Jock Ruddock
(1942 - 2011)

Jock Ruddock

July 25, 1942

November 6, 2011

Jock, we miss you terribly – your huge presence and of course the stories! Be proud of the work your students, practitioners and instructors do as we keep your dream very much alive!
Liz Coates
November 6th, 2018
just was thinking about how you still have an impact on my life then realized the date Bless you Jock
Kerrie Matthews
November 6th, 2017
just was thinking about how you still have an impact on my life then realized the date Bless you Jock
Kerrie Matthews (Brown)
November 6th, 2017
just was thinking about how you still have an impact on my life, then realized the date. Bless you Jock
Kerrie Matthews (Brown)
November 6th, 2017
Jock, you were one of a kind and someone very very special - what you managed to give to horses and all your students was amazing - glad that Ivana is able to carry on your splendid work.
You are missed all over the world.
Mary Bennison
July 19th, 2017
Jock, you have left us all with so many wonderful memories. You were one of a kind - glad to hear that Ivana is carrying on your legacy - miss being with horses.
Mary Bennison
July 19th, 2017
thinking of you
karen chatfield
March 30th, 2017
thinking of you
karen chatfield
March 30th, 2017
thinking of you
karen chatfield
March 30th, 2017
I have spent today talking about you so much - nice memories, friends, what you have achieved....made me happy, until i looked at the calendar - and got reminded..5 years from your departure....but you are still present in work of so many people....
ivana Ruddock
November 6th, 2016
Never underestimate the power of touch, a smile, a listening ear or the smallest act of caring all of which have the potential to turn a life around - Jock, you taught us much more than just "the move". Remembered always and missed especially today
Liz Coates
November 6th, 2016
Miss You Old Man... Look forward to seeing one day again grandad
Jake Brown
July 8th, 2016
3rd International Equine Touch Day. A day to especially remember both Jock and Ivana. Jock, your inspirational words are like footprints that have been etched in our hearts and minds forever. 100% behind Ivana as together we take your legacy forward
IETA UK & Ireland
July 25th, 2015
Does not matter how long you are gone, it is still painfull. Missing you.
Ivana ruddock
November 6th, 2014
Remembering you today Jock. Thank you so much for all that you taught us. We will carry your legacy on.
Love to Ivana and your family
Heather Vaulkhard
November 5th, 2014
You opened our eyes - thank you! Miss you!
Eva Lønborg-Madsen
July 25th, 2014
You are especially remembered today as many of us will be spending time with our animals and loved ones sharing the Touch you taught. You are very much missed and always in our hearts. We are keeping your dream alive. Love and hugs to Ivana too.
Liz Coates
July 25th, 2014
Diane Hicks
March 6th, 2014
An another year without you, missing you every day....Ivana
ivana ruddock
January 2nd, 2014
I still miss you, when you are not here with me, but I am so grateful for having you in my life. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss. Love u, always. Ivana
Ivana Ruddock
November 6th, 2013
It’s hard to forget someone who gave us so much to remember. The greater ET family think of you with the greatest love and respect. We continue to work guided by your inspiration and dear Ivana’s drive and enthusiasm. Keeping your dream alive ..
Liz Coates
November 6th, 2013
i will never forget that you said, "It's all there...right beneath your fingertips" You taught us to help horses and for that, your humour and your inspiration, I will be forever grateful.
Happy Birthday, Jock.
Heather Vaulkhard
July 26th, 2013
July 25th, 2013
Having your guiding hands from above,
I touch my horse, I touch with love.
Eli Dock
July 25th, 2013
Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day.

Missing you. I.
Ivana Ruddock
July 25th, 2013
ET students are celebrating your birthday world wide today as we share your gift with someone special on this the 2nd International ET Day. You continue to guide and inspire us all every time we put hands on a horse. You will never be forgotten!
Liz Coates
July 25th, 2013
I am so sad to hear this news - Jock and Ivana taught me my level 1 ET in Bristol 2004. You started me on an epic journey as you did for so many others. Thankyou. My love to your family x
Mikaela Brown
July 9th, 2013
Thinking of you every day, how much you tought me. Thank you, for helping me to become who I am now....
Forever ..Ivi
Ivana Ruddock
May 24th, 2013
you told me to be strong and not to cry , its so hard not to when you mean so much to me. love u always granddad.
Jake Brown
March 4th, 2013
Our anniversary...was yesterday....missing your love.
Until we meet you.
Ivana xxx
Ivana Ruddock
January 3rd, 2013
hey old man jock

