David Ospital, MMCP

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Location:
Rohnert Park, California, United States
Description:

The first time I saw the Masterson Method® was at the 2017 Sacramento Expo.  I remember Jim saying, “You can get the horse to relax his poll if you place your thumb lightly on the roof of the horse’s mouth; but be careful that the horse’s tongue doesn’t take your thumb into his molars…”  I immediately thought, I’m not doing that!  Three years later I’m trying to convince horse owners to do that very same thing.

After reviewing the Beyond Horse Massage Book and DVD I thought it might be a good idea to take the weekend course.  It seemed like an excellent way to reintroduce myself to horses and how to connect with them.  I had the good fortune to have been introduced to horses at a young age and was involved with 4H as a kid.  I currently volunteer with the 4H group, H Lane Vaqueros, the Duffy Pony Club Riding Center and when I get the chance, I volunteer my time with Project H.O.P.E. a local non-profit that provides equine assisted therapy activities to assist veterans.

After taking the weekend course, I quickly realized how The Masterson Method® shares similar principles with the Martial Arts I’ve studied.  I found working with horses gives me another way to practice the principles of non-resistance, developing a quality of softness similar to water; I enjoy learning from the horses I work with.  I certified as a practitioner in 2021 and work with a variety of horses big and small.

I enjoy sharing The Masterson Method® with the horse people I meet and have joined the crusade to have all horses experience the Bladder Meridian Technique at least once.

 

 

Contact Information
Phone: 415-328-3747

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