I’m Jenny Pim, I am not a riding instructor, I don’t teach riding, but what I do is, I specialise in is training people how to connect with their own internal energy, and how to blend their own relaxed energy with that of their horse’s, through the medium of Equestrian Tai Chi .
I’m a Registered Tai Chi Instructor with The Tai Chi Union for Great Britain and Taij Europa, the International European Tai Chi Chuan Portal.
All of this began by chance, many years ago.
I had a busy life, bringing up my family, breeding ponies and teaching Tai Chi, so to save time, I’d often prepare for my evening Tai Chi classes when I was riding.
I began to notice that the ponies I practiced on were enjoying our practice, they would lick and chew and drop their heads and relax.
I noticed the ponies became calmer and less spooky.
I noticed that I became a lot more relaxed riding. I practiced Tai Chi on horseback every day I rode.
The ponies loved our Tai Chi practice and they would stop and “ask” to do it in places we had previously practiced, it calmed them and relaxed them. It gave me a great feeling of us being connected, and going on adventures together.
So I began to create and develop and teach my programmes for Equestrian Tai Chi.
I knew that what I had worked out could benefit horses and humans alike and it was too important to be just kept to myself.