Wendy Jago, NLP Master Practitioner and coach, applies Neurolinguistic Programming “presuppositions” to the art of developing more successful human-equine partnerships. NLP Presupposition 5, 'Having a choice is better than not having a choice' suggests a better way to approach human-equine stalemate situations.

WHEN we feel we don’t have a choice it arouses strong feelings — helplessness, resentment, anxiety, disappointment, frustration, anger... We can feel like this when others have power over us, but also when we feel we should have power over others but don’t. Riders often fall into that latter group.

The horse may . . .

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