Horses often mirror the behaviors and emotions around them, serving as eerily accurate relationship barometers. Samantha engineered a fascinating experience at one of her clinics when she asked two ladies to swap horses. You’ll find the unexpected result in The Breath of Horse Crazy, in the chapter titled Reflections.
Samantha Harvey developed Alternative Horsemanship training theories based on her equine related experiences over the past 25 years. She offers riding lessons, ground work sessions, horsemanship clinics along with remote coaching worldwide.
Her background includes 3-Day Eventing (riding under Australian & German Olympic level riders while based in Europe), working under three time World Cup Grand Prix Jumper rider/judge, working with multiple nationally recognized natural horsemanship horsemen, working under US international Dressage Grand Prix rider/representative/judge, young horse race prep at Santa Anita Park in California, working on private cattle ranches starting colts and finishing horses throughout the western USA, participated in clinics with a range of international instructors and much more. Sam is also an alumna of The United States Pony Club as a participant, instructor and Joint DC.
Read Samantha’s guest article, Decreasing Human Fear and Diminishing Spook in Horses
Students: Horses and Riders
She starts colts, rehabilitates dangerous and difficult horses, and finishes horses for both show arena and every day practical riding. She works with both competitive and pleasure riders of all levels and backgrounds, horses of a variety of breeds, ages and disciplines at both a local and national level throughout the USA,
Samantha has lectured and offered demos at equine symposiums, taught horsemanship practices to pre-veterinary students, has been a featured speaker on nationally syndicated radio programs, and is a regular contributor to equine publications. Visit her website learnhorses.com or her blog learnhorses.blogspot.com or stay updated with activities, webinars and clinics by finding her on Facebook at facebook.com/alternativeHorsemanship .
Thank you, Sam, for generously sharing your gifts with horse-loving women.