Dressage with Mind, Body & Soul:
A 21st-Century Approach to the Science and Spirituality of Riding and Horse-and-Rider Well-Being
by Linda Tellington-Jones with Rebecca M. Didier
Linda invites you to take advantage of this special offer: "Although this book is directed to the dressage rider, the information on relating to your horse with body, mind and soul is also perfect for any rider. Learn new ways to deepen the relationship with your horse using Heart Coherence, Heart Hugs, Tellington TTouch in 10 Minutes-a-Day, along with breathing, singing, smiling and by understanding the value of holding a positive mental image with the principle of "Change Your Mind/Change Your Horse". Create that dream relationship that allows you to ride with confidence and joy."
Book About Linda Just Published!!!
Strike A Long Trot: Legendary Horsewoman Linda Tellington-Jones by Shannon Yewell Weil
This book chronicles the distinguished early equestrian career of Linda Tellington-Jones from endurance competitions at the 100-Mile Tevis Cup Ride to three-day eventing and steeplechasing at Pebble Beach.
Linda proved to be a superb educator, ably guided by her then-husband and Cavalry officer Wentworth Tellington. Together they created the Pacific Coast Equestrian Research Farm and School of Horsemanship.
Linda’s expertise was sought by a wealthy countess, and for years Linda prided herself in promoting the countess’ Hungarian horses, once revered as the finest warhorses in Europe. The book tells a charming story about how Linda transformed the stallion Hungarian Brado from a U.S. Equestrian Team reject into a champion.
After decades of sweeping wins in multiple disciplines, Linda retired from competition to pursue a global career of making a difference for all species of animals. The result was a remarkable internationally acclaimed Tellington TTouch® Training Method.
Available in Hardcover, Paperback and Kindle, 9 x 6 x 0.8", 256 pgs, 240+ photographs
We know how effective the Tellington TTouch Training can be for enhancing behavior, performance, and well-being, as well as developing a really special connection between horses and humans. For over 30 years we have received countless success stories from horse folks from around the world which have been recorded in the TTEAM Connections Newsletter published quarterly by my sister, Robyn Hood. But a question that comes up from time to time is: Why is TTouch and the method so effective? Last year Robyn published this report by Danish veterinarian Dr. Rikke Schultz which sheds some light on that question.
In Hawaii, Rick investigates the TTouch, creation of iconic horsewoman, Linda Tellington-Jones.
TTouch Goes Hi-Tech
This iPhone App will guide you through TTouches for everyday use, and for emergencies too.
Linda narrates the short videos as she addresses issues like bolting, biting, spooking, wound treatment, shock and colic — and much more. Take this TTouch application along with you to the barn and on the trail!
Only $3.99, the TTouch application for your iPhone can be purchased at www.itunes.apple.com, or go to iTunes and search for Tellington TTouch for Horses.
Bestselling book completely revised with new photos and profiles!
Hands-on help from one of the most caring and innovative animal trainers in the world today — this book is the key to a better quality of life for your dog.
When you think of your dog, what is the first characteristic that comes to mind? His “smile,” his gentle companionship, his good-natured bark when he sees a friend? Or, do you immediately think of his “bad habits”— maybe his tendency to jump up on people, the “accidents” he sometimes has in the house, or the way he pulls when you go for a walk?
“Change your mind, change your dog,” is one tenet of Linda Tellington- Jones’ renowned Tellington Method. By thinking of your dog in “perfect” terms, you can come a long way in solving problematic behaviors, training for a joyful partnership, and ensuring his health and well-being. Add to this Linda’s course in gentle bodywork, known throughout the world as Tellington TTouch, as well as specialized training equipment and obstacles in her Playground for Higher Learning, and you have gentle, proven ways to improve your dog’s attention, willingness, and confidence.
Read stories about TTouch! You'll be inspired and may even learn a new way that TTouch can help you and your animals!
Often people share with us their experiences with Tellington TTouch -- stories about TTouch with dogs and cats, with horses, and with a variety of other animals. And we've included stories about TTouch for You!
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All Wrapped Up with TTouch!
Everything you always wanted to know about TTouch Wraps for Horses and for Pets!
