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Eskebekkveien 100

3186 Horten, Norway 

0047 922 20 244

linn@sembhovedgaard.no

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ABOUT LINN

Entrepreneur & Horse trainer

Linn is a passionate dressage rider from Norway. She has been riding since the age of four, and spent the last 10 years studying equine science and working with training and rehabilitation.

Her biggest goal and vision is to contribute to a positive development regarding the training and welfare of sport horses.

 

To be able to do this Linn's founded L'Equitation as a mean to help inspire, connect and develop the likeminded in our sport.

Education:

- Bachelors degree in equine breeding and genetics.

- Masters degree in behavior biology and biomechanics

- Researcher of equine training and rehabilitation 

PRINCIPLES & VALUES 

Passions usually emerge early, and continue to develop through life. My passion for horses have been a huge part of my life and is shown through the term L' equitation, for me this is the only way to treat the horse with feeling and respect, this means to gymnasticise the horse using sensibly structured exercises in such a way that it develops the horse without suffering any harm. The principles makes it possible to learn something with every rider, every horse and from any starting point. 

What should you care about? We have developed 10 sets of values and principles we work by and strive to teach to you!

1. OBSERVE

always strive to know your horse and how to evaluate its mental and physical state before you do anything

2. TEACH WITH THE HEART

teach your horse with positive reinforcement and strive to educate yourself in learning theory

3. CONSISTENCY

be consistent in your education and make safe boarders for you and your horse

4. BE AWARE

be aware of YOURSELF and what you put out onto your horse

5. STEP BY STEP LEARNING

 the road to Rome was not built on a day

6. ENERGY

 be aware and study both your and your horses energy. Communication is key to success!

7. THE HORSE IS ALIVE

 horses are living creatures, they are not machines and needs to be taken care of accordingly

8. BE BETTER

the horse should always be better, each day training should make the horse take a step towards positive development both physical and mental

9. TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK

 you need to seek the right help for your horses problems and general maintenance

10. ENJOY THE RIDE

the journey is the goal! 

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OUR EQUESTRIAN YARD

Our home base is the beautiful Semb Hovedgård in Horten, Norway.  Here we keep between 10 and 15 horses in training and rehabilitation. We devote our days to giving them the best possible training and management. They are all given quality care, love and welfare friendly training. All horses have accsess to daily turn out in one of our huge fields.

 

Our main goal is to help the horses relax and develop as tension free as possible. To be able to performe horses need to feel well and therefore we always strive to produce happy, functional and sound horses.