Natural Horsemanship

Horsemanship and what it means to me. Being Natural with Horses! Horsemanship was born out of a desire to help humans to communicate with horses. There’s no science degree attached to the skills needed to become good with horses and I would go as far to say it’s not an Olympic discipline but it’s a foundation discipline. Being able to …

Interview with Jo

Interview with Jo Sheval Question: Jo, do you remember your first word. Answer: Yes, it was “Horse” – I also remember when my great grandmother died, I was 3, this was my first introduction to the concept of dying. I asked my parents “where do you go then when you die”, as the thought of completely disappearing didn’t make sense …

About the healing modalities Jo has trained in

Jo has spent 30 years working in corporate and running her own business. Jo has also studied many healing modalities in that time as well. Born with a hypersensitive intuitive and healing abilities, Jo has been helping people for many years with her healing, insights and mentoring. Jo has trained in Body Talk and Photonic Therapy along with Mindfulness Therapy, …

Healing with Horses

Please contact: Jo Sheval for more details 0478 7111 80 45 Connors Lane, Seville VIC 3139, Australia

Bareback Riding

Following your dreams It has long been a dream of mine to be able to ride my horse bareback and bridleless. Whilst I have done a lot of this on another horse I trained, Sid, I have spent little time riding like this on Bonnie. Bonnie appears to be quiet and for the most part she is. But she is …

Tools – A Path to Fear or Fantasy

My tools Express and Extend my Intention Did you ever dream of being in complete harmony with your horse, with no tack on your horse at all? Perhaps you imagined your horse galloping up the field to meet you then cantering bareback and unbridled together through forests and flowering meadows. You might have dreamt of riding a tall, proud and …

The Elite Feat

If you could spend time with just one top equestrian, who would it be? Elite equestrians1 have harmonious relationships with their horses and are able to perform difficult and complex tasks with apparent ease and total unity. This one-ness inspires us to try harder and aim higher so that we may experience the beauty we have so far only witnessed. …

Matilda

The healing Donkey I believe there is a healer in us all, but for some reason, some of us shine brighter than others when it comes to the healing arts. We are all born with the innate wisdom of how to heal ourselves, but over the centuries this has been programmed out of most of us through society beliefs and …

Framed

A ‘frame’ is the Consequence, not the Foundation How magnificent the posturing stallion is, floating around with neck arched and his tail high as he displays his power and athleticism to his equine observers! How inspiring to watch a group of horses leaping, bucking and spinning in unison, swirling around the paddock with faultless flying changes and collecting themselves for …

The Gydle

Guided to Gydle Watching a horse throw its head, mouth open and tongue hanging out, or chomping anxiously on the bit is distressing not only for the horse but for onlookers. Many riders hear the stories of the cut tongues and lips and broken jaws, they see the distress in the eyes of the heavy-handed rider and do not want …