Academic Career

2014Final exam as licensed teacher of the Ecole de Légèreté
2006Final exam as teacher of the Alexander Technique
2001Final exam as Fully Qualified Groom FN, focus on riding
1995 – 2001Courses of study: Veterinarian Science/ Agricultural Sciences

Professional Career

Since 2010Specialisation of the Alexander Technique in regard to pain patients in cooperation with orthopedists, osteopaths, dentists (CMD) and physiotherapists
Since 2007Freelance Alexander Technique work with horses and riders (rider’s seat) and pain patients (individual and group instruction)
Since 2007Training of riders and horses according to the EDL of Philippe Karl
Since 2002Freelance work with horses and riders, specialisation on problem horses and young horses
February – August 2002Fully qualified groom at Ulrich and Bianca Kasselmann (PSI-Auction-Stable), in Hagen a.T.W.
July – December 2001Scholarship and work as fully qualified groom at the dressage stable of Dolf Dietram Keller, Klosterhof Medingen
2000 – 2001Preparation of the rider’s exam at the dressage stable of Egenolf von Röder zu Diersdorf, successful tournament participation with young horses up to Class S, dressage in Londorf and at the jumping stable of Sebastian and Hartmut Haas in Busek, Hesse
1999Work as rider at the Pferdezentrum Alsfeld, training and presentation of the auction horses
1997 – 1999Work as rider at the jumping stable of Rolf Schrader in Gießen, tournament participation with young jumpers, successes in the fields of material, dressage- and jumping competitions, classes A and L

Further Training

Since 2014Regular advanced training courses for riding instructors of the Ecole de Légèreté at Philippe Karl
Since 2014Regular advanced training courses at Patricia Valdhaus, Parelli NHS 3 Stars Instructor, in Hanover
2013Silke Vallentin, Parelli NHS 5 Stars Instructor, training courses in Hanover
2007 – 2014Training as riding instructor at the Ecole de Légèreté of Philippe Karl
2007Berni Zambial, Parelli NHS 5 Stars Instructor, training course at the Ruhr area
Since 2006Regular training at the Alexander Technique School of Bo Johansson in Hanover
20066 days Honza Blaha-Natural Horsemanship-course in Hanover
2003 – 2006Alexander Technique apprenticeship at Bo Johansson in Hanover
Since 2002Regular advanced training courses as individual and group instructions in the field of Natural Horsemanship