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The Best Secret Weapon Against Landmines and Tuberculosis Is a Rat

The Best Secret Weapon Against Landmines and Tuberculosis Is a Rat | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
African giant pouched rats are better mine-sniffers than dogs and faster at TB diagnosis than human doctors.

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Are you a dressage instructor in the horse world? If so... then this FREE Dressage Instructor Webinar is what you have been looking for!   

Are you a dressage instructor in the horse world? If so... then this FREE Dressage Instructor Webinar is what you have been looking for!    | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
Dressage Instructors. 9 likes · 10 talking about this. Dressage Instructors

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Randi Thompson's curator insight, October 15, 6:19 PM
The Dressage Instructors Webinar is designed for riding instructors who want to improve what they are doing while coaching riders who are competing in dressage. Running a horse business is more than just coaching... we also need to know how to make it a business. Now you can discover the "Secrets used by Top Trainers" as Jodi and Randi share valuable tips that will make a difference in your horse business.

Topics include: "From the Judges Box" Are you coaching riders who are competing in dressage? Would you like to hear what a judge has to say about what they are seeing? What do you need to know to bring home more blue ribbons and higher scores? How to use the dressage test movements to show your horse best qualities to the judge.

 "Teaching Rein Connection" Contact. What does it really mean and how can you teach it to your students? Watch as Jodi and Randi demonstrate techniques that you can use right away! We will also talk about Double bridles and how they should fit inside the horse's mouth.

 "Horse Business 101"  Marketing Your Horse Business with Facebook and social media. How promoting your horse business can be easier than ever!

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 Jodi Jones Lees is a dressage trainer, instructor and USEF "R" licensed Dressage judge. She has been competing for over 35 years and instructing for over 25 years. Jodi is currently waiting for her upgrade to "S" status. Website: http://www.riversedgefarms.com

 Randi Thompson is the founder of Horse and Rider Awareness. Randi has been coaching professionals in the horse world for over 20 years in horse and rider training, business and marketing. She has recently produced National and Regional USDF through Intermediate 1. Website: http://www.horseandriderawareness.com 

Register today to watch the FREE Dressage Instructors Webinar or to listen to the replay as many times as you like. http://bit.ly/2g0upQ7

Those who would like to invest more in their success stay tuned! The Dressage Instructor Bootcamp that will be held in spring 2017-Tryon NC area. A

Are you interested in sponsoring special prizes and gifts for the DRESSAGE Instructors Webinar? Contact the organizer for more information Facebook? 

 Check out our new Facebook page Dressage Instructors: https://www.facebook.com/Dressage-Instructors  ;
 
 
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Jumping Instructors.  Teaching Techniques and Tips  2

This is from the Jumping Instructors Webinar Nov 2016 


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We did it! The first Jumping Instructors Webinar. It was an adventure trying to understand all the technical stuff but we had a great time and shared a lot of information. This short video is from the section "Teaching Techniques and Tips" where USEF "R" Hunter/Jumper/Equitation judges Paddy Downing-Nyegard and Laura Kelland-May join with me in discussing this important topic. Please join the Jumping Instructors FB page to watch the other topics we discussed t
 
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Introducing! The Jumping Instructor Programs

Are you a jumping instructor coaching riders who are competing over fences and on the flat? Then the Jumping Instructor Programs are for you! We want to se

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Randi Thompson's curator insight, October 31, 4:32 PM
Here we go! We are officially announcing the Jumping Instructor Programs! If you are a jumping instructor coaching riders who are competing over fences and on the flat then the Jumping Instructor Programs are for you! We want to see you succeed in the horse world and will be sharing teaching techniques, business and marketing tips that you can use to take your horse business to the next level of success. Did I mention that two USEF "R" Hunter/Jumper/Equitation judges will be joining us to share their advice on what you need to know to win in the show ring? Join our Facebook page,  https://www.facebook.com/jumpinginstructors  to join in on our discussions and to see what events we will be creating to make a difference in your horse business.  We will be presenting webinars (like watching a TV show where you can ask questions) and our Live Jumping Instructors Bootcamp Tryon, NC-Spring 2017
 
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Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises - ExtremeTech

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises - ExtremeTech | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
Asian cars (Korean and Japanese) are most reliable. Buick shocker: No. 3 overall. Tech complexity turns off some owners.

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Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster | Tim Harford

Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster  | Tim Harford | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
The Long Read: We increasingly let computers fly planes and carry out security checks. Driverless cars are next. But is our reliance on automation dangerously diminishing our skills?

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Hunter-Gatherers No Carbs Diet

Hunter-Gatherers No Carbs Diet | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
What you should know about no carbs diet and how it affects your body.

