wide range of services are available for developing your young horse.
Some of these services include:
Weanling and Yearling Training
Thank you for your interest in our training program. We've done lots of foal
imprinting and would be happy to do that for you. It's most effective done
within the first hour of birth so it's fine to call us at 3:00 AM to come
over to do the imprinting. We can come back to do the follow up sessions
during the first two weeks or we can show you how to do the follow up
Weanling and Yearling training done at our facility is a comprehensive program that
covers catching, leading, ground manners, despooking, hosing, fly spray,
trailer loading, standing tied, picking up feet, saddling with a very small
pony saddle, wearing a snaffle bit, being led from another horse out on the
trails across water, ditches and up and down hills. We would also do some
long line ground driving to teach the cues for speed and direction control.
Our program uses gentle communication, low stress short sessions and
absolutely no violence or rough handling. A relationship of mutual respect
and trust is built between horse and human.
You are welcome to come watch any of your horse's training sessions. You may come and visit your horse at any time without an appointment or prior notice to us.
Toward the end of the training period we'll make appointments for personal
instruction with you in order to transfer the cues and exercises over to you
so you can be consistent with your horse's handling.
We train at the horse's pace. We don't rush them through the program in
order to finish up on a certain date.
This type of training is not an exact science that we can manage strictly on
a calendar. Our training program takes the horse's mental, physical and
emotional state into consideration. We build trust and confidence and bring
your horse through the program in a way that keeps him calm and thinking rather
than overwhelming the young horse and making him anxious.
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