~ Upcoming Events ~
(Post) Horsemanship 201 Semi-Private Lesson —
(Please note name change on calendar to "H301 Semi-Private Lesson")
Wednesdays from 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursdays from 2 pm - 3:30pm
Saturdays from 2pm - 3:30pm
(Post) Horsemanship 101 Semi-Private Lesson —
Saturday February 12, 19 and 26th from 12pm - 1pm
Continue your study of the Horsemanship 101 concepts and refine your skills in preparation for transferring your partnership to the saddle in Horsemanship 201.
Horsemanship 101: Communication & Partnership Through Groundwork—
Saturdays, March 5th - April 2nd (5 weeks) from 10am - 1pm.
This course provides the foundation from which to build a harmonious and long-lasting partnership with your horse. Participants will learn the groundwork and leadership skills necessary to establish a relationship based on mutual respect and trust. There will be extensive discussion on equine psychology and herd behavior, the knowledge of which enables you to communicate using the horse's natural language. You will learn how to be a clear and trustworthy leader for your horse while deepening your self-awareness. This course is designed for those who wish to build or sharpen their groundwork skills, to enhance their overall relationship with their horse, or to discover the joy of horsemanship for the first time.
Horsemanship 201: Communication & Partnership Through Riding—
Friday, May 6th - Sunday, May 9th
This course will take your relationship to the next level and solidify a respectful, willing, and connected partnership between you and your horse. You will learn how to use your knowledge of the equine language to increase your horse's confidence and curiosity, empowering them to tackle advanced groundwork and more challenging obstacles. You will continue to hone your awareness of intention and timing as you prepare to take these skills into the saddle. Safe grooming techniques and proper saddling will also be covered, as will the development of a balanced and independent seat, which allows you to ride with consideration for your equine partner.
Reserve your spot for all courses, clinics and events
online at the MRHT Calendar.
~ Catch Us In EQUUS Magazine ~
Read about Emily and some of the horses of Mountain Rose Horsemanship Training in February's EQUUS magazine. Emily is featured as the trainer of Sophie, a rambunctious Appaloosa filly, in the story of "Saving Sophie" written by Amy Herdy. Stay tuned for more installments of "Saving Sophie" featuring Emily Johnson and photos from MRHT's very own Josh Levin throughout the year.
~ Will You Be My Human? ~
Norman is a 6 year old Arabian gelding. He is an absolute gem of a horse and is as intelligent, willing, and good minded as they come. Norman is social, good natured and is such a pleasure to be in partnership with. Norman is still green under saddle, but is a very rapid study and has shown himself to be a perfect gentleman, both in his groundwork and out on the trail. Don't miss out on this exceptional horse! Adoption Fee: $1700
Summer is a 21 year old Arabian mare. She is gentle, friendly and very willing to please. She is a quick study and has a terrific desire for partnership with a steady and reliable human. Summer has been ridden both english and western and is ready to be your sweet natured, inquisitive, trail companion. Adoption fee: $600
Contact Colorado Horse Rescue at CHR.org or 720-494-1414 for more information.