Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Video

This video has been disabled by Parelli Natural Horsemanship.  All videos exposing the reality of Parelli training have been removed from the internet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyF2QqP29D Viewed by over 40,000 people and rising the youtube of Barney’s training session with Linda Parelli … Continue reading

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Barney

Despite having spent the first 11 years of his life in a traditional fox-hunting yard (which is apparently a very tough existence) Barney, during his training session, was to quote Linda Parelli… “… starting to have a lot of trouble … Continue reading

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The Owner

Name: Paul T. H****** referred to by Parelli as Paul H. Paul is an equine assisted psychotherapist and Parelli Level 2 graduate who sums up his Parelli experience with these words… “I know I am grateful for what I learned … Continue reading

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The “Training”

It is allegedly the Parelli-ites that Barney was behaving in an incredibly dangerous manner during his training. According to Linda Parelli herself… “Barney was terribly spooked” and “his behaviour was becoming dangerous” Barney was not “terribly spooked” he was merely … Continue reading

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“Wiggle wiggle bump” (Parelli for smacking your horse about the head with a rope)

“Training” a genuinely aggressive/dangerous/out of it’s mind horse (which Barney apparently was) with the “wiggle, wiggle… bump” technique wouldn’t achieve anything except more aggressive and dangerous behaviour on the horses part. All it would achieve in the case of a … Continue reading

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Learned helplessness

Having watched countless Parelli horses interacting with both their owners and professional Parelli accredited trainers I have come to the conclusion that Parelli Natural Horsemanship is a form of conditioning designed primarily to establish learned helplessness. Having observed the behaviour … Continue reading

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Parelli’s reaction

Linda Parelli published a blog to “explain” Barney’s training and try to justify it, she also released a youtube video… both of which have now been removed. I presume that Parelli are going to try and sweep the whole situation … Continue reading

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