Hows it going up there in the clouds? I miss you and your company so much. you will aways be in my heart grandad. love you Jake
Jake Ruddock
August 13th, 2012
Chybis mi. ivana
forever and a day
Ivana Ruddock
July 25th, 2012
Such a pleasure to have you in my memories jock I loved your natural way and your love for the horses I'm proud to be tarred with the same brush and consider it an honor to practice your work.God bless you Ivana.much love to you.Aidan
Aidan Leonard
July 19th, 2012
So sad to hear that John, has died.
The last time i saw him in Forfar was at his mum's funeral.
I was a carer at the residential home, where she was.
So sad to hear of the news. John was a lovely man and will be sadly missed.
elaine clare
July 16th, 2012
Dearest Ivana,

Sending you so much love and light. I met you and Jock in Colorado at the Lucky 13 Ranch. You both blew my mind and have left an imprint on my heart forever. Jocks spirit is so large it just needed some more space. Love and ligh
Alecia Evans
May 4th, 2012
Jock was a wonderful teacher of Bowen and VHT and I will always be grateful to him for what I gained from his unique way of giving the gift of healing. Love and Blessings to Jock and Ivana.
Liz Miller
March 6th, 2012
Hey Grandad :)
missing you dearly.
I have just been listening to your song and you know what you sound just like Johnny Cash! Hope all is going well up there. Love you now and forever with all of my heart. Until I shall see you again, poppa Jock x
Nicola Pryor
March 5th, 2012
Missing you a lot. I am affraid to think of where I'd be without you.
With love, always.
Ivana Ruddock
February 25th, 2012
You will never be gone as you live on in our hearts, our memories and those of the animals you have enabled us to touch. Thank you for your gift and Ivi thank you for being a part of his life and ours. Lots of love and light.
Emma Knowles
February 21st, 2012
I only saw you once when you and Ivana came to Scotland and did a demo but watching you work on a horse left a lasting impression on me. I only hope I can one day be a fraction as good at helping horses as you were.
Gerry McDougall
January 29th, 2012
Jock and Ivana, Thank you for your insights. With ET we have another bridge to support essential animal care and wellbeing. What a beautiful legacy to bless us all with. Shine on and be at peace Jock. Love to Ivana and your family.
Alice Cohen
January 11th, 2012
Sending you much love Ivana and remember how much love and happiness you bought Jock. He was great fun and and a wonderful teacher as are you and I hope you carry the work on.
Kelly Marks
January 11th, 2012
You leave this earth having left us with an amazing tool to help our equine friends. Thank you!
Anne Cooper
December 30th, 2011
Altough I never met you in person I feel very sad that you're gone. However I'm sure that your spirit is with everyone who practices ET. I tink about you every time I put my hands on my horse. He is so much better now and loves ET. Thank you Jock!
Anke Heley
December 24th, 2011
Jock, I never had the pleasure of meeting you in person, but I always felt I knew you through the wonderful stories I heard about you! You were a true advocate for our equine friends and for that I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Mary Debono
Mary Debono
December 24th, 2011
Inspirational, driven, quick witted, caring, passionate, high standards and a gentleman - words that flow into my head when I think of you Jock. I feel privileged to have known you - you are a leading light in your time . RIP Braveheart.
Sara Udal (ET Student)
December 8th, 2011
I struggle to put into words how Jock, Ivana and the ET family have influenced my world, my life, my work. Thank you for your teachings, your support and your friendship. Jock, you are there guiding my hands, inspiring my mind and enriching my soul
Kate Prowse (ET & VHT Instructor)
December 6th, 2011
Jock, Thank you so much for this wonderful Tool you have given me. I never had the blessing of meet you in person but I feel like I know you anyway. I had the pleasure of learning Level 3 this last weekend with Ivana. THANK YOU Jock! God Bless you.
Verity Kennard
December 5th, 2011
Jock, it is so hard to believe you are gone. You will always be with us in the knowledge and inspiration you shared so freely. My family & I feel blessed to have been able to call you our friend. Ivi & your family, we wish you peace.
Linda Yoxall
November 28th, 2011
Dear Cuz Johnnie

