Natural horsemanship and people management
In this presentation, I try to show how Natural Horsemanship can allow you to become a better people leader.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Natural Horsemanship and People Management Paul Robard November 19
A bit of personal Background› Had no clue nor interest in horses prior to 2003› Trained in KY for 15 weeks (2006-2007)› Horse breeding business in UK
Bonding with horses
Control on the ground Ground control
Natural HOrsemanship –concepts and background› Talking to horses, is it really possible?› Different flavours› Big business› Different marketing approaches
Horse Whisperer:Hollywood versus reality
Other types of whisperers
Lifting the veil of mystery› Basic rule for every horse › EAT › POOP › BE LEFT ALONE› How do horses communicate?› So how do we get them to do what we want?› ALPHA versus the rest of the HERD
Are all horses the same?› What are the characteristics that differentiate horses? – RACE – SEX – AGE – HISTORY ONE SOLUTION FITS ALL DOES NOT WORK
Diversity in the breeds
Does size matter?
How do we make horses do whatwe want?› Methods out there › Power Approach › Bribing › Fooling ourselves › If all else fails, must be a bad horse, right?› Solution: Use psychology to maximize the effectiveness of your message NATURAL HORSEMANSHIP
Natural Horsemanship – What’sinvolved?› Talking is not an option› MOTIVATOR (pressure) – Body Language› REWARD – remove pressure› Use basic need of the horse to our benefit REWARD = BE LEFT ALONE› So what does this mean in reality? DO WHAT I WANT and I WILL REWARD YOU
Herd dynamics› Everyone wants to be with the alpha› ALPHA = LEADER› ALPHA moves, rest follow› So how do I control the herd/group?
HOw does this relate to humaninteraction?› Basic concept of PUSH/PULL› How do we get an individual to do something?
Characteristics of a good alpha(equine or human)› Consistency YES means YES means YES means YES› Control the amount of ‘pressure’› Use minimal amount of pressure (motivator) to get the wanted result› Take care of the Herd/Team› Try to be someone who the team respects and looks up to› Lead by example Don’t expect from the team what you are not willing to do yourself
What have I learned regarding peopleleadership?› Know your team members › What makes them ‘tick’? › Find rapport/connection› Accept people’s limitations up to a certain point › Not everyone can be the best› Use the minimal amount of ‘pressure’ (MOTIVATOR) needed to get the wanted reaction and then find the correct REWARD› Take care of your team› Try to be someone who the team respects and looks up to › Very much dependent on the corporate culture