THE CAROLYN RESNICK METHOD, THE WATERHOLE RITUALS
LIBERTY HORSE TRAINING CLINIC
at RETURN TO FREEDOM's
AMERICAN WILD HORSE SANCTUARY
JUNE 19TH TO 23RD, 2019
INSTRUCTORS: CAROLYN RESNICK AND NANCY ZINTSMASTER
Join Carolyn Resnick, Nancy Zintsmaster, and Neda DeMayo at Return to Freedom's American Wild Horse Sanctuary and learn to connect with horses at Liberty in nature. This will be an unforgettable experience of a lifetime!
Return to Freedom’s mission is to preserve the freedom, diversity, and habitat of America’s wild horses and burros through the sanctuary, education, advocacy, and conservation, while enriching the human spirit through direct experience with the natural world.
For twenty years, Neda DeMayo, founder of Return to Freedom, a national non-profit wild horse conservation organization, has been dedicated to modeling and advocating viable humane solutions to protect wild horses and burros on the range as an alternative to the costly and traumatic capture and warehousing of wild horses. RTF operates a sanctuary providing a refuge for 500 wild horses and 43 burros with a focus to maintain natural family bands and bonded social groups.
This amazing experience will take you to Return to Freedom's Wild Horse Sanctuary where you will learn directly from free-ranging wild horses about relationships and communication between the horses in the herd and how to translate this "feel" into developing a connection with horses at Liberty through The Carolyn Resnick Method of Horsemanship, The Waterhole Rituals. You will receive hands-on experience with the wild horses that have been rescued by Return to Freedom and reside at the Sanctuary, including some horses that are looking for adoptive homes!
The Carolyn Resnick method of training horses at Liberty, The Waterhole Rituals, will teach you how to communicate with horses in a language they understand. This method was developed by Carolyn Resnick over 40 years ago from her observation of horses in the wild and how they communicate with each other in harmony and unity. She adapted this communication into a method that would help humans communicate with horses by developing a deep bond, trust, respect, and willingness; with no force and no pressure; allowing the horse to have a voice!
THIS COURSE IS A LIBERTY TRAINING COURSE THAT WILL HELP YOU TO DEVELOP A DEEP BOND WITH YOUR HORSES LEARNING SKILLS AT LIBERTY (without tack); ON THE GROUND, WHILE STAYING SAFE. Whether a beginner or advanced horseman, this clinic is for you!
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- MEDITATION WITH HORSES FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND CONNECTION
- HORSE BEHAVIOR AND PSYCHOLOGY
- DEVELOPING THE BOND
- ENERGY AND BODY LANGUAGE
- HOW TO USE THE REED
- HOW TO SAY HELLO TO A HORSE
- HOW TO PUT A GAS PEDAL ON A HORSE
- THE CODE OF CONDUCT/HOW TO SPEAK HORSE
- THE ENTRY POINT OF CONNECTION
- HOW TO SAFELY INTRODUCE FOOD TO YOUR HORSE
- RECIPROCAL MOVEMENTS
- DEVELOPING TRUST
- DEVELOPING RESPECT
- DEVELOPING WILLINGNESS
- DEVELOPING FOCUS
- MAGNETIC CONNECTION/COMPANION WