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Gold Level Waterhole Rituals™Liberty Training® Program

Self Realization Through the Training of Horses At Liberty

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THE WATERHOLE RITUALS™ LIBERTY TRAINING® PROGRAM

This program, written and taught by Carolyn Resnick, is the ORIGINAL Waterhole Ritual Online Course!

The Waterhole Rituals Program, is a method of Liberty Training developed by Carolyn Resnick through her years of observation of horses in the wild. It is a training method that begins at Liberty, rather than a method of training that ends at Liberty. It begins with the first breath; the moment that you and your horse are in the same state of awareness in harmony and unity with one another.

There are seven Waterhole Rituals and they are based on social bonding rituals that are natural to horses, and are a concrete way to practice Liberty Training with your horse!

By learning how these Rituals function in a natural herd, and by practicing this method, you will learn how to communicate with your horse in a language innate to the horse. One where he will naturally accept you as his leader. This knowledge will enhance every interaction you have with your horse; feeding, leading, grooming, riding, training and show!

The Carolyn Resnick Method of Horsemanship is the foundation for any and all equestrian pursuits.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

This program is a Liberty Training course that will help you to develop a deep bond with your horse! You will advance your horsemanship skills, at Liberty, on the ground, while staying safe. Whether you are an advanced horseman or have only a basic understanding of horses, this course is for you!

  • HORSE BEHAVIOR AND PSYCHOLOGY
  • SHARING TERRITORY WITH HORSES FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND CONNECTION
  • DEVELOPING THE BOND
  • MASTER YOUR INTENTION AND BODY LANGUAGE
  • HOW TO USE ENERGY WITH HORSES
  • HOW TO USE THE REED
  • HOW TO SAY HELLO TO A HORSE
  • HOW TO PUT A GAS PEDAL ON A HORSE
  • THE CODE OF CONDUCT/HOW TO SPEAK HORSE
  • THE ENTRY POINT OF CONNECTION
  • HOW TO DEVELOP A HORSE THAT IS RESPONSIVE, CALM, AND EAGER
  • HOW TO SAFELY INTRODUCE FOOD TO YOUR HORSE
  • RECIPROCAL MOVEMENTS
  • DEVELOPING TRUST
  • DEVELOPING RESPECT
  • DEVELOPING WILLINGNESS
  • DEVELOPING FOCUS
  • MAGNETIC CONNECTION/COMPANION WALKING
  • LIBERTY DANCING

Choose a Plan

Silver Level:

Benefits Include:

  • 49 written lectures
  • 27 video exercises
  • 6 podcasts
  • Membership Group where you can share your experiences with other students!

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Gold Level:

Benefits Include:

  • All of the above Silver Level Benefits
  • Plus, Personal coaching in an online Interactive Classroom where you can ask questions directly to Nancy and Carolyn!

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Platinum Level

(Insiders Circle and Extended Circle Course)


Extended Circle

Although, this course is not a prerequisite for the Insiders Circle Course, this course is perfect for you if you are new to The Carolyn Resnick Method! You will have full access to The Waterhole Ritual Online Course, plus access to the Insider Circle Tele-seminar calls. You can learn through others experiences while practicing the exercises with your horse! Then, you will be ready to experience the Insiders Circle course next!

Includes the following benefits:

  • All of the benefits of Silver and Gold Level Waterhole Ritual Online Course, PLUS:
  • Bi-weekly Tele-seminars
  • The CRM Video Library, including: The Introduction to the Waterhole Rituals, Panadero's Journey, and Waterhole Reflections video downloads.

Insiders Circle

This course is offered to only 10 Insiders Circle students per 10 week session. First session begins April 8th, 2019.

This course is an intimate, group experience including bi-weekly tele-seminars with Carolyn and Nancy, as well as video coaching to answer questions unique to your situation with your horse! PLUS, the personal coaching component is a must if you would like to work directly with Carolyn Resnick and Nancy Zintsmaster! Carolyn and Nancy will design a custom program just for you and your horse! You better hurry and hold your place, as there are only 10 spots available!

