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Welcome to DROMGOOL HORSEMANSHIP

QUICK FIX OR QUICK RESULTS? WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

It is human nature to want everything now or even yesterday and when we come across situations with our horses that confront, confuse and even scare us, it is easy to go for a “quick fix” because we want it sorted NOW. The bad news is there are no “quick fixes” with horses. We believe that everything you ever want to do with your horse is based on a solid foundation of safety, communication, trust and respect and if things are going pear shaped it is because there are holes in your foundation.

Now there is nothing “wrong” with the fact that there is a hole in your foundation – just consider there is something going on for your horse that you haven’t yet distinguished. Consider that you “can’t see what you can’t see” and you “don’t know what you don’t know”. We teach you to “see” the things that are missing in your relationship. You will distinguish what is going on for your horse – the things that will make a huge difference to him. You will get fast or “quick” results but they will be results that you can replicate and maintain for the rest of your life. Results that give you SAFETY, CONFIDENCE, CONNECTION and PERFORMANCE.

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DROMGOOL HORSEMANSHIP

AT A GLANCE

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A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO KEN AND JANE

A unique husband and wife teaching duo they have taught throughout NZ and USA. Ken and Jane have a combined industry experience of more than 70 years. They breed and train their own horses and teach others how to create safe, fun and effective relationships. They believe that SAFETY is a huge missing in the Equestrian industry - and are extremely passionate about creating safety for both horse and rider. They specialise in taking the safe, happy relaxed horse, working on a long rein through to the performance horse working with a contact, engagement and collection all the while maintaining the happiness and well-being of the horse and rider.

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From Our Blog

GET INSIGHTS, TRAINING AND INSPIRATION

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Dream of Cantering on the Beach? 3 things you will need.

One of my favourite things to do with my horse is to canter down the beach. The joy and the thrill of it never diminishes for me. The smell of the salt air, the sound of her hooves on the sand, the sun on my face and the wind in my hair – but most

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The Arrival of Symmie – The Unwanted Foal

Having returned from 6 weeks on the road we were looking forward to a nice relaxing break over the Christmas and New Year period – but sometimes the universe has different ideas. We had one last mare (Gemma) due to foal and as we had had all colts this year we were keeping our fingers

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We love our job! Living the Dream in the South Island!

Our Spring 2016 Clinic run in the South Island was a spectacular trip and we wanted to share it with you. We traveled down the Kaikoura coast two days prior to the earthquake that devastated the coastline and indefinitely closed the main State Highway. We were in Christchurch when the quake hit and it was

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Starting not Breaking

Our Starting Clinic was held at our place this August and it was a fantastic 9 days. A dedicated, enthusiastic group of 9 people brought together by their love of horses and their commitment to their horses future by giving them the best possible start. The special story of the Clinic was Bilbo – the

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Ken and Jane are exceptionally talented horsepeople and highly trained educators, passionate about providing the missing link between Horsemanship and Dressage. They are committed to improving the life of the horse through the people who love them.