When the voice of Thomas heart was calling him.
Thomas Rippen shares in the interview his secrets about how he followed the voice of his heart and quit a safe job as commercial employee to become a horse and rider instructor for traditional classical and natural horsemanship.
After some detours Thomas Rippen did what his heart was telling him and dedicated his life to horses and riders.
Thomas Rippen is one of these brave persons who gave up his „safe job“ as commercial employee to follow his passion for horses and traditional classical and natural horsemanship. His way wasn’t straightforward at all. Several times he listened more to others instead of his heart. But at the end he did. And he succeeded.
In the interview with Thomas you will learn:
- 1:08 – What Thomas offers in his training center for riders and horses.
- 1:57 – How his training method differs from other training methods.
- 4:19 – Why Thomas is doing this job and what were decisive moments in his life.
- 7:41 – How Thomas found his calling.
- 10:35 – Which stations Thomas came across until he dared to go for his dream job.
- 13:30 – How he you made the decision to step out.
- 15:51 – Where Thomas got the courage from to make this step happen.
- 17:09 – If and how his detours were useful for him.
- 18:13 – What are Thomas‘ secrets to build a fulfilling life and business.
- 18:50 – Why Thomas thinks it’s important that we live our „calling“.
Happy clients and fully booked workshops are the best confirmation that his heart was right.
More and more horse owners and riders appreciate his unique sensitiveness of connecting in a very special way to horses, even to the challenging ones, when people think it’s hopeless. They want to understand and learn from him how they can build up a good relationship and make harmonious riding experience with their horses built on respect, intuition and trust. And that’s exactly the training philosophy he lives and offers in his individual training sessions and workshops, based on traditional classical and natural horsemanship. Thomas horse riding philosophy has been influenced by the natural horsemanship concept of Jean Claude Dysli and the Iberian Riding Techniques of his mentor Marc de Broissia. His clients love what Thomas does and can’t wait for the next sessions he offers. His heart was right.
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