Building Your practice With NL
Healing and Transformation
Our Equine Partners
April 20, 2019
August 20, 2018
The Fundamentals of Natural Lifemanship is based on healing trauma through connected relationships
July 24, 2018
After 20 years of searching, Natural Lifemanship has helped me to trust myself to confidently embrace & facilitate the horse/human connection.
February 16, 2018
Cross-brain connections literally saved my life - a personal account of how improved brain integration saved my life during a perilous personal assault
February 7, 2018
Deification is still objectification- deifying horses, while seemingly kinder to the horse, still serves to objectify and demean them. There's a better way.
My horse is NOT my therapist. An NL trainer reflects on the claims people make about horses being their therapists and what it means for the horse and human relationship.
February 1, 2018
Bettina explains how her child helped her understand that secure attachment extends beyond relationships.
January 31, 2018
Natural Lifemanship principles for building connected relationships apply in our spiritual intimacy. Our connected relationship with God grows through connection through detachment.
January 9, 2018
Connection over prejudice, "Our prejudices and fears had been challenged by her self-confidence and insistence that we treat her like a normal horse."
December 23, 2017
The greatest lesson my dog is teaching me is that building a relationship... doesn’t just take time, it takes intentionality over time.
September 7, 2017
Riding a horse has benefits that cannot be obtained by other means and is contraindicated when it is not done in a connecting and mutually beneficial way.
August 7, 2017
Bettina Shultz-Jobe, Co-Founder of Natural Lifemanship, reflects on the challenges of practicing the idealistic principles that Natural Lifemanship teaches.
June 20, 2017
Kathleen Choe describes how one client overcame traumatic abuse through Natural Lifemanship and Trauma Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.
September 2, 2016
Allowing the process to unfold organically means attachment and detachment happen in every move that we make within a healthy relationship.
July 15, 2016
Kathleen Choe describes her first Natural LIfemanship Fundamentals Training that demonstrated connection with the horse through attachment.
June 22, 2016
Trauma Informed Care is a shift from behavior modification approaches revolving around consequences and rewards, to approaches that focus on building a healthy relationship
February 4, 2016
A poem by Tim Jobs describing how a connection gave both a man and a horse a Second Chance
May 7, 2012
If we assign the role of a mirror to horses we are robbing them of an active status in the relationship.
April 9, 2011
When leadership becomes a focus, so does power and control. I appropriately control myself so that the horse can appropriately control himself. That is what a relationship is all about
December 10, 2018
NL Trainer, Michael Remole, describes a time in his life when technology made him really stop and think about the intricacies of connection.
September 18, 2018
The Ride, a poem about the special horse-human relationship from Kelli Adams of the Barnabas Horse Foundation.
August 28, 2018
Natural Lifemanship training for those who wish the gift of being our truest-selves, deepen spiritual connection & help others.
June 25, 2018
NL Trainer, Cindy-Skelton Hodge life-changing experience with Pete, her equine partner, at a Natural Lifemanship Rhythmic Riding Immersion training.
April 2, 2018
Bettina ponders the nature of miracles and reflects upon the vulnerability and bravery required to take the risks a miracle demands.