This clinic is designed to set the new equestrian on the road to successful horsemanship, or to "fill in the holes" and to improve people's understanding of everything equine, in order to progress on the road to successful and Total Horsemanship.
Total Horsemanship techniques are taught, including:
- “Round Penning” ... useful for establishing control and respect
- “Sacking Out” ... useful for desensitizing your horse
- “Bridle Work” ... useful for establishing control with steering, stopping, backing with softness
- “Calm Down Cue” ... useful for teaching the horse to control their emotions
Clinics also include teaching in proper equine management: i.e. equine behavior, equine personality traits, safety, health, nutrition, herbal remedies, conformation, emergency care, proper saddle fitting, appropriate bits and other tack, how to care for your tack, grooming techniques, stable management, etc.