Horse Training and Horsemanship: Natural-to-Classical
Review and learn the history of horses and their training. Learn
everything from classical origins of current-day dressage, to the natural
horsemanship movement, to the current science of equine behavior.
This course will cover the nature and evolution of horses and humans,
how and where horse domestication / training begin, the origins of the
training disciplines, a comparison of classical, natural and scientific
horsemanship methods, as well as current training issues and problem
solving strategies. This course stresses that horse training is developing
and maintaining good ground manners, bending, softness, flexibility and
obedience for English and Western riding, jumping and riding trail work.
Christine Amber has been certified in horsemanship, riding instruction and horse
safety. She holds a MA in Counseling Psychology. At Equestrian Training,
Christine Amber uses an eclectic training approach, based in science and
natural horsemanship. She uses cross training-- borrowing from all methods-- to
build foundation skills for all horse riding disciplines.
Thursday, August 9 - 23 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3240 Roop Rd., Gilroy, CA $75 + $20 material fee to instructor