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Go with the flow … inside houseboats on the river Thames – in pictures

Go with the flow … inside houseboats on the river Thames – in pictures | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
More than a thousand people live afloat on the tidal Thames in London. Katherine Fawssett hops on board to meet some of them

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All Adverts In London’s Underground Station Have Been Replaced With Cat Pictures

All Adverts In London’s Underground Station Have Been Replaced With Cat Pictures | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
If you arrived at Clapham Common tube station one morning to find that every advert had been replaced with pictures of cats, you’d no doubt logically conclude that our feline friends paid for the initiative as part of their first steps towards world domination. And in a way you’d be right, becau

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Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari review – how data will destroy human freedom

Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari review – how data will destroy human freedom | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
It’s a chilling prospect, but the AI we’ve created could transform human nature, argues this spellbinding new book by the author of Sapiens

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The Shadow Side of Greatness: When Success Leads to Failure

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Success often comes with hidden costs.

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‘No One Is Safe’: Zimbabwe Threatens to Seize Farms of Party Defectors

‘No One Is Safe’: Zimbabwe Threatens to Seize Farms of Party Defectors | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
In a nation where land is used as a tool of control, many former officials who were beneficiaries of seizures of white-owned farms now find themselves potential victims.

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Here Is The Most Terrifying Place On Earth

Here Is The Most Terrifying Place On Earth | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
Shivers run down one’s spine while looking at pictures of this unique place which is located near San Diego, USA. It is called Potato Chip Rock. The world’s most intrepid tourists climb to the very edge of this super thin rock to take cool pictures.

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3 Magic Riding Position Fixes with Randi Thompson

Would you like to have 3 Magic Riding Position Fixes that you can use to improve your riding position or your students? This is Randi Thompson of Horse and Rider Awareness

 

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Would you like to have 3 Magic Riding Position Fixes that you can use to improve your riding position or your students?

This is Randi Thompson of Horse and Rider Awareness and was filmed at West Equestrian Services and Training in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. (http://www.westhorse.net) During the "Ride with The Masters" clinic with Cheryl West. Most of the riders are currently competing in USDF Dressage, USEF Western Dressage and Cowboy dressage. There were more western saddles there than I have seen in a long time!
 
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These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson The ability to expand your mind and strive for lifelong learning is more critical…

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A Cashless Economy in Zimbabwe? With Little Cash, There’s Little Choice

A Cashless Economy in Zimbabwe? With Little Cash, There’s Little Choice | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
Debit card machines are proliferating in churches, supermarkets and nightclubs as anxious Zimbabweans hoard American dollars or take them out of the country.

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How Worried Should You Be About the Dire Predictions of Experts?

How Worried Should You Be About the Dire Predictions of Experts? | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
I was going through some old notes, and came across this Wall Street Journal article from 2010 by Jonah Lehrer, author of How We Decid

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Mosquitoes May Meet Their End Thanks to Marlon Brando

Mosquitoes May Meet Their End Thanks to Marlon Brando | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
An innovative program has nearly eradicated the insects on the late actor's private island, no pesticides or genetic engineering needed.

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The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientifically proven to improve your health

The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientifically proven to improve your health | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
The tonic of the wilderness was Henry David Thoreau's classic prescription for civilization and its discontents, offered in the 1854 essay Walden: Or, Life in the Woods. Now there's scientific evidence supporting eco-therapy. The Japanese practice of forest bathing is proven to lower heart rate and blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production, boost the immune system, and improv

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Horses have been taught to communicate with humans

Horses have been taught to communicate with humans | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
All our childhood dreams just came true.

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The Giant Eucalyptus of Australia

The Giant Eucalyptus of Australia | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
Most eucalyptus trees are moderately-sized but come to their native land, Australia, and you will be surprised at how tall these trees ca

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Zimbabwe will sink into horror and depravity unless Mugabe quits now

Zimbabwe will sink into horror and depravity unless Mugabe quits now | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
Last week rumours swirled round Zimbabwe that Robert Mugabe, the 92-year-old president, had either died or been incapacitated. The government…

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My Life Without A Smartphone

My Life Without A Smartphone | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
I've worked in online media for years but I've never owned a smartphone. Here's why I don't feel like I'm missing out.

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The Personality Traits You Need to Be a Great Friend, According to Science

The Personality Traits You Need to Be a Great Friend, According to Science | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
If you want to make more friends, and hold on to the ones you’ve got, it all boils down to three key personality traits.

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One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth

One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth | Purrfect Pets | Scoop.it
Scientists have detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest neighbor to our solar system. It might someday be possible to reach.

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