A totally unique set of short courses that are dedicated to the ever increasing popularity of Natural Horsemanship. Designed as “bite size” introductory sessions, covering some very specialised subjects. These courses are bound to be very popular and spaces are limited
Weekend Course :
This is a very popular course, and one not to miss if you are serious about changing the way you handle and train your horse, as it will change the way to look at your horse forever. It is quite an intensive but very worthwhile course, it will cover the natural herd behaviour of the horse and how this effects the way they look at the world, and respond to what you ask of them. The major importance of body language and how you can use it to your advantage, and then you really can have conversations with your horse, once you talk to him in ‘Equus’ and treat him like a horse. There will be a variety of practical sessions in the round pen, which will endorse everything you learn.
Sat 10:00 - Sun 16:00
During weekend courses, refreshments are provided throughout the day, along with lunch on both days.
Max Number : 4 people
COURSES ARE INTENSIVE ½ day SESSIONS FROM 9.30 – 1.00
COST £45 per person / £75 horse and owner
CALL : 07974 813843
INTRODUCTION & CONCEPTS OF NATURAL HORSEMANSHIP
An insight into Natural Horsemanship. Exploring the concepts of using body language and gaining an understanding of equine behaviour, enabling you to tackle the training of a youngster to the most severe of equine behavioural problems.
GROUNDWORK and WORKING LOOSELY
Working your horse loose not only gives you a true impression of your horses natural way of going, but it is wonderful way of creating a real bond with your horse. Ground work is imperative to not only establishing a basis for how your horse behaves on the ground but it underpins their behaviour under saddle.
Designed specifically for introducing young horses to both saddle and longlines. Establishing the bosics of the ridden horse from the ground, in advance of being started under saddle. Applicable for horses 2years and above.
WORKING WITH THE UNTOUCHED HORSE
This will be a popular course, and focuses on horses that had had little or no handling at all. If you buy a native pony off the moor or forest, this course would be invaluable. Learning the importance of advance and retreat techniques to establish trust.
If you have ever had one, or know of anyone that has, you will know the distress and upset it can cause. From small ground issues such as being difficult with the farrier, barging and being disrespectful are bad enough, but horses that throw themselves over backwards if you try to load them, or those that exhibit dangerous behaviour when being ridden such as rearing or bucking, can not only cause harm to their riders, but often these horses end up being destroyed. This is a very specialist area of horsemanship, but approached in the right way using natural horsemanship techniques, they can be often be overcome.
If you have any special requirements or a desire for a bespoke course please do get in touch, there is every possibility that we can accommodate your needs.