“I seem to have good contact with horses and enjoy communicating with them. At my former farm, I spent a lot of time working with horses. Especially horses being naughty, also called ‘problematic horses’ in need of special attention. I loved that with all my heart”
Now she only have 1 horse to educate (before 6-10horses a day) and found that this is much more difficult, because she don’t have the time to be around her horse and read the body language, 3-4 times a day anymore. “The importance of being with my horse many times a day, I recently found very needful, if you have a sensitive horse that need a bit more attention”
“Always remember working with horses that: patience is a virtue”
She herself has received thorough instruction from: Susanne Sejerskilde, Anke Ter Beek, Rune Willum, Cathrine Dufour and Niels Erik Bøchman.
Competition, however, is not where Helle Dueholm has her interest. She just enjoys the sport, as well as working with the individuel horses. She enjoys taking her time to know the horses skillset and build up trust by playing, ridding and racing with them.
“A horse that trust you, is a happy horse. Horses are gregarious animals and having a leader makes them feel comfortable ”