Starting the Untrained Horse Workshop

Saturday and Sunday, June 17 - 18 (tentative), 2017 (0900 - 1600 each day) Spirit Keeper Equine is presenting a workshop on Starting the Untrained Horse. The format will be lecture, demonstration, hands-on, and interactive learning modules to guide you through the process of starting your horse. Material will start with leading exercises and work up to the first ride. The workshop is NOT designed to train a horse in two days but to teach you each step in the process of training a horse from the ground up to the first ride. There are spots available to bring your own horse, use one of our horses, or audit. Tack and training equipment will be available for use. Lunch is provided both days for ALL participants. 


$275 both days with your horse (includes trailer-in and weekend boarding)

$150 both days with our horse

$100 both days to audit

Lesson Modules Include:

  • Leading, Safety, Ground Handling, and Lunging
  • Standing for Mounting, and Preparation for Mounting
  • Tack Fitting, Introdution of *Tack, and Work In-Hand
  • Accepting a Rider, Introducing Rider Cues, the First Ride

*English and Western