Heart & Hooves Horsemanship
Arena & Obstacle Course
 

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2021 Heart and Hooves Horsemanship Schedule

PLEASE CONTACT US TO CONFIRM AVAILABILITY PRIOR TO SUBMITTING REGISTRATION!!!

 Michelle: 218-244-2328 or [email protected] 

*When you contact us to determine availability, we will RESERVE your spot for a period of 7 days. Either payment in full OR the designated deposit amount, along with complete registration forms, MUST be received before your spot is GUARANTEED. 

Heart & Hooves Horsemanship Arena 

Horsemanship 1:
Respect, Communicate, and Connect through Groundwork 
$300

March 20 & 21 2021 
June 26 & 27 2021

     Pay in Full                            Deposit

Horsemanship 2:
Advancing your Groundwork and Foundation Riding
$300

April 17 & 18 2021

    Pay In Full                              Deposit

Horsemanship 3:

Working on the connection 

from the ground into the saddle

 $300

September 25 & 26 2021

   Pay In Full                                Deposit

This Heart and Hooves Horsemanship Groundwork Clinic will give you a solid foundation to build on for continued growth in natural horsemanship over a period of two days. Learning why horses do the things they do, understanding how they communicate with their humans, and having effective training exercises allows you to connect with your equine partner. Both you and your horse will gain confidence and make great strides toward establishing a partnership!


Topics covered include: natural horsemanship definition, two-way communication with your horse, how horses learn, evaluating the whole picture to address common issues, and much more. Skills learned include: respect, desensitizing, engaging your horse’s feet, lunging, moving hind and forequarters, flexion, backing and more.


Prerequisites: None

 

Horsemanship 1 & 2:
Respect, Communicate, and Connect through Groundwork and Foundation Riding.
$475

 

May 29-31 2021
 (Memorial Weekend) 
August 20-22 2021

   Pay in Full                           Deposit

This Heart and Hooves Horsemanship Groundwork and Foundation Riding Clinic will give you a solid foundation to build on for continued growth in natural horsemanship over a period of three days. Learning why horses do the things they do, understanding how they communicate with their humans, and having effective training exercises allows you to connect with your equine partner. We will connect the skills you have learned on the ground to our riding relationships. Truly, everything we do with our horses on the ground ends up in the saddle with us! The exercises and activities we teach in this class will help you to gain control on the ground and in the saddle. You will spend three days working hard and learning with your equine partner, but we promise you will laugh often, gain confidence, and make great strides toward establishing a partnership.

Topics covered include: natural horsemanship definition, two-way communication with your horse, how horses learn, evaluating the whole picture to address common issues, preparation before you ride, basic equine care, saddling, bits, issues that may occur under saddle, and more. Groundwork skills learned include: respect, desensitizing, engaging your horse’s feet, lunging, moving hind and forequarters, flexion, backing, connecting and putting the foundation skills in motion, and more. Riding skills learned: transition of gaits, stopping, backing, flexion, and more.

Prerequisites: None

This Heart and Hooves Horsemanship  Advancing  your Groundwork and Foundation Riding Clinic will give you a solid foundation to build on for continued growth in natural horsemanship on the ground and in the saddle.  We will connect the skills you have learned on the ground to our riding relationships. Truly, everything we do with our horses on the ground ends up in the saddle with us! The exercises and activities we teach in this class will help you to gain control on the ground and in the saddle. You will spend 2 days building trust and confidence not only for you but your horse by advancing your groundwork and in the saddle. This clinic has a huge impact on your riding foundation.

Topics covered include: Evaluating the whole picture to address common issues, preparation before you ride, basic equine care, saddling, bits, issues that may occur under saddle, and more. Groundwork Groundwork we will be connecting and putting the foundation skills in motion, and more. Riding skills learned: transition of gaits, stopping, backing, flexion, and more.

Prerequisites:  Horsemanship 1
 

Trail Clinic 
Trail: Beyond the Arena:
$300

 

June 5-6 2021
September 18-19 2021

    Pay in Full                              Deposit

The Heart and Hooves trail clinic will strengthen all the skills you learned in Horsemanship 1 through 3 and push both you and your horse beyond the arena as a united team over the course of 2 days. Every exercise and activity on the trail has meaning, puts solid schooling miles on, and develops confidence in real life situations for both horse and rider. The natural challenges that are embedded in this clinic will help you have a safe equine partner on the trail. You will gain skills and effective exercises to address common trail issues. We will encounter natural trail obstacles such as logging roads, traffic, ATV's, dogs, narrow trails, hills, water, other horses, and more. You must finish Horsemanship 1, 2, and 3 prior to participating.


Location: Cut Foot Horse Camp 58096 Third River Road Deer River, MN 56636. You are responsible for making camping reservations and providing your meals. An agenda will be sent prior to the clinic with additional information

Prerequisites: Horsemanship 1, 2, & 3

The Heart and Hooves Horsemanship 3 Clinic will connect the skills you have learned on the ground to our riding relationships. Truly, everything we do with our horses on the ground ends up in the saddle with us! The exercises and activities we teach in this class will help you to establish softness and closeness on the ground and gain control in the saddle. You will learn the skills you need to improve overall communication with your horse and gain a connection with your equine partner.

Topics covered include: Foundation skills refresher, connecting the foundation skills, softening, how to bring them in closer. Riding skills learned: transition of gaits, stopping, backing, flexion, softness, improving communication with your horse, and more.

Prerequisites: Horsemanship 1 & 2

 
 
 

Private Lessons


Schedule your lessons with Michelle Jerry (218)-244-2328 

If you are interested in a Private Horsemanship Clinic please contact us.
We can create a horsemanship clinic for you and your needs
.