Lisa lives in Jimboomba QLD and has been around horses all her life.
As a teenager she took on problem horses which lead her to start training horses professionally in 2018. Passionate about horse welfare, In particular the issues facing Off the track horses and our Australian
Lisa’s goal is to complete her PHD at Charles Sturt University and contribute research to the evidence base they have for training and working with horses.
Lisa’s ‘horse centred’ approach when training is shown in a holistic way. She assesses physical condition, pain and emotional responses.
Lisa uses behaviour theory to educate in way that makes sense to the horse and from there promotes relaxation. By integrating body work methods once the horse is ready., she strengthens the horse from the ground to prepare for ridden work.
Her aim is to produce ‘An engaged, confident and curious horse who can use their body to effectively carry a rider’.
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VBA Socks is a chestnut gelding with a tiny star and socks.
He was caught from the Blue Waterholes region of Kosciuszko National Park in October 2018.
Socks had been quite well known in this area for a couple of years and we have many photos of him in the wild there.
After he came to us, he was gelded and then turned out to learn how to be a domestic gelding in a mixed group.