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The Compassionate Equestrian

Saltspring Island, B.C., Canada

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The Compassionate Equestrian (Saltspring Island, B.C., Canada)

Teaching the 25 Principles of Compassionate Equitation © developed by professional trainer, Susan Gordon and holistic veterinarian, Dr. Allen Schoen DVM, MS, PhD (Hon).

As a trainer and veterinarian with over 60 years of combined experience in the equine industry we frequently encounter horses that are in a prolonged state of suffering. We recognize the root cause of most unresolved pain and distress in the horse may be directly or indirectly related to training and handling methods that have affected the horse throughout their entire chain of contact with humans, beginning with imprinting at birth.

Our science-backed program teaches everyone who loves and works with horses how to have compassion for themselves, their horses and all living beings.

By developing compassion and applying the Principles of Compassionate Equitation the horse-person will have the ability to reach a new paradigm of caring and expanded awareness in their chosen training and handling methods.

Our wish is for all those who work with and around horses to be able to interact with them in joy, truth, and inner peace.



Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada





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