Your light is now shining from Heaven, but we shall miss you here on earth, Cuz Johnnie.
I promise that all the family will do everything we can to support and care for your beloved Ivi as we share her pain and loss.
Jennifer Cottam
November 26th, 2011
Whilst I never had the chance to meet you, your work has affected my life in a way I never expected. May you rest in peace and enjoy life over the rainbow bridge.
Moira Richardson
November 24th, 2011
May your Spirit gallop free in the realms of God.
And may your
inspiration keep spreading a light on Earth!
Monique van der Velde
November 23rd, 2011
Jock, I have watched my Level 1 & 2 DVDs many times and each time marvel at your affinity with Rusty. I only had the good fortune to meet you twice but you made a great impression. Rest in peace Jock and my deepest sympathy to Ivana & your family
Virginia Tropeano
November 23rd, 2011
Jock, I know you're in horseman's heaven, with Ray and Tom and all the other true horsemen and horsewomen, and you're all sending inspiration to us carrying on the work.
Ivana, my experience is that it gets easier to carry with time. Kia kaha.
Anne Harper
November 23rd, 2011
I also only met you once in Wagga Wagga & you certainly did leave an everlastin impression-as did Ivana. Eveytime I do a session & I feel my mind wandering I start thinking of Mull of Kintyre. Me te mihi nui. Ivana- Tēnā rāwā atu koe i tō ai (ma
Pauline Naudi
November 22nd, 2011
Since the first time I met you and Ivi, I have been inspired by your knowledge and affinity with horses and your obvious love and regard for each other. I know Jock you are now in a better place, but Ivi my heart goes out to you, for your loss be
Deborah Haley
November 21st, 2011
Jock, you and Ivana have created a desire in me to never stop trying to understand horses better. I wanted to learn so much more from you... I hope that there are lots of horses waiting for you on the other side of this life.
Mirjam van den Borne
November 21st, 2011
Hard to believe we've lost you. You have touched my thoughts so many times this week. Now that you are free from the pain I have to believe your Spirit is free to guide us from a higher place. Bless you and Ivana. You are both a gift to all of us
Pam Gardner
November 19th, 2011
You took my heart and made it bigger. Thank you. Forever and a day. Ivana
Ivana Ruddock
November 19th, 2011
In honor of one of my Greatest Teachers, one who helped me help horses.....Thank you my Friend.
Jeanie Shepherd
November 18th, 2011
Hard to believe you're gone. I'll miss your wonderful writing in newsletters and articles. Your words and teaching were truly inspirational!! My inner voice will continue to guide me when I work.
'Aloha' until we meet again - as I'm sure we wil
Deirdre Bruce
November 14th, 2011
As soon as we are here, we disappear like dragonflies.

