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Inspiring equestrians to help their horses be calm, connected & confident partners

An approach to horse training & riding that prioritises partnership

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FREE Connection & Communication Mini-Course

The Connection & Communication Mini-Course will give you insight into my philosophy and training with horses through a short video training series so you can start improving your partnership with your horse and ultimately have more fun and enjoyment together.

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The Horsemanship Breakthroughs Podcast is a source for riding and training insights with the goal of helping your horse be a happy, light, and willing partner. Bringing you information and interviews with like-minded trainers to help you on your horsemanship journey.

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FREE Book & Resource List!

Calling all horse-nerds like me! You asked for it... a list of books, online courses, documentaries, podcasts, and other ways to learn that I, along with guests of the Horsemanship Breakthroughs Podcast, have recommended. Regularly updated.

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10 Free Rider Specific Exercises To Improve Your Riding!

Horsemanship & Rider biomechanics go hand-in-hand. We owe it to our horses to be the best version of ourselves both mentally AND physically so we can make the task of carrying us on their backs as easy as possible! Improve your riding through these 10 free rider-specific exercises. 

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About Amalia

Amalia is a passionate horse trainer & coach, qualified musculoskeletal physiotherapist, life-long horse lover, multi-discipline equestrian rider, and host of the Horsemanship Breakthroughs Podcast.

Amalia’s mission is to help riders and horses be the best versions of themselves using her knowledge and experience in horsemanship & rider biomechanics.

Her coaching involves a focus on developing a relaxed, happy, and willing horse, whilst working towards the rider’s equestrian goals. At the heart of her training philosophy are the fundamentals of Connection, Confidence/Relaxation, and Communication. These principles provide a solid foundation for all horse training, regardless of the discipline. Riders can learn how to implement these fundamentals through Amalia's online Horsemanship Fundamentals Academy.

 

Amalia has had over 20 years of riding experience with a competitive dressage & eventing background. Her knowledge as a physiotherapist gives her a unique perspective on rider biomechanics and how to improve the way horses and riders move together.

Amalia describes herself as a "total horse nerd" and has read over 150 books on horses, studied many training and riding methods, and has interviewed respected international horse trainers at the top of their field. She doesn't wish to be categorised or subscribe to a particular style of training method, instead combining all that she has learnt to help horses and riders be the best they can be.

Her passion for horses is contagious, and she inspires her clients to achieve their equestrian goals while developing a deep connection with their equine partners.

Amalia hosts the Horsemanship Breakthroughs Podcast” (available on Spotify, YouTube & Apple podcasts), runs lessons & clinics locally in South Australia, and also coaches interstate and international riders through her online programs & coaching.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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Horsemanship Fundamentals Academy

Create the partnership you've always dreamed of, learn to how to understand and connect with your horse, show your horse how to understand you on the ground & in the saddle, build confidence & relaxation in yourself & your horse, and implement the essential foundation for a willing, calm, trusting, & happy riding partner for life!

All of this can be achieved through Horsemanship Fundamentals Academy.

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8 Week Rider Specific Exercise Program

Horsemanship & Rider biomechanics go hand-in-hand. We owe it to our horses to be the best version of ourselves both mentally AND physically so we can make the task of carrying us on their backs as easy as possible! Become a more symmetrical, balanced, fit, coordinated, and effortless-looking rider in 8 weeks!

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Horsemanship Breakthroughs Podcast

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The Horsemanship Breakthroughs Podcast is a source for riding and training insights with the goal of helping your horse be a happy, light, and willing partner. Bringing you information and interviews with like-minded trainers to help you on your horsemanship journey. 

Click here to listen on Apple Podcasts.

Click here to listen on Spotify.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have a vision!

One where people allow their horses to graze while wearing their bridles (without getting weird looks from others).

A vision of loose nosebands, or none at all.

A vision of balanced riders with independent hands and legs, and horses moving freely forward and relaxed.

A vision of horses understanding with light aids and clear communication. Or even when they don’t understand, their human partner guides them with ease and confidence, instead of frustration or anger.

A vision of happy riders and happy horses, and everyone is actually enjoying themselves.

A vision of horses kept in herds in large natural pastures, not isolated from each other.

I believe we can have all of this and still jump, do dressage, and compete. We don’t have to choose between one or the other.

Because we are all in it for the same reasons: for the love of the horse.

This is my vision.

And I get the feeling if you’re reading this, it might be yours too.