Benefits Include:

  • All of the Silver, Gold and Extended Circle Waterhole Ritual Online Course Benefits, Plus:
  • ONE ON ONE COACHING with Carolyn and Nancy
  • Video Training Analysis
  • A Unique Training Program, designed by Carolyn and Nancy, just for you and your horse!

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"Once your horse learns The Waterhole Rituals, there is nothing that he won't do for you!"

Carolyn Resnick

Your Instructor


Carolyn Resnick and Nancy Zintsmaster
Carolyn Resnick and Nancy Zintsmaster

Carolyn Resnick, originator of the term Liberty Training® and founder of The Carolyn Resnick Method, The Waterhole Rituals and Nancy Zintsmaster, co-owner of the Carolyn Resnick Method of Horsemanship and a Master Trainer in The Carolyn Resnick Method have come together in this academy to bring you a unique course in Liberty Training!

Carolyn Resnick developed this method of Liberty Training over 40 years ago based on her observation of horses in the wild. Carolyn now teaches her method at her ranch, Dances with Horses, in Escondido, California.

Nancy Zintsmaster lives in Costa Rica and teaches Liberty Training at her ranch, Dances with Horses (Costa Rica location). Nancy travels the U.S and abroad sharing The Carolyn Resnick Method of Horsemanship, The Waterhole Rituals.

It is Carolyn and Nancy's desire to bring forth their passion for horses through educating people who care deeply about giving horses a better deal. They strive to help others connect to the very heart of the horse, and to help people understand how to let horses be our guides.


Course Curriculum


  Self Realization in The Training of Horses
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  Taking Territory/ Ritual 3
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  Leading From Behind/Ritual 4
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  Eye Contact/Ritual 5
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  Companion Walking/Ritual 6
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  Closing
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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the qualifications to take this online course?
If you are not an experienced horseman/woman, the horse that you bring to this program needs to be a horse that is easy to handle so that your focus can be on learning how to communicate with your horse at Liberty, as you are learning The Waterhole Rituals. You need to have enough experience handling horses without tack, at Liberty, to keep yourself safe. This means knowing general safety rules around horses and that you can read the attitude of your horse.
When does the course start and finish?
It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. There are options to suit everyone's needs! You can purchase all WHR Courses for ONE YEAR ACCESS, or UNLIMITED ACCESS. You will see both options in the checkout area.
Can I continue my current training program while practicing The Waterhole Rituals?
The Waterhole Rituals are not meant to replace any other training that you may be practicing. The Waterhole Rituals are meant to support and improve any method of training. You can continue your current training program or riding discipline, from trail riding to dressage. What you will notice is that the performance and partnership with your horse will greatly improve.
How do I know which option is right for me and where do I find the different options of study?
Silver Level is a good plan if you are already familiar with The Waterhole Rituals, have taken the course or attended a clinic in the past and just need to refer back to videos and lectures to perfect your skills. Gold Level is perfect for all levels! If you are new to the Waterhole Rituals you will have questions and most likely need, or want some coaching. This plan is also wonderful if you want to continue to advance your skills in Liberty Training and want continuing education and contact with Carolyn and Nancy. The Platinum level plan gives you the option of having personal coaching, one on one with Carolyn and Nancy. Carolyn will put together a unique program just for you and your horse! You will be able to submit videos of you and your horse practicing the Rituals and speak to Carolyn and Nancy as they coach you through the video. You can find all of the course options explaining each level of study and costs in the "all courses" section in this academy.

It is our fervent desire, as we know it is yours, to bring forth our passion for horses through educating people who really care about giving horses a better deal. We aim to empower people who need help in connecting to the very heart of the horse, and to help people understand how to use horses as our guides for self realization. It is our mission to help grow the new world consciousness that is now ready to receive this next step in valuing horses as teachers and healers.

Warmly,

Carolyn Resnick and Nan Zintsmaster

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