In the beautiful surroundings of Arriach in Carinthia, one learns on the Pilsachhof harmonious contact between man and horse. The horses take every man as he is, no account or title, man alone is illuminated by the horse. Thus the horses for us in many areas are good life teacher”, Mrs Gollner, riding instructor, and owner of the Pilsachhof told us. Further, she told us yet: dealing with horses is our vocation. We are engaged since childhood the “fascination with horse”. The sensitivity and honesty of a horse is something hardly comprehensible. The absolute harmony between horse and rider is repeatedly described in journals, but how do we humans there remains open. Training is a must for every horse lover.” The horses expect a very clear line, honesty, patience, endurance and fairness of the people.
In the ethical principles is: “the person who operates the horse sport, has himself and the horse of training to undergo entrusted to him. Target This training is the greatest possible harmony between man and horse”. The course covers the following topics: dressage progress give proper assistance and seat training for a relaxed, friendly horse riding on satisfied and relaxed horses. Coordination and motor skills training for children and adults who help horses to compensate for our physical, mental and social deficits and bring us back into the lost balance. Physical training: for example, to the strengthening and stretching the muscles and tendons; Improve posture; Training of heart, circulation and breathing; Training of equilibrium and balance. You will be amazed how quickly you can see progress with the help of horses. Emotional support: such as becoming more zest for life by working with the horse; Increase in activity and confidence to himself and to his fellow men; Courage and self-control to engage in something new; Learn from the ability to adapt and reduce stamina, depression and aggression.
Promotion of the social competence: acquisition of responsibility, helpfulness and tolerance; How to contact with ability and action of consideration of; better behaviour in family, school and work; “meaningful leisure activity removal of fear following riding accidents learning on the well-trained cuddly horses” to lose the fear and risking new confidence in the horses in order to enjoy this wonderful hobby again without stress and anxiety. The horses of the Pilsachhof enjoy the output in the group, either in the Hall or in the pasture. They thank with enormous confidence and absolute joy of life in old age, as you can see: Gringo, an Arab gelding is about 30 years old, Havana, the Hanoverian Mare also 30 years old, Sunny Boy, an Irish gelding is proud 28 years old, Furioso, of the Hanoverian Friesian gelding is already 19 years old and Princess, a Holsteiner mare is the youngest at the age of 6 race horses are on average about 20 years old. A horse’s age can be reached, not only a matter of luck, but also the consequence of a good care and handling of the horse, which suggest with their health, Joie de vivre and broadcast, not on her age. Learn more about the lessons: Pilsachhof, A-9543 Arriach 74 Carinthia / Austria, phone: + 43 (0) 4247 / 819-3, E-Mail:, photo: pension Pilsachhof