From relationship to riding

Explore how to lay the foundations through a unique mind-body approach, to improve your connection and to guide your horse physically and mentally on the ground and in the saddle.

Jannie Smit


I realised that the conventional way of training was not my thing and here my search started to a more horse friendly and holistic way of training horses.



Through a well thought out framework of exercises, you’ll learn to educate your horse gymnastically while allowing your intuition to take you on a path beyond expectations. 



Offering one-on-one coaching, on-line sessions, workshops and clinics.



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