For those new to horses, returning after a long break or trying to overcome fear, this will help you become safe and comfortable around horses. Classroom discussion will provide an introduction to how horses think and behave and practical sessions will teach you how to approach, halter, lead, groom and move safely around a horse. You will learn the basic concept behind the Dually™ halter and after watching Join-Up® demonstrations, will experience a guided round pen session to feel the power of inter-species communication.
Key Learning Points:
- Non-violent approach to working with a horse
- The Language of Equus
- Building a trust-based partnership
- Approaching, touching and handling a horse
- How horses learn, think and see
- Join-Up in the round pen
- Grooming a horse
- How to fit and use the Dually™ Training Halter
- Spatial awareness, breathing and intention
A ROSETTE TOKEN OF ACCOMPLISHMENT* WILL BE PROVIDED UPON COMPLETING THE COURSE
Once you have placed the order for your space in the upcoming course, our Monty Roberts Certified Instructors will contact you to confirm receiving the order and also answer any questions you may have regarding participation. We will also provide additional enrollment paperwork which will need to be filled out and submitted prior to attending.
While accommodations are not provided onsite, we do have connections with many local area hotels in Solvang, and Buellton. Please review our Transportation and Accommodation worksheet found here.
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