Happenings – Clinics

Local clinics for all equestrians.

Monthly Trail Challenge Builds Confidence in Horse and Rider


In response to requests for an obstacle course, Taryn created not just an obstacle course, but a Trail Challenge experience of fun for both horse and rider. “I love seeing all different styles of riding and ages of riders come together and support each other through all the fun and challenging obstacles,” remarks Taryn after the first two Trail Challenge events were a resounding success. Sharon Jantzen catches up with Taryn Mohler, organizer of Lucky 7 Ranch Trail Challenge.

Hoof Building Clinic with David Landreville : Taking the Mystery out of Trimming


For David Landreville it’s more than trimming, it’s hoof building. He teaches as he works and demonstrates a method of shaping the hoof so it aligns as closely as possible with the internal structures. He’s coming to the central coast and you can get hands-on experience while your horse enjoys a comfortable trim. Sharon Jantzen provides the Hoof Building clinic details.

Mark Rashid and Jim Masterson Clinic in Tandem


Mark Rashid and Jim Masterson are joining forces for a clinic: Considering the Horse: Mind and Body. These two horsemen have many things in common. Together, the most significant thing they can accomplish is getting the most out of what any horse can offer by staying below the brace response of the horse. Sharon Jantzen provides details of this unique clinic.

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Groundwork Sets The Stage for Communication from the Horse’s Back


Groundwork is not just for young horses, it’s a foundation that builds every time we groom, tack-up and lead our horses. We can always go back to groundwork to set the horse up for a successful next step in the training. Want to learn more about working your horse at liberty and teaching it tricks? Sharon Jantzen brings you info on a Liberty and Tricks groundwork clinic at Sweetbeau Horses.

Lessons Learned at a Bridleless Riding and Mounted Archery Clinic


Throughout the clinic days this thread of bigger lessons was weaving itself through the participants, binding us together and turning us into a brand-new band of horse archers. The camaraderie experience builds on these bigger lessons. Sharon Jantzen shares lessons learned at a Bridleless Riding and Mounted Archery Clinic which is coming again to the Central Coast.