Practical training to become a trainer and instructor

Become a Human & Horse trainer and make loving horse training accessible to you, your horses, and your students

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Become a Human & Horse Trainer

Become part of a community and become a trainer according to the philosophy of Human & Horse.

Certified Institute

After your registration in practical training as a trainer, you can immediately insure as a horse instructor. After obtaining your certificate, this is even valid for life.

Do you want to work as a trainer or instructor?

  • Certified trainer and instructor training
  • Practical training, adapted to each horse and level (tailor-made)
  • Full support for all your questions and challenges
  • Possibility to take out insurance with third parties to teach (certified training)
  • Possibility of partial payments

Number of days: 10 Modules in total, divided in 5 x 2 days (taught by Greetje Hakvoort & Ellen Fuld). You have the choice to start in April or September.
- (Teachers Greetje & Ellen Fuld): 14 & 15 oktober 2024, 11 & 12 november 2024, 09 & 10 december 2024, 13 & 14 januari 2025, 24 & 25 februari
- (Teachers Greetje & Ellen Fuld): 23 & 24 september 2024, 21 & 22 oktober 2024, 18 & 19 november, 16 & 17 december 2024, 27 & 28 januari 2025
- (Teachers Greetje & Ellend Fuld): 9 & 10 november 2024, 7 & 8 december 2024, 11 & 12 januari 2025, 8 & 9 februari 2025, 8 & 9 maart 2025
Times: From 09:15 to 16:15
Number of participants: Maximum 12
Location: Kootwijkerbroek
Price Instructor training: € 225.- per day for 10 practical days.

The Human & Horse home study is exclusive. If you own it, you do not have to purchase it again. The price includes: course folder, day package unlimited coffee/tea and drinks, luxury lunch, stabling/paddock for your own (care) pony or horse, examination, diploma, certificate. Use school pony if you cannot bring your own (care) horse; 25 euros per day.

The practical training is the starting point for your ambition as a trainer and instructor.

Subjects Practical training

Do you want to work as an instructor? Learn all the ins and outs to teach the Human & Horse Method in a loving and safe way. This program is designed to take your practice to the next level. When the Human & Horse Method is done correctly, it contributes to a healthy, strong and happy life with your horse. As a certified trainer you can teach and guide others in the Human & Horse Method and change the world of horses with kind and loving training values.

The education for trainers and instructor is structured as follows and is given by Team Human & Horse. Team Human & Horse consists of senior lecturers Greetje Hakvoort, Ellen Fuld and assistant lecturers Conny Versendaal and Jet van der Greft.

Modules of the practical training:
Module 1: Groundwork part 1 + introduction Human Horse Method (Ellen Fuld & assistant teacher)
Module 2: Groundwork part 2 + introduction to Guasha therapy (Greetje Hakvoort & assistant teacher)
Module 3: Lunging part 1 (Ellen Fuld & assistant teacher)
Module 4: Lunging part 2 (Greetje Hakvoort & assistant teacher)
Module 5: Work in Hand part 1 (Ellen Fuld & Assistant Lecturer)
Module 6: Work in Hand part 2 (Greetje Hakvoort & assistant teacher)
Module 7: Posture and sitting (flexchair) (Ellen Fuld & assistant teacher] *
Module 8: Riding (Greetje Hakvoort & assistant teacher)*
Module 9: Theory exam + introduction to auditions, training sessions + safety module (Ellen Fuld & assistant teacher]
Module 10: Teaching & demonstrations (Greetje Hakvoort & assistant teacher) *

How does it work?

You will receive confirmation of your registration

You will receive a confirmation of your registration with all dates, information and other practical details about your practical days. If you have not yet started the home study, you will have immediate access to all videos and you will receive the textbook the next day.

Be welcome on the first practical days

On the first day of class you will receive a workbook, you will meet your fellow students and we will get to work with you and your horse. Get a little better each day than the day before. Multiply that by 365 days in a year and your life with the horse will transform.

Congratulations, you have started your journey as a Human & Horse Trainer

As a trainer/instructor in training at Human & Horse, there is the possibility to start training and teaching immediately. Our world is ready for a new trainers, instructors and entrepreneurs, using their influence to change the world with horses. A bright future based on friendly values for people and horses.

Method NRTO and CRKBO

    The Human & Horse Training / instructor training offers an instructive and challenging process to realize this with your (care) horse or if you do not have your own (care) horse with our school ponies. Young or old, small or large, every horse & pony and every horse lover is welcome. The training is registered with the Dutch NRTO & CRKBO and it is possible to take out your instructor liability at the start of your training and definitively after passing your theory exam and audition groundwork. When registering, you also have 14 days to cancel free of charge in accordance with the guidelines of the CRKBO.

    Human & Horse Academy is a member of NRTO and the training is in accordance with the general terms and conditions and code of conduct of the Dutch Council of Training and Education:
    - General Conditions Consumers
    - General Business Market Conditions
    - Code of Conduct

What other trainers say...

Hello everyone, my name is Sabine Luttik and I also started the instructor training "Human & orse" from Greetje Arends-Hakvoort 2 years ago. Apart from the beautiful development that I have experienced for myself and my horses, you also come to an environment where you feel detached from everything that is happening outside the terrain. You are really detached from everything and you find yourself in a positive atmosphere, which promotes learning from this beautiful, pleasant and sustainable form of training. During our education Greetje launched her beautiful self-written study book, it was really too beautiful for words. The online platform has recently also been added and I am really blown away by how this has been set up again. This again shows the passion and love for the horse and you are completely absorbed in the pleasant atmosphere. What I also find valuable is that because of the different levels and breeds of the horses used, you can also see what you can run into with your own horse at home and what you can do to figure this out. This platform is a gift for you and your horse!
Sabine Luttik
Almost 3 years ago my horse Zodiac and I started with our education at the Human and Horse academy. This was the best decision I've made for the both of us. We've learned so much and really are more connected than ever. 🤓During the classes with Greetje there's a really positive vibe and she makes you feel comfortable, therefore you and your horse can be at it best. 📙Besides the classes we also use a studybook wich is on it's own more a peace of art! The book is very pleasing to read this is improved by the fact that there are a lot of helpfull pictures in it. I use the book a lot if I want to study for example some particular things about the education or the physique of my horse. 📱Now there is also the platform which I use. Watching the videos of Greetje with her different kind of horses is very interesting. The videos are a good example of what you and your horse can learn together. I start by watching some videos about a certain topic and then I take my phone with me while I am training my horse so I can put theory intro practice! ☺️ We have finished our study at the academy last year but we are still connected with The Human an Horse Academy by following the masterclasses. Over the years we have learned so much and we have grown a lot. I know for sure I am a better friend and trainer for my horse and therefore a better trainer for my own students! t these beautiful animals too fresh
Jet Van Der Greft
If you have the chance to follow this great education... Do it! ☀️ Both the Online Platform and the 10-day training at Greetje & Arien & Jolie on location are definitely recommended. You can be who you are, your horse can be who he / she is, no judgments, there is no such thing as a mistake.. Step by step at your own pace, you get closer and closer to each other and then you feel that overwhelming feeling of connection again and again! Woww 🙏🏼 That feeling gives you so much love and happiness! 🥰🍀 Everyone needs their own time. And if you have stopped for a moment for whatever reason? Not bad at all, because you can always start again where you left off. Greetje is pure and neutral. A beautiful, sweet, attentive and positive woman who takes you and your horse into her passion how it could be otherwise. 🥰 So cool! This training is very clear and above all understandable, from which I and my horses have learned so much and are still allowed to do so. It's so nice when the basis is there and you can always fall back on it.
Alise Roubos

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