For Horses: All Wrapped Up: Improving function, performance & behavior with Tellington TTouch Body Wraps. 35 pages & many photos. $14.95 plus cost of postage. By Robyn Hood with Mandy Pretty.
For Pets: All Wrapped Up: Improving function, performance & behavior with Tellington TTouch Body Wraps. 45 pages & many photos. $14.95 plus cost of postage. By Robyn Hood with Mandy Pretty.
Visit the TTouch Practitioner Guild Directory!
The Tellington TTouch Practitioner Guild is a professional member organization with the mission of promoting the Tellington TTouch Method. Our members have completed all of the requirements of Tellington TTouch Training to achieve their particular certification level.
Certified Practitioners provide a variety of services to the public including individual training sessions, one and two day workshops, seminars, phone consultation, and many also serve as volunteers in shelters and rescue organizations. Find a Practitioner near you!
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See our latest videos!
Tellington TTouch with Tropical Animals: A selection of photos of Tellington TTouch practitioners in the UK working with different exotic animals. Many of these animals were very nervous initially, but began enjoying the benefits of TTouch in no time!
Handling and Haltering Your Foal Without Trauma: Using the Tellington TTouch Method: Taking a 3 week old, un-handled Arabian filly through the Tellington TTouch Method of handling and haltering a foal for the first time. The low-stress, safe, and effective way to interact with your animal.
Earning a Horse's Trust Through TTouch: Knick Knack, A 3 year old draft cross, gets his hooves trimmed for the first time in over a year after "attacking" the farrier in a long, unsuccessful attempt. Knick Knack was simply unbalanced and ungainly. Teaching him how to first balance and then pick up his feet for extended periods of time, gave Knick Knack the trust in people not to panic and relax. To achieve this we used the principles and philosophies developed by the Tellington TTouch Method; which has been used around the world, with great success, for over 3 decades.
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Linda and TTouch Featured in Magazine Articles
Linda and the Tellington TTouch Method have been featured in a number of publications that post their articles online.
Read about Linda's life's work and inspired contributions to the animal world.
Mein Pferd - The horse as a partner - Magic touch
By Bibi Degn, with photos
Ilja van de Kasteele February, 2014. Magische Berührung – Warum Pferde Körperkontakt lieben; Wie Sie dadurch das Vertrauen stärken; Die besten Übungen von Linda Tellington-Jones. Read more»
The Edge Magazine - Changing the world: An Interview with Linda Tellington-Jones
By Tim Miejan
Linda Tellington-Jones, Ph.D. (Hon), is passionate about helping all species return to a state of peace and well-being. Read more»
Tim Miejan also interviewed Dr. Cecilia Wendler - One woman’s professional, personal experience with TTouch. It’s hard to overstate the role that Tellington TTouch has played in Dr. Cecilia Wendler’s life, not only personally, but professionally in being able to help introduce this healing method. Read more»
Dressage Today - Reiner Klimke and Linda Tellington-Jones' "Working Magic with Dressage Horses"
By Beth Baumert
When Reiner Klimke collaborated with Linda Tellington-Jones at a California symposium, dressage horses from First Level to Grand Prix were transformed. From the editors of Dressage Today magazine. Read more»
Equine Wellness - Meet Linda Tellington-Jones: This teacher and innovator sports a soft touch
By Dana Cox
A gifted healer, instructor, and equestrian, Linda Tellington-Jones is an extraordinary pioneer in the fi eld of animal health and well-being. In her competitive years, she won top awards in every riding discipline she pursued, while researching more humane and natural methods for training, feeding and treating horses. Read more»
Equine Wellness - Inspirational Women in the Horse World
By Bobbie Lieberman
Linda Tellington-Jones dares us to open our hearts to horses, to recognize their gifts of unconditional love, and to relate to our animal friends with equal measures of grace and gentleness. Read more»
EquiSearch - The Linda Tellington-Jones Story
By Bonnie Lieberman
For 30 years Linda Tellington-Jones' unique method of working with horses has fostered understanding to enhance horse-and-rider relationships around the world. By Bonnie Lieberman for EQUUS magazine. Read more»
EquiSearch - Ask the Vet: EPM Diagnosis and Treatment
By Dr. Joyce Harman
Equine Protozoal Myelitis (EPM) can be a difficult disease to diagnose and treat in the horse. Dr. Joyce Harman offers help in EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet.
