Which requirements do I have to bring along ?

  • You should be ready to leave your convenience zone.
  • You should be ready to question yourself, your leadership and communication skills.
  • You should be ready to recognize and to utilize chances of development.

What aims has this method?

  1. To question yourself and your impact in management situations by using the direct and unfiltered reaction of the horse.
  2. To get to know different leading positions.

Which results may be achieved with this method?

  • One result may be that the participant sees himself or herself confirmed in his/her self-perception and his work (perception of others).
  • Another result may also be that the participant ‘s self-perception and his/her impact on others is being questioned by the reaction of the horse and the resource -oriented feedback by the monitoring group participants and that the participant want to change his or her pattern of behaviour.
  • Each participant is responsible for what he or she wants to take from the training.

How does this take place?

  • There will be led video evaluations  immediately after the execution of each exercise .
    The intensive deal with the own effectiveness continues with the use of so-called resource -oriented feedback.
  • This method is based on the principle that each participant brings along his/her own proven and successful principles of action and thus necessarily needs to maintain, he/she has principles of action that he/she should use more, and finally he/she can learn new principles of action by the participating group members.
  • This method is used for intensive and respectful exchange of experiences from the daily management routine for the daily management routine.

Which theoretical models will be applied?

  • 4-Sides-of-a message (Prof. Friedemann Schulz von Thun)
  • Iceberg Model
  • (resource-orientated) Feedback

How does a practical exercise look like?

  • The exercises are oriented on the daily management routine.
  • The degree of difficulty grows across the 1,5 days.
  • There will be in total six practical exercises with the horses.
  • All practical exercises will take place on eye level. No riding!

For example: 1. Excercise: „Observing and Evalutating“

  • The participants observe horses which move free in the riding arena.
  • The participants have the task to evaluate the horses and to recognize a group structure.

What have horses to do with leadership?

  • Leadership = Communication.
  • Human Communication = verbal AND non-verbal Communication.
  • Human Communication is 90% non-verbal.
  • Horse Communication = almost 100% non-verbal.
  • 100% opportunity to learn the own impact (non-verbal communication).

Which role plays the instructor?

  • The instructor introduces short theoretical inputs concerning leadership theory and communication psychological instruments and models.
  • The instructor moderates the training.
  • The instructor transfers continuously in to leadership practice.
  • The instructor gives support with the encouraging attitude of a coach.

Which role has the horse?

  • The horse serves as a mirror.

Why horses?

  • Horses react to what a human being does. Not to what he or she is.
  • Horses react to what a human being does in a reproducible and constant way.
  • Horses react in the here and now.
  • Horses do not know any role play.
  • Horses live in groups.
  • Within horse groups leadership is going to be continuously in negotiated.
  • Horses have communication.
  • Horses have hierarchy and division of tasks.

How much is the training?

  •  The 1.5 – day course costs € 980.00 plus VAT

What is excluded?

  • Individual travel expenses.
  • Individual accommodation expenses.
  • Dinner on the 1. seminar day
  • Lunch on the 2. seminar day