Madalyn is trained in Veterinary Homeopathy, Acupuncture, Bowen Therapy, Network Chiropractic and Equine Osteopathy. Memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Equine Practitioners, the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy and American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. She has authored three books, Holistic Horsekeeping, Horse Harmony, Understanding Horse Types and Temperaments and Horse Harmony Five Element Feeding Guide. www.holistichorsekeeping.com and www.horsetemperament.com
Patrick Tigchelaar is a certified Dressage Instructor/Bereiter from the Netherlands and has his USDF silver and gold medals. In Europe, he trained under Dutch Olympic rider Rien van der Schaft and his wife Inge, and he was a student of the late German Master George Theodorescu. Before moving to the US in 2007, he showed successfully in the Netherlands and Germany. In the United States, he has been a winning FEI competitor through Grand Prix, with many high-score awards at or above 70%. Career highlights to date include FEI small tour wins at Dressage at Devon 2011 and a spot on the 2014 Dutch Nations Cup team at the Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, FL. He has trained many horses through the FEI levels, and after working two years as assistant trainer to Catherine Haddad-Staller, Patrick started his own business ‘PT-Dressage’ in the spring of 2015. Patrick is a talented trainer with many tools in his toolbox. He is patient yet demanding and consistently brings out the best in riders and their horses. Patrick is an articulate clinician with a positive attitude, and both auditors and riders will enjoy learning from his training.
Laura has been working intuitively with people and their animals for over 20 years. She is constantly amazed by the ability and eagerness of animals to have conversations and give specific details about their health, relationships, emotions, histories, desires, and life purposes. Animal communication can be learned by anyone and Laura’s passion is to help people develop their own skills as well as to do individual animal sessions. Laura’s lifelong love of horses has led her to barns across the country combining intuitive communication with relationship building for horse and rider.
Reese Koffler Stanfield earned both a BS in Agricultural Economics from the College of Agriculture at the University of Kentucky and an MA in International Commerce from the prestigious Patterson School of International Diplomacy and Commerce at the University of Kentucky, while concurrently maintaining an International High-Performance Dressage riding career. She possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for the effective functioning in the equestrian and international business milieu. She is conversant in German after spending almost two years at a prominent German facility. She has developed focus, initiative, and discipline through daily training and years of dedication to the sport of Dressage at all levels. Poised to represent her country and her home land of the bluegrass state of Kentucky in International Competition, Reese plans to continue her riding career in International High-Performance Competitive Dressage, as well as riding, training, and coaching students and horses of all levels.
Sydney Burt has been an Equine Dentist for 18 years. In this webinar she presents the basics of the horse's teeth, why dentistry is important and what some of the terms are that are used to describe the horse's teeth.
Hansje Rol is a 3 HOOF SURE FOOT Practitioner (there are 4 levels). She has been offering SURE FOOT Pad Parties and working with individuals using the SURE FOOT Equine Pads. Hansje presents several fascinating case studies in this webinar and gives an update on the excitement about SURE FOOT in The Netherlands.
Sharon and Laura are back for their 7th Webinar with Wendy. Each time we discuss different aspects of Horse Speak and watch videos of horses on SURE FOOT pads. Join us for another fascinating discussion on the horse's "sign language" and how we can read them as they process information from the SURE FOOT pads.
Maree McAteer grew up professionally show jumping in NZ and the USA. Dividing her time between Auckland NZ (Nov- April) and Colorado USA (May to October), Maree shares her many years of professional experience with riders from all disciplines. She has been heavily involved in bringing the new sport of Working Equitation to the shores of NZ and is excited to be part of a new online virtual Working Equitation competition platform open to anyone, anywhere. She is passionate about the wellbeing and comfort of performance horses and dedicated to sharing her wealth of knowledge through appropriate training and therapies.
Wendy Murdoch discusses several horses regarding how long it may take for changes in behavior to be permanent. Also she shows examples of changes seen while horses are standing on SURE FOOT pads.