Natural Horsemanship: Answering the What, Why, and How for ALL Disciplines

by Lindsey Forkun



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/19/2009

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781449020934

About the Book

Discover natural horsemanship through this comprehensive guide. Learn what natural horsemanship means, why it works, and how to start all within one book. Dive into easy to read detail about natural horsemanship and see concrete examples through colour images.



Furthermore, Lindsey’s background draws from many disciplines including western, jumping, trail, dressage, and gaited breeds giving many concrete examples that everyone can benefit from. Images throughout the book represent these diverse disciplines, letting you see how natural horsemanship can apply to all horses, handlers, riders, and disciplines.


What makes Lindsey’s approach to natural horsemanship a well rounded approach is the variety of experience and background that Lindsey draws from. She started as a typical horse handler for many years and had to make the decision to go natural. She can relate to ‘old school’ techniques, but can also draw from the variety of facilities she has worked with- ranging from an all natural horsemanship western trail riding facility, to an all hunter/jumper riding school.


This guide will provide you with easy to follow and logical steps to learning natural horsemanship. You will be able to decide for yourself if natural horsemanship is right for you. You will be able to understand why and what natural horsemanship is. You will be equipped with ideas, steps, and real actions you can take with your horse to start natural horsemanship.


Find a comfy chair and enjoy your journey through natural horsemanship.




About the Author

Lindsey began with horses back in 1993 and began her natural horsemanship journey in 2002. Lindsey's diverse equine background includes experience as a coach, owner, trainer, competitor, and general farm worker. Her disciplines range from western speed events, western pleasure, competitive trail, hunter, jumper, dressage, and eventing. She also has miles of experience working on trails, with gaited breeds, and ground games. Lindsey has 'broken' many horses, and trained many more. Her speciality reigns in working with ex race horses, 'hot' horses, and jumping disciplines.


Lindsey has achieved various levels of achievment with Parelli Natural Horsemanship, the Ontario Equestrian Federation, the Coaching Association of Canada, and the Canadian Pony Club. Lindsey was also a finalist for the Canadian National Top 20 Under 20 Leadership and Innovation Award for her work with horses. She has also received numerous awards from competing in all of the disciplines that she has participated in.


Lindsey discovered natural horsemanship through many means, including one on one mentoring with horse whisperer legend Gary Convery, as well as, studying other horse whisperers. After years of experience studying various horse whisperers and years of experience working with many different horses of all ages, breeds, and disciplines, Lindsey is sharing her knowledge with other equine enthusiasts.


Lindsey has one goal when it comes to horses- spread natural horsemanship to as many people as possible, from all disciplines, all levels, and all over the world.