Articles About Franklin

Magazine articles, news releases, and personal anecdotes

Franklin Levinson - The Gentle Wisdom Of An Authentic Horseman

Seagerworld - Ponderings from West Germany. Carolyn seager 2012Franklin Levinson - A Course In Horse
Be sure to enjoy the amazing photo slideshow Carlolyn has included!

The horse-world jungle drums have been beating excitedly here in the SW, as news spreads of the impending September visit of charismatic horseman, Franklin Levinson. With over forty years of horse training experience behind him, Franklin, the renowned gentle-man of horse-whispering', has built a successful career in equine training that far exceeds most of those in the now fashionable world of 'natural horsemanship'. For many a year, Franklin lived in Hawaii where he ran the popular, Maui Horse Whisperer Experience but he is now based on the paradise island of Corfu with his wife, Ilona Staikou. Still passionate about his life's work dedicated to showing people that success with horses is a life enriching process,

The Way of the 'New Horse'

Dorset Magazine, 2012. (PDF download)
This article describes what goes on at The New Horse facility in Dorset and my programs there. I have taught there before and loved it enough to have it become my UK base. The Bourchier family who own and operate this first rate facility are some of the best folks anywhere. The horsemanship is superior, the place is terrific and the people the best.
View the complete magazine in "flipbook" format here.

Life Enrichment Through Success With Horses

Central Horse Magazine, Sep 2011. Covers Franklin's 3-week fall trip to Englan where he offered classes and demonstrations on EFL and Life Enrichment.

Riding a horse can help with fitness, coordination

BY Carol Sponagle, The State Journal-Register, Sept. 05, 2010

Hartley Farm, NWS Australia - The Quiet American 'Horse Whisperer'

by Maggie Holley, Hartley Farm, (August 2010)

The Horse Whisperer

by Mary Sinanidis, Athens News Online Edition (Oct, 2009)

Famed American Horseman Visits Greece

by Wes Johnson, former U.S. diplomat (May, 2009)

A Parent’s Reflections on Learning Horsemanship from Franklin Levinson

Written by the parent of a Colorado Immersion Program Participant (2008)

My Journey to Franklin...Every Horse’s Best Friend

Debra Gehrke, April 2007

IN HORSE HARMONY Connects with Franklin Levinson

Debra Gehrke, April 2007

The Adventure of a Lifetime

(New Zealand Horse Trek, 2007)
by Pat Martin. Reprinted with permission by The Fence Post

Introducing Franklin Levinson

Eques Magazine, Dec '05 (Outside Link)

American Horse Whisperer in Greece

Interview by Anthi Stamatopoulou for Proto Thema (Greek Newspaper).
Published September 2005

Horse Therapy - Changing Lives

Your Horse Magazine, UK Feb 2005

First Pan-Hellenic Horse Owners Seminar

published in Greek National Horse Magazine, Jan 2005

American Horse Whisperer Captivates Syros

by Christina Psaltaki, Horse Magazine,
Syros, Greece, May, 2004

The ‘Horse Whisperer’ Training and Management of Horses

by Thanos Kapsalis,
Public Opinion Newspaper, Syros, Greece, May 5, 2004

Franklin Levinson Demonstrates Equine Facilitated Learning in the UK

May, 2004

Horse Handler Teaches Respect Technique

Lacome Globe, July, 2003

Horse Sense

Travel & Leisure Magazine, March, 2002
Previously published in Honolulu Advertiser, September 24, 2000

Horses Do The Teaching

Maui News, August 2001

Maui Horse Whisperer Experience

Maui Concierge Magazine, March, 2001

Horse Power

Maui Island Weekly, August 8, 2000

Where the Horse is the Teacher

Maui Island Weekly, March 1, 2000

Adventures In Paradise - Whisper to Horses

by Annette Roller, November 1999

Horse Sensitivity

The Maui News, March 7, 1999

SEE ALSO: Essays written by Franklin