The Latest In A Line Of Renowned "Horse Whisperers"
- Adam Shereston.
Doolittle was the fabled version of the man who could talk to the
animals but in recent months the UK has been privy to the real life
version of Hugh Lofting's central character.
Step forward, the latest in a line of renowned "Horse Whisperers"
- Adam Shereston.
are no rope halters or blankets involved but the 29-year-old has
employed his "gift" to help one of the UK's top horse
trainers Mark Tompkins' race horse Esperance to reach the racecourse
where he has performed with credit.
The Flint Cottage Stables handler had almost given up hope that
the Bluebird colt would ever find his way behind a set of stalls
when suffering from a growth that blocked the blood circulation
to the horses left shoulder. Consultations with international and
local vets drew a blank and even calls to Harley Street Specialists
took Tompkins' two-year-old no further down the road to recovery.
Hard as it may be to believe and, skeptics would no doubt have a
field day, but Adam was given a "signal" that a horse
was in trouble in Newmarket. A telephone call was made with Adam
offering to pick up where the problems was an deal with it directly
and on arrival at the stables the next day he wasn't given any clues
by the so far unconvinced handler.
However, that impression was soon to change - Adam takes up the
story: "When I first see an animal I gain their trust and then
you can go from there. After making communication I pointed straight
towards his shoulders and told Mark that was where the problem lay.
"It took five days to cure the problem - sometimes I was with
him in his box for three hours and some times only 20 minutes but
at the end of that time Esperance was able to start galloping and
running and has had no further problems since."
Tompkins has earned himself a tag of being a very level headed handler
during his time with a licence but even he was left scratching his
head in amazement.
He said: "I was amazed by the result and god knows what he
does but if there's such a thing as a miracle this was one. Adam
is a bit of a character but he
certainly has a gift and I wish him well in all his future work."
Adam has worked for Her Majesty The Queen on Sandringham Estate
but after a series of mystical happenings he was given the vision
to treat animals and communicate with them in his own special way.
"It gave me the ability to link directly and communicate with
animals and feel and sense what the animal is suffering, it is a
gift that is developing all the time."
"I act as a kind of magnet and once I know what the problem
is we can then go from there, whether its healing on a physical
or psychological level. Seeing and performing the things that I
have done, nothing surprises me now, know matter how severe the
Clearly a man who possesses such abilities could find his services
heavily drawn upon and anyone wishing to learn more of his methods
can visit his website at www.adamshereston.com