How To Build A Great Relationship With Your Horse

Newsdate: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 - 08:22 am
Location: Pleasanton, California

View this high-definition video on Bay Area Equestrian Network . Kathryn Lauritzen of Padma Video, creator of BAEN's Horse Lover's 2 Minute How-To video series, conducts a unique one-on-one interview with Benjamin Aillaud, Equestrian Director and Choreographer of the touring equestrian show Cavalia, following the preview of Cavalia's 2012 show in San Jose, CA. After watching these amazing horses, we wanted to ask Benjamin how he trains a horse to perform so freely and willingly. As you will see, Benjamin emphasizes relationship rather than training as the key to success. His philosophy of horse training is summed up in his introductory statement: "The idea is to share a life with horses, and to find a way to make your communication with them the best possible." Training success becomes possible when we love, understand and respect the horse. Cavalia's healthy, relaxed horses exemplify this philosophy, and best of all, it's something we can all aspire to.

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About the Author

Mark Sellers

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Mark is the founder of EquiMed.  Prior to EquiMed, Mark was the CEO and founder of Pacific Crest Corporation, a maker of wireless communication devices and now a subsidiary of Trimble Navigation.

Mark trains and shows reining horses, and is a member of the West Coast Reining Horse Association, the NRHA affiliate in Northern California.  Mark also breeds and exhibits Mediterranean Donkeys.

Mark has a strong interest in equine health.  This website is the result of Mark's and numerous other contributor's efforts to make equine health information accessible to the horse owner.