October 18-20th, 2024

Blackfalds, Alberta
 

Course 1: Leadership & Partnership Clinic 

 

Clinic Host:
Tamara Chmilar 
1-888-533-4353 
[email protected]

In any discipline, to be great you must first master the fundamentals and this course is full of them! By understanding the nature of the horse you'll learn how to establish and effective communication on the ground and riding to safely create a willing, responsive partner in your horse.

This is by far the most important course you will take and one to review throughout your horsemanship journey!

 

COURSE 1 ~ OUTLINE

  • Learn an¬†introduction to the first levels of the Jonathan Field Training Scale‚ĄĘÔłŹ with Path & Speed.
  • Focus on leadership and safety, both on the ground and riding.
  • Learn to read horse behaviour through the 6C's‚ĄĘÔłŹ and understand the psychology of the horse.
  • Build better communication using the Primary Equine Language‚ĄĘÔłŹ to get good body control on the ground and riding.
  • Learn effective body positions and proper use of aids while riding to improve your equitation and become a¬†better rider.
  • Learn a canter program to build confidence in you and your horse.
‚úī Each clinic has a different dynamic of people and horses. Some lessons may be focused on more than others, including some not mentioned here. If one of these goals is important to you, please mention so at the beginning of the clinic.

October 18-20th, 2024

Blackfalds, Alberta

Course 1: Partnership & Leadership 

 

Clinic Host:
Tamara Chmilar 
1-888-533-4353 
[email protected]

In any discipline, to be great you must first master the fundamentals and this course is full of them!

By understanding the nature of the horse you'll learn how to establish and effective communication on the ground and riding to safely create a willing, responsive partner in your horse.

This is by far the most important course you will take and one to review throughout your horsemanship journey!

 

COURSE 1 ~ OUTLINE

  • An introductino to the first levels of the Jonathan Field Training Scale‚ĄĘÔłŹ with Path & Speed
  • Focus on leadership and safety, both on the ground and riding
  • Learn to read horse behaviour through the 6C's‚ĄĘÔłŹ and understand the psychology of the horse
  • Build communication using the Primary Equine Language‚ĄĘÔłŹ to get good body control on the ground and riding
  • Learn body positions and rein aids while riding to improve your equitation and be a more effective rider
  • Learn a canter program to build confidence in you and your horse.
‚úī Each clinic has a different dynamic of people and horses. Some lessons may be focused on more than others, including some not mentioned here. If one of these goals is important to you, please mention so at the beginning of the clinic.

HORSE & RIDER REQUIREMENTS

 

Course 1

  • Horse must be at least 3 years of age, have a minimum of 40 rides,and be safe to ride in a group setting at the walk, trot, and some canter. This is NOT a colt-starting clinic. If your horse is determined to be a danger to others, you will be asked to leave the clinic (no refund given).
  • Riders must be at least 16 years of age to participate. Youth riders between 16-18 years must submit a Young Rider Authorization Form for approval to participate.
  • You may not change horses or riders during the clinic. If a horse or rider becomes unable to participate, another person or horse may not step in as a replacement.¬†
  • We recommend safety helmets be word during your participation in any Jonathan Field Horsemanship event. Riders under 18 years of age MUST wear a helmet.
  • Personal photos are meant to be for your use only (NOT for public viewing or commercial purposes). Photos taken of specific people are not to be displayed without written permission of the person in the photo. Video cameras and other recording devices are not permitted.
  • Stallions are NOT permitted in the clinic.¬†
  • To get the most out of the clinic experience, some previous knowledge of Jonathan's program is helpful. We recommend reading The Art of Liberty Training for Horses book, or watching Ground #1 and #2 of the Natural Foundation Home Study Program ..
  • Please review our Clinic Cancellation Policy below carefully.

*Contact our Clinic Host if you have questions or concerns.

CLINIC COST

RIDERS

$950/rider (tax included)

A $400 deposit is required to register. The remaining balance will be due 30 days before the clinic.

Includes:

  • 3 x Full days of¬†learning and instruction from Jonathan Field
  • 3¬†x FREE Auditor tickets. Save them for future use or gift them to a friend.

Scroll below to register.

AUDITORS

$30/person per day or $75/person for all 3 days (tax included)

Pre-registration is appreciated. Tickets also available for purchase at the door. 

Includes: 

  • 3 x Full days of learning and instruction from Jonathan Field
  • Balcony seating provided with a great view

Scroll below to register.

LOCATION & FACILITIES

Horse In Hand Ranch
Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada
Map location HERE

Indoor Arena: Heated indoor arena, bleacher & balcony seating provided. Bring a blanket for comfort.

Food:  Coffee, tea, snacks and a delicious hot catered lunch available for purchase onsite. Bring cash. 

Pets & Smoking: NOT permitted onsite. Thank you!

Stabling: Indoor boxstall $50/day or outdoor pen $30/day (prices + GST). Self board - bring your own hay/feed and water bucket.

Camping: Camping is available onsite with power, sewer and water. Limited # of sites available. $20/night plus GST. Please pre-book with Clinic Host.

Accommodations:

 

PICTURES & VIDEO

Video or audio recording of any kind is NOT PERMITTED. Please pass this information on to friends/family that may be attending to watch. Photos of clinic participants are for your personal use only and may not be used for public display or commercial purposes. You may not publish, post, or display any photos of Jonathan Field, the Jonathan Field Horsemanship Centre or any member of the Jonathan Field Horsemanship team without their written consent.

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

Payments accepted by Visa/Mastercard or Etransfer.

A $400 deposit per clinic is required to secure your rider spot in the clinic. Deposits are non-refundable, non-creditable and non transferrable. 

Remaining balances are due 30 days before the clinic. This includes stabling and accommodation fees. Balance payments are non-refundable and non-transferrable, and can only be applied to a credit.

CANCELLATION:
If you cancel out of the clinic at any time, the $400 deposit is forfeited. Your balance payment will then be applied to a Jonathan Field Horsemanship Credit, less a $50 Cancellation Transaction Fee.

IF we are able to fill your clinic spot with another rider, then both your deposit and balance will be applied to a Jonathan Field Horsemanship Credit (less the $50 Cancellation Transaction Fee.) Credits are valid for 2 years and can be used to purchase Jonathan Field Horsemanship merchandise, equipment, DVDs, an Open Field Membership, or applied to a future clinic/camp, if space permits.

REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND

For more information, please contact:

CLINIC HOST

Tamara Chmilar
1-888-533-4353 [toll free]
[email protected]