Station Lane, Northfield Station,
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The spring mini-clinic series was a big hit and Dessia has been asked to
hold them again.
These clinics are designed to assist horse
owners and other interested people with the "Basics" of
horsemanship. Whether it be leading your horse from the barn to the
pasture, safety in handling foals or stallions, competing in any way,
trail riding or driving - there should be something for everyone to learn.
In 2006 we will be holding 2 clinics with Dessia.
Time: 1:00 PM
- 4:00 PM approximately
|Basics from the
This session will cover horse behavior,
when & how to discipline, proper ground manners. Dealing with
"your space" versus "my space", awareness and respect
without fear. Teaching a horse/foal to lead and have your horse walk &
trot with you obediently and willingly. Body language and how it effects
||Showing "In Hand"
Many folks like to show off their horses,
either for their own pleasure, the ribbons or to give youngsters a bit of
experience. During this session both Arabian, Open Breed, Sport Horse and
English Showmanship will be covered. How to present your horse for
judging, walking & trotting your horse. Tips to staying focused,
relaxed and confident.
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"Young" Horse - Bitting, Lunging & Long Lining
Dessia uses a sequence of steps to
starting the young horse or re-schooling an older one. These steps can
take days or weeks, depending on the individual horse. Here she will go
over them step by step, basic lunging skills, introducing the tack, the
side-reins and long lining & line driving tips. What you wish to
accomplish in each step and how to recognize that you have and it is time
to move on.
||Ride or Drive?
Your horse now leads, lunges, long lines
and line drives - the next step is either to hook up to the cart for a
drive or saddle up and ride. Dessia will take you through the safety
issues of first time hooking up or getting on your horse. How to keep
things as relaxed and cool as possible with little fuss and lots of
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