Dick Richardson is internationally certified with HMI and SI as a Holistic Management Educator and has been since 1995. Dick has trained, facilitated and consulted with many farming businesses around the world, including the US, UK, Aus and all the Southern African countries. He trained educators for HMI for many years too both in the US and in Africa especially in the areas of ecology and grazing managementDick has over Twenty years experience in Holistic Management as a practitioner, and many more in practical stock farming. In particular, Dick’s experience is greatest with regards to running cattle and sheep in extensive situations in conjunction with wildlife. Much of this was gained running “Richardson Ranching”, his extensive livestock business on 7000ha in the Vryburg district South Africa. This business was based on three enterprises, cattle, sheep and hunting. He was awarded the Vryburg Farmers Union Farmer of the Year award in 2005.