It's been too brief, but you've left us with so much to think about and go out and do.
Gavin Park
November 14th, 2011
Jock - you have been an inspiration to so many. You have achieved so much in your life against the odds. We, Ruddocks and Chapmans alike, are so very proud of you. You will be sorely missed by us and all whose lives you touched. God Bless.
David, Noriko and Noa Chapman
November 14th, 2011
Jock the first thing you taught me was'just lets get truckin the rest will take care of itself'. And did it take care of itself! Magic fingerprints are all over this world and I cannot thank you enough for all you taught me.
Sylvia Schmid, Harare
Sylvia Schmid
November 14th, 2011
every time i see a bright star in the sky i will be thinking of u. may u rest in peace. your legacy will live on . love and thoughts to Ivana and Family Aloha xoxox
Anne Torrens
November 13th, 2011
Dad you are my hero, but wow you are a legend, and the legacy you have left behind is mind blowing. God I miss you, life is empty and how I long to see you again.
lynne Ruddock
November 13th, 2011
still cant believe your gone feels like a nightmare i havnt woken up from. missing you so much grandad, still expecting you to just pop up some where.. its wierd it feels like your still here and im sure you are..
all my love nicky. a.k.a paris :)
Nicola pryor
November 13th, 2011
Thank you Jock for the amazing gift you have given all of us. We will continue to honor you daily with the power of your incredible work. Wishing peace and love to Ivana and all Jock's family. May He Rest In Peace.
Gina Sivyer
November 11th, 2011
we have never met in person and now I have missed the opportunity to tell you how grateful I am for ET, for the incredible personal journey, I will do my very best to honor your legacy practicing ET
Zehava Hefetz Levy
November 11th, 2011
We salute your great courage against the odds to beat the bastard. You may have lost the physical battle but your indomitable spirit refused to be beaten! One in a million whose amazing legacy has ensured you will stay "In Touch" with us all foreve
The Helping Hand Fund
November 11th, 2011
Jock it was a priveledge to have met you and I feel blessed that I had before you had to go. You had a great presence & wonderful personality. Your work has been inspirational and with Ivanah you were an amazing team. Sleep Well Jock x
Sue Brook
November 11th, 2011
Jock you have been a light in my life but now you are gone i will not let it go out. You will be with me every time i lay my hands on a horse. I thank you for the great gift you have given me.
Rest In Peace light of my life.
Chris Beaven
Christine Beaven
November 11th, 2011
THANK YOU for inspiration,
THANK YOU for your energy,
THANK YOU for opening our eyes,
THANK YOU for your knowledge, which you didnt hesitate to share with the world...
THANK YOU for being yourself - Jock Ruddock
Veronika Bonebakkerova
November 11th, 2011
I feel blessed to have met such a wonderful person. I am honored to continue to help people and horses just as you have done. I hope one day we will meet again.
Casie Pelnar
November 10th, 2011
Jock, your spirit will live on through your beautiful daughters and wonderful grandchildren. Rest in peace. Love & thoughts to Ivana and all the Ruddock family.
Harvey & Jeanette Stephen
November 10th, 2011
I never had a chance to meet you Jock but you have been such an ispiration to my mum Debbie Pollard! Your memory will live on in our hearts forever and you will be dearly missed!! Good bye to an amazing man x
Jennifer Pollard
November 10th, 2011
Jock, The gifts you gave us will continue to give to the receivers but also to the givers. We are all truly blessed by knowing you. With deepest Gratitude, Love, and Grace.
Dena Sutton (ET Practitioner)
Dena Sutton
November 9th, 2011
Your light will forever shine on Jock we will carry your torch, your "TOUCH"with love and honor with you and for you. God bless and keep you and grant his peace unto you and your family. Love Pam Latson.
Pam latson
November 9th, 2011
Jock, please be whit me from beyond, in every MOVE I make.
Gudrun Hoogesteijn Leandersson
November 9th, 2011
As we have never meet what yo have given to the horse world with your gifts & wisdom will live on forever. Thank you for all you did while on this earth & may you now rest within the meadows of green grass beside galloping hooves...
Vickie Montgomery
November 8th, 2011
You were a beautiful soul and now you are a beautiful spirit. I will always have fond and fun memories of you and Ivana teaching us a special gift to the horse and other animals. Your physical presence will be missed but the love and spirit
Pat Varga
November 8th, 2011
Dear Jock, unfortunately I didn't get to know you up close and personal very well, but every time I work your ET on the horses I have the feeling that you are there with me to support me but also to keep me on my toes. Be at peace. Rie (ET student)
rie emmers
November 8th, 2011
To an incredible man who will be remembered forever....... and all my thoughts to you Ivana
Monica Kili
November 8th, 2011
Thank you!
Mary Bromfield
Mary Bromfield
November 8th, 2011
Jock, what a force you were in this world, bringing Light learning and laughter wherever you went. Breaking through old paradigms, leaving people feeling more whole. Now you can help us even more! Ivana, my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kim W
Kim Walnes
November 8th, 2011
You have left deep foot prints on this earth!
Thank you
Lizzie Feltham
November 8th, 2011
It has been an honour to know you Jock. Your knowledge, wit and experiences of life are a constant source of live on with us all...keep us true...that day with Georgie Fame was priceless! Thank you.
dan mcgrath
November 8th, 2011
Jock, now you are well and now you know all the answers. May your work continue with all of us. VHT and ET.
Anne Hindley-Cooke
Anne Hindley-Cooke
November 8th, 2011
Jock, i shall forever remember the part you played in my life. i thank you for your time, wisdom, humour, patience and guidance in a adolescent years where i truly appreciated your influence.i'm only sorry i was unable to see you again.
Peter Campbell
November 8th, 2011
We never met but I feel a deep gratitude for the way you lived your life.
My thoughts go to you Ivana........

