study on elephant intelligence posted on Discovery News Video on Animals: Elephants Show Cooperation on Test. Check it out! Tina has been teaching TTouch and riding for more than two decades and is an MBS Feldenkrais Practitioner incorporating cutting-edge concepts in her trainings. Tina commented: “Very interesting research. […]

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The Story of Mugs – A beloved kitty, teacher to the end.

  I am sharing my longtime friend’s, Jane, story about her beloved Kitty Mugs and the journey she went through during his cancer diagnosis and eventual passing.  Nearly everyone who has enjoyed animals as a part of their lives will relate to the difficult decisions that can arise due to terminal illness, severe injury, or […]

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Understanding & Appreciation: A new lease on life for Milo the Alaskan Malamute

Milo, a 4 year old Alaskan Malamute came to our client day in Johannesburg with the warning  that he had bitten 2 people and they had been advised by a vet to euthanize him.  When we heard the detalis, however, the story took on a very different tone for us. He had bitten a new […]

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The History of Ear TTouches

My last two blogs have described some of the amazing results of Ear TTouches for horses & people.  Here is how I first began using them. I first applied ear slides in the case of colic in 1958; it was totally intuitive.  Many years later I was informed by a spectator at one of my […]

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