COURSE 2/3:
Liberty & Finesse Riding

April 3-4th, 2022

Victoria, British Columbia

 

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

There's power in the art of play and this intensive course is full of fun exercises to build stronger leadership and bond between horse and rider. You'll learn to develop better posture and balance in both you and your horse, while advancing your feel and timing online in preparation for liberty. It all leads to creating the ultimate riding horse! 

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of Liberty Training and if you're ready, liberty within the group!
  • Focus on the next steps in the Jonathan Field Training Scale (Bend, Balance, Shortening & Lengthening).
  • Become a more precise and balanced rider to help your horse find healthy relaxed movement.
  • Show your horse how to lift his back and use his whole body correctly.
  • Achieve soft transitions, easy canter departures and a foundation for lead changes.
  • Learn key exercises such as the "Samarai Circle" and "Tye-Dye" to the horse elasticity.
✴ 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.

CLINIC COST

RIDERS

$675/rider (tax included)

Includes: 
2 FREE spectator tickets.

  • $400 deposit required to register. Remaining balance due 30 days before the event.
  • Spectator tickets will be given upon arrival.
  • Stabling not included.

SPECTATORS

$30/person/day (tax included)

Must pre-register at:
[email protected]
or call 1-888-533-4353 toll free.

  • Bring a chair and blanket for comfort

DAILY SCHEDULE

Small group format, 6 riders max per group.

HORSE & RIDER REQUIREMENTS

  • Riders must have previously completed at least one Course 1 clinic with Jonathan in order to participate in this event.
  • All riders must provide proof of current Horse Council BC Membership or equivalent insurance.
  • Horses must provide proof of current vaccinations (including Flu/Rhino).
  • Youth riders must be between 16-18yrs of age must submit a Young Rider Authorization form for approval to participate.
  • Horses must be at least 3yrs old, have a minimum of 40 rides and be ride-able at the walk, trot and some canter. This is NOT a colt-starting clinic.
  • You must be comfortable riding at the walk, trot and some canter on the horse you bring. You must use the same horse throughout the clinic.
  • Stallions NOT permitted.
  • Some knowledge of the Jonathan Field Horsemanship program is helpful (you have read "The Art Of Liberty Training For Horses" and/or watched the Natural Foundation Home Study Program ~ particularly Ground #1 & #2 and Riding #1 & #2.
  • Contact Clinic Host with any questions or concerns.

FACILITIES

Hunt Valley Farm/Oaklands Equestrian
879 Dooley Road, Victoria, British Columbia
Map location HERE

Indoor arena:  Heated, bring your own chair and blanket for comfort

Food:  NOT available onsite. Bring your own or travel 10 min for restaurants

Pets & Smoking: NOT permitted onsite. Thank you!

Stabling: Indoor boxstall $30/night or $15/day for a day-use stall only. Shavings are included. This is self board. Please pre-book with Host. Bring your own water bucket, hay/feed, muck bucket & fork.

Camping: Nearby at Oceanside Resort ph: +1-250-544-0508

Hotels Nearby:
Howard Johnson By Wyndham
ph: 778-403-4505

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, Etransfer, or PayPal.

A $400 deposit is required to confirm your 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 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 can be used to purchase Jonathan Field Horsemanship merchandise, equipment, DVDs, an Open Field Membership, or applied to another clinic or camp if space allows.

REGISTER

To request a clinic registration package, please contact:

CLINIC HOST

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

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