Advanced Horse Training and Riding Summer School

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$ 325.00

Advanced Horse Training and Riding Summer School
August 6-9th, 2019
9am - 3pm daily, except Friday (see Mock Show Information below)
$300 Active Students (Use discount code "ACTIVE" at checkout)
$325 New or Inactive Students
Age Requirement: Up and Coming 8th Grader through High School
Experience Level: Must be able to canter without assistance.
Register Online.
Registration Due by June 15th. Space is limited and registration will become unavailable online once the Summer School is full.
This Summer School focuses on horse training both on the ground and under saddle. It includes education about the horse as a species, how it thinks, learns and survives, as well as about specific horses that are a part of the school. The school includes use of the IDT Method and Measured Response.
This year, so far, we have one horse learning how to accept a rider, one learning to drive and pull farm equipment, one wild horse and several other horses we are expanding skill sets for.
Lunch time will include the ability to cool off in wading/kiddie pools, visit with each other and have discussions with the trainer about horse health, training, nutrition and more.
What to Bring:
Packed lunch, water bottle/sports drinks, bug repellant, rain coat, sunscreen/sunglasses, etc, appropriate riding attire, comfortable summer clothes and flip flops/casual summer shoes for the afternoon.
We will Provide: Water
Mock Show:
Mock Show and Potluck at 6pm Friday for students to show parents and family members what they worked on and learned throughout the week.
Please bring a dish to share! We will provide burgers, hot dogs, soda and water.
Students are expected to stay at the farm Friday afternoon to rest (a movie will be shown) and prepare their horses for the show.
Daily Pick Up and Drop Off:
Students may be dropped of early or picked up late as long as prior arrangements are made with the head trainer. Students will be expected to bring a book or something quiet to do under the arena tent as daily farm operations will be occurring supervision will be minimal.
Liability Forms:
If the student is new to HHIA, a liability form signed by a legal parent/guardian is required. Forms will be provided to parents/guardians at drop off on the first day of Summer School.

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