Lexington KY, December 21, 2012 – The Kentucky Round-Up, hosted by the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) on February 2, 2013 at the Kentucky Horse Park, highlights the need for effective communication between horse and rider through focused demonstrations. Presenting clinicians Linda Starnes, Avo Kiviranna and Robin Gollehon focus on understanding the horse as an individual and working within his/her strengths as the key to maximizing performance.
Linda Starnes of Brownsville, KY is a certified Level III Parelli Natural Horsemanship Trainer. She owns, breeds, trains and competes Tennessee Walking Horses with a focus on versatility. Starnes utilizes Horsenality, a term coined by natural horse training sensation Pat Parelli, to identify horse psychologies and recognize each individual horse’s innate character. By understanding what is uniquely important to the individual horse, Starnes develops a training regimen tailored to them.
Starnes will conduct a live demonstration designed to help the audience better understand the philosophy of utilizing the Horsenality approach to working with horses. According to Pat Parelli, “This approach to understanding horses helps horses – and their humans – become more balanced, centered and confident.”