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Robyn Hood

Senior Instructor of the Tellington TTouch® Method, Editor of Staying in TTouch Newsletter and Linda's youngest sister, Robyn has been riding horses since before she could walk. She went through Pony Club and showed as a junior competitor in Alberta. She later attended and then instructed at the Pacific Coast School of Horsemanship in California owned by her sister Linda Tellington-Jones. Robyn competed successfully in hunter, jumper, three-day eventing, endurance, western events and more recently in gaited horses.

In 1982 Robyn became involved full-time with the Tellington Method that was developed by her sister Linda. She has been the editor of the monthly Newsletter for more than 30 years. Since 1986 she has been teaching Tellington TTouch Method on a full-time basis in Canada, the US, Europe, South Africa and Australia and spends about 160 days a year traveling. Robyn has given demonstrations and lectures at various venues including Spruce Meadows; Equitana USA and Germany; Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan; International Humane Society Conference in Vienna and Murdoch University in Perth.

Besides teaching the Tellington Method on the road and at her farm in Vernon, BC, she and her husband have been importing and breeding Icelandic horses since 1976. In addition to their Icelandic herd which numbers around 80, they also share their farm with two cats, three dogs and a very talented parrot named Frances.  Robyn Hood

 

Upcoming Trainings/Workshops with Robyn Hood

Tellington TTouch® for Dogs and Companion Animals

Loose Leash Skills: Tellington TTouch Leashwork for Dogs. Is walking your dog fill you with more distress than joy? Learn the gentle, integrative techniques of the Tellington TTouch Method to help achieve “loose leash walking” with dogs of all ages and sizes. Enjoy the positive, fun filled learning environment that looks at dog training in an all encompassing, whole, way. This is an ideal method to help enhance positive dog training modalities. Bring your own dog or work with a visiting canine. in BC Canada on 2020-06-06 thru 2020-06-07

Tellington TTouch® for Dogs and Companion Animals

Enjoy the positive, fun filled learning environment that looks at dog training in an all encompassing, whole, way. This workshop can serve as an introduction to the Tellington TTouch Method for Dogs (and other Companion Animals) and build and refine the skills of more experienced students. Professionals dog trainers and casual dog lovers alike will benefit from the variety of practical techniques and unique approaches learned in this class! Develop and build on the fundamentals of Tellington TTouch Bodywork, Groundwork, and Observation skills. These skills address the most common issues confronting dog owners, trainers, and other professionals; in a forward thinking, positive manner. The most common issues confronting professionals, trainers and dog owners will be addressed as you learn and build on the fundamentals of Tellington TTouch Bodywork, Groundwork, and Observation. This is an ideal method to help enhance positive dog training modalities. Bring your own dog or work with one at the course. There will also be the opportunity to work with other species, such as horses, in a safe, confidence building way. Part of the ongoing TTouch Practitioner Training, suitable for new and returning students. Offered as a 3 or 5 day program. Beautiful, homemade lunches and snacks are included. in BC Canada on 2020-07-04 thru 2020-07-08

Tellington TTouch® for Horses

Tellington TTouch for Horses with Connected Riding (Bonus Trail Day Option). Discover how the combination of the Tellington TTouch Method and Connected Riding will improve performance, well-being, and behavior while enhancing the relationship with your horse on the ground and while riding in the saddle. This intensive hands-on course will give the tools of observation, bodywork, groundwork, and riding that will help you understand and communicate with every horse you work with. This course includes Connected Riding sessions that are complimentary to the Tellington TTouch work on the ground. The regular course runs July 11 through 16 with July 17 being an optional “Bonus Trail Ride Day”  should you wish to extend your experience at the farm. in BC Canada on 2020-07-11 thru 2020-07-16

Tellington TTouch® for Horses

Problem Solving for Horses: The Tellington Way. Do you and your horse struggle with specific issues under saddle or on the ground?  Is trailer loading a source of stress?  Are seemingly simple requests difficult for your horse? Learn the easy, effective, respectful and safe way to start or re-educate a horse with the versatile and integrative, Tellington TTouch Method.  Regardless of your prior horse training experience, this workshop will provide you with the skills to quietly, respectfully, and safely, prepare a horse for work under saddle or help overcome issues with previously trained horses. Use one of the farm’s many different horses and/or your own horse to learn the foundations of the Tellington TTouch Method in its most practical application.  You will put these skills into practice as you use the four pillars of the method; observation/attitude, bodywork, groundwork, and tools under saddle. in BC Canada on 2020-07-25 thru 2020-07-27

Tellington TTouch® for Dogs and Companion Animals

Advanced Training for Companion Animals in ON Canada on 2020-08-28 thru 2020-08-30