The Progressive Horsemanship clinic is a refreshing twist on the standard clinic format. It's like a clinic and lessons mixed together. On each day, you'll have a 1.5 hour slot where Scott will work with you and your horse individually. There are 5 slots in each day with a break for lunch. We'd encourage you to stay for the whole day, since you'll learn so much from watching the other students. While the sessions are individual, we work as a group discussing each horse and exactly what we're doing so that everyone is engaged.
What do we do? Well, that's sort of up to you! We have the arena, obstacle course and round pen at our disposal. We'll start by figuring out where you and your horse are at and what you'd like to work on. From there we progress.
These clinics are for everyone. If you're starting a new horse, competing or showing in any event, new to horses, looking to strengthen the connection with your horse, work through issues or simply improve your horsemanship, this is for you. Interested in working at in-hand or liberty work? The Progressive Horsemanship series of clinics are very individual and custom tailored to you and your horse as a team.
How is it progressive? Each clinic is 3 days long. You can opt to sign up for several events over the season. We recommend that you register for at least 2 events in order to get the most out of it. We chat about your goals, ensure you're moving toward them and keep track of your progress. We also make sure you're leaving with some homework (no groaning!) - things to practice before your next clinic.
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That's easy. You can post a link to this page on your Facebook page or email it to people you think might be interested.
Simply sign up for an Amazing Horse Country account, then when you're signed in, visit the schedule page and click on 'sign me up!'. That's it!
Available time slots are: 9:00-10:30, 10:30-12:00, 1:00-2:30, 2:30-4:00, 4:00-5:30. You can book more than one slot per clinic, as long as there is at least one slot / lunch between your sessions.
You can bring up to 2 horses. Each horse will have his own time slot and there must be at least one slot (or lunch) between sessions.
Not at all. We welcome everyone from experienced riders with experienced horses, to people with colts, to people that have never worked with a horse before. The only prerequisite is that you're open to learning something new and having a good time doing it.
We encourage families to attend.
Both and neither! All disciplines and breeds are welcome.
No. The goal is to learn and to take away a few tools to put in your horsemanship toolbox. Your standard is one that you set yourself. You might find that you'll be exploring areas of learning with your horse that you may not have realized existed.
Nope. Put gas in truck, put horse in trailer, and head on over.
Not a problem! Opportunities are available to partner up with one of the ranch horses. If you've never worked with a horse before this is a perfect place to get started. Training and one-on-one lessons are also available outside these clinics with the individual instructors.
The Amazing Horse Country Ranch is located 38km west of Innisfail, Alberta on Highway 54.
We'll send maps and driving directions out in your registration packages. You can also find us on Google Maps. Spruce View is the nearest town and boasts a gas bar, grocery store, ag center, restaurant, motel, pub, post office and liquor store.
If you are staying overnight:
You are responsible for your own meals, beverages and snacks.
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