Happenings – Clinics

Local clinics for all equestrians.

Try Mounted Archery: Give it a Shot


The Intro to Mounted Archery Clinic starts Saturday April 23 at 9:00 in the morning beginning with ground archery.  Heather will introduce range safety, bows used in mounted archery, nocking (putting the arrow on the string) methods, draw techniques, and unique principles for archery from horseback.  When the clinic is resumed from the lunch break the horses will be brought in to begin the systematic desensitization process preparing them for mounted archery. Sunday April 24 provides more ground shooting and mounted experience. Anyone on any horse can try Mounted Archery!

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.