Dr. Joyce writes: "One of my favorite physical therapies to help the nervous system recover is Linda Tellington-Jones TTEAM and TTouch techniques. These are similar to some techniques used in human rehabilitation for things like strokes and are very successful. My favorite is a booklet they have specifically on neurologic rehabilitation." Read more»
EquiSearch - Ask the Vet: Refuses Bit
By Dr. Joyce Harman
Dr. Joyce Harman shares reasons why a horse might not take his bit and how to correct the problem in this edition of EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet. Read more»
EquiSearch - Ask the Vet: Diagnosing Lameness
By Dr. Joyce Harman
In this EquiSearch.com Ask the Vet, Dr. Joyce Harman outlines the diagnostic steps to follow if your horse has a mysterious lameness. Read more»
Equestrian Network - TTEAM for Sport Horses
By Andrea Pabel
Equine and human athletes have some things in common: They work hard, train a lot and are expected to perform at their very best. Both experience high levels of stress and tension and are often under pressure. Read more»
EQUUS - Good Reasons for Bad Behavior
By Linda Tellington-Jones with Bobbie Leiberman
TTouch originator Linda Tellington-Jones offers insight for getting to the root of the problem when a horse's performance or attitude isn't up to par. Read more»
Horseback Online - Copper Love and 'Whispers' from the Texas Hill Country
By Connie Strong
Horse Whisperer. Two simple words that may conjure up thoughts of something mystical or magical, but for those who have seen the results - and for those who practice the discipline - it's actually quite simple. Read more»
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Bonny Doon woman lends a healing hand to Asian elephants
By Nadia Drake
Boonmee was depressed and in pain. The 10-year-old Asian elephant was separated from her mother and her foot looked like a cauliflower. She'd stepped on a land mine near Thailand's border in September, which blew her foot apart, and traveled for two days before arriving at the Friends of the Asian Elephant hospital in Lampang, Thailand. Read more»
The Trail Rider - Calm Rider, Calm Horse
By Cynthia McFarland with Linda Tellington-Jones
A calm, relaxed rider leads to a calm, relaxed horse. Here, top trainer Linda Tellington-Jones (shown) gives you in-saddle relaxation tips. Read more»
Linda and TTouch Featured on Audio and Video Broadcasts
Linda and TTouch have also been featured on a number of broadcasts over the years. Listen and watch online.
Great Mystery Programs - Communicating with Animals at a Cellular Level
Miranda Alcott with Linda Tellington-Jones
On many levels, the intention for healing is communicated from the person to the animal. How does this happen? What can we learn about TTouch-ing our own animals with a more healing intention? The pioneering work of Linda Tellington-Jones, PhD (Hon) has its roots in a philosophy that sees all beings -- humans and animals alike -- as reflections of a Divine Whole. The Tellington Method was first created 4 decades ago as a system of animal training, healing and communication that allows people to relate to animals in a deeper, more compassionate way -- a way that furthers inter-species connection and honors the body, mind and spirit of both animals and their people. Watch or listen online»
“Faune” presented by Natacha Harry on télématin - a show on the channel France 2. A TV-team filmed Linda during her one day workshop for dogs in Paris on April 28, 2013 as well as an interview with her. Watch online»
Animal Talk Naturally - That Tender TTouch
With Dr. Kim Bloomer and Dr. Jeannie Thomason
This week on Animal Talk Naturally we have a wonderful guest who is well known in the world of natural animal health, Linda Tellington-Jones! Linda is always all over the world traveling and teaching others her famous TTouch and TTEAM (that's for horses) - which allows people to relate to us animals in a deeper, more compassionate way. Listen online»
Pet Life Radio - Applying The Right Touch to Fearful, Phobic Dogs
With Arden Moore
Does your dog turn into a puddle of panic when a thunderstorm approaches? Or suffers from separation anxiety? Or gets spooked by the sound of a skateboard? Listen online»
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