Introductory Course of Horsemanship
5th September 2016 –
Introductory Course Two weeks with weekend break
The Introductory Course is the first step to gain an in-depth understanding of Monty’s concepts. Students from various equine backgrounds are welcome to take part, as there are no prerequisites. To those of you with little or no horse knowledge, we recommend prior participation in the H101 Clinic.
The Introductory Course is designed to provide you with a well-rounded knowledge in general horsemanship in the basics of horse performance, breeding, feeding and nutrition, with a strong emphasis on horse psychology. As the foundation of Monty’s work and a prerequisite for the Advanced Course, you will learn the method of Join-Up® as it relates to various environments. You will have the opportunity to build your skills in Dually™ halter work, long lining, herding exercises and loading.
Your first two weeks consist of hands-on experience as well as theories in horse psychology. Following this you will return home to complete several months of distance learning modules and field study (submitted via video). It is during the field study period that you learn about horse performance, breeding, feeding and nutrition through a distance-learning program. Then you will return for practical and written exams, at the successful completion of which you will graduate from the Introductory Program.
Graduates of the Introductory Course are offered the opportunity to continue their education by completing the Advanced Course and, upon personal selection by Monty, the Instructors’ Internship. Only Certified Instructors are able to teach, demonstrate and advertise their services for monetary gain.
Introductory Course of Horsemanship:
July 11th-22nd 2016 (2 weeks with weekend break)
September 5th – 16th 2016 (2 weeks with weekend break)
April 30th – 1st & 7th – 8th 2016 (split over 2 consecutive weekends)
June 9th – 12th 2016 (4 days)
August 15th – 18th 2016 (4 days)
May 28th – 29th 2016 (2 days)
August 27th – 28th 2016 (2 days)
June 25th – 26th 2016 (2 days)
August 13th – 14th 2016 (2 days)
July 9th – 10th 2016 (2 days)
September 24th – 25th 2016 (2 days)