Go beyond the circle in lunging to help educate your horse without the side reins or tie downs in this six week online course. Find suppleness, shape and balance on the line and off. I include schoolings from my horses, as well as some of my liberty schooling and work in Europe.
Coming soon! Online Course: Beyond Circles
Feb 24, 2020
Videos will be uploaded in a Facebook group each week and will be available for a minimum of a year after the course start date. (Not on Facebook? Set up a temporary account for the course)
During this six week online training you will learn;
Getting started with topics such as the relationship, tack and basic theory.
We dive into the importance of shoulder balance and the rein aids that you will need. Rein aids on the lunge when we only have one line?? Yep!
We move into exercises such as corners and squares in the lunging position.
We move onto the circle and explore the beginning of creating some bend.
Time to play with some exercises that will help your horse's balance and mobility.
What are people saying about the course?
It has been a pleasure to be a part of the “Beyond Circles” group!
It was no coincidence that it was the right moment to find out what was beyond...Esteban and I were ready to take a new path; a circle would never be the same.
The people who joined the group – whatever the level- learned to watch in stead of seeing. We were all spectators of the training moments (well explained! And often with a touch of humor) at your paddock.
Starring Sailor... and the herd
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I took Heather's online lunging course and would 100% recommend it. It was so nice to have some winter activities and goals to work towards with a group. It also held us accountable as there was a group page and conversations about what we learned each week. Many folks get caught up on the word "lunging" because they think fast, small, circles", but this course is not that! You and your horse will learn all about communication, balance and proper form."
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Commit to yourself. Consider a learning holiday. Immerse yourself in your studies and then practice at home between visits. Borrow a school horse if you are unable to bring your own. Airport pickup available in Nanaimo. On site Airbnb rooms $50/night. Free camping.
If you are local consider intensives as an alternative to weekly lessons. You still have the same number of lessons per month if you come for two days but you live and breathe the topics for that time. Practice in-between and observe the difference in your understanding.
Liberty is all about letting go. Letting go of control, of the lines and allowing your horse to choose to spend time with you.
It's about communication and stepping out of the usual horse/human dynamic to relate one on one. All levels are welcome. We start where you are. Your horse can even be unfit and furry!
LONG TERM STUDY
A long term study is when you come board your horse for a set time and either pay for lessons/horse training or operate as a working student in an internship. This is a way to integrate yourself into the farm and the training. You take multiple lessons and have access to horse training sessions (if you wish) over weeks or months.
CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to withdraw from this event, you must inform us no later than 10 business days prior to the event. Refunds will not be paid for withdrawals made within 10 business days prior to the scheduled event. Refunds will not be paid for participant no shows.