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On Ride Like a Viking clinics you learn how to connect with your horse through body language and choice based horse training. In short; how to make your idea, your horse`s idea, both on the ground and in the saddle. You will learn techniques that enables you to solve existing problems and problems that might occur with your horse. The clinics main aim is to build a strong connection between horse and rider. Participants learn to communicate with their horses using body language at liberty, or with a loose lead rope, depending on the facilities. We also work on techniques that enables you to ride all gaits on loose reins with a responsive, relaxed and willing equine partner.


The clinic gives a foundation for collection and self-carriage offered by the horse, as well as a foundation for liberty groundwork and riding. Total prize is 2 999 US Dollar, this includes a 2,5 day clinic. Recommended group size is 10 participants with horses. The clinic will then cost about 299 US Dollar per person.


Your instructor Cathrine Fodstad is first Norwegian to complete Mongol Derby, world`s longest and toughest horse race. What she learned from the 1 000 km adventure on semi-wild horses, you can now learn from her. Cathrine is also educated horse trainer from Holar University College in Iceland, as well as Riding Instructor, level 1 and 2, from Norwegian Equine Center.


"A great inspiration and help with training my horse. I warmly recommend Ride Like a Viking." Cathrine Widenberger


"Cathrine Fodstad has been the positive influence on me for the benefit of my horses. She makes me think over all my handling of my horses and I really like her way of horsemanship." Lisbeth Svarthoel


"I have used the methods of Cathrine Fodstad, and in exchange I have got a beautiful and safe horse that is Glædi. Her methods work!!! I understand my horse`s language better. I really recommend watching her videos and subscribe to Ride like a Viking Membership as well. So glad I have the learning units and live Q&As there to help me."  Elin Harlem Westbye



"As Ride Like a Viking Member it has been so exciting to watch the tutorial videos and I have learned new and refreshed things I had forgotten. Cathrine is a very committed and inspirational teacher. Her messages go through so clearly and works." Dorthe Bisgaard Mastrup


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