Charlotte Pedersen
November 8th, 2011
RIP Jock It's been a wonderful and interesting life Will never forget The good times in London 1963
ruthie chapman
November 8th, 2011
I only met you once, but I felt such a connection and understanding with you. I so appreciated you being out there and teaching people how to be aware and mindful with horses. Wishing you safe passage and love to you, Ivana. Peggy Cummings
Peggy Cummings
November 7th, 2011
Your light will shine in us all x you spirit and strengthen will be carried on the wind x you voice will be carried within the rain and your heart will be shared by all x you memory will be with us beyond time it's self x now you have no time barier
Chrissie Hall
November 7th, 2011
Jock you gave me belief in myself, you were such an inspiration to so many. May you now be at peace and watch over your wonderful work, you will be greatly missed. Thank you for your gift it was a privilege to have known you. Love to Ivana.
Sara Hillman
November 7th, 2011
We miss you terribly Jock! This world is without another great horseman. Thank you so much for teaching us all your Equine Touch, the best hands-on technique I've ever seen for our horses. You & Ivana were the absolute best. Ivi, big hugs to you!
Randi & Gene PEters
November 7th, 2011
RIP Jock
Anne-Lill Mygland
November 7th, 2011
Thank you Jocko. You have entrusted me with much. The love you have freely given to horse and person is inspiring. Texas misses you
Suz Kurten
November 7th, 2011
Your Presence will be greatly missed, there is no doubt.
Sheri Pederson
November 7th, 2011
Thank Jock for sharing your wisdom,knowlegde,and heart.Because of you I have a new life and doing my life purpose.Thanks for helping me in my journey.You will be remembered.
Toni Bucciero
November 7th, 2011
My approach to healing was changed and inspired by your great work. I dedicate all future Equine Touch in your memory. I hope you are at peace riding in the wind with the magnificent creatures you helped. Ivana, Peace be with you..
Eli Dock
November 7th, 2011
Jock. I need to thank you for believing in me from the very beginning and all of your support. You were always there for me, my family, and my horses. Please stay over my shoulder and whisper in my ear when I need it! You will be greatly missed!
Colette Bolster
November 7th, 2011
Jock, You had such a BIG personality which left a huge impression on everyone that met you.
Thank you for giving us all the gift of ET
We know you will be watching over us in spirit when we do ET.
Our thoughts are with all you left behind.
Mary Bennison
November 7th, 2011
Special people touch the lives of many people, Amazing people touch the hearts of many people. It has been such a privilege to know. learn and be inspired by Jock. My love and best wishes to Ivana and Jocks Family.
Kylie Blanchard
November 7th, 2011
A friend, teacher and an inspiration to us all. I'll miss our e-mails Jock. The shared words, photos and guidance - there aren't many souls like yours that touch the hearts and lives of people forever, you're one special guy.Always in our hearts
Kirsty Bragg
November 7th, 2011
My heart is breaking. I am missing you terribly.
Forever and day.
ivana ruddock
November 7th, 2011
I got real busy in the short time you had left, I tried so hard but it wasnt good enough. will I live with regret? every day of my life. My hero, my warlaw, my father for ever.
Leigh Ruddock
November 7th, 2011
Dad I miss you very much, and treasure the times we have spent together over the last few months,
You are right when you told me, we shared an adventure. Until we meet again Dad, Love you lots Lynne xxx
Lynne Ruddock
November 7th, 2011
i love you so much.. you are the most amazing person and grandad in the world.. missing your smile and sarcastic jokes so much... im excited to see your face again in the future.. rest easy grandad LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART xoxoxoxox
nicky xoxox
Nicola Pryor
November 7th, 2011
Gidday Poppa Jock I will miss you so much and your awesome stories you tell us about your years as pro wrestler, and a policeman. You will always be with us.
Love Luke xxx
Luke Brown
November 7th, 2011
I will miss you so much, you where my best friend and you will always be in my heart.

Rest In Piece Granddad - i cant wait to see you again xx
Jake Brown
November 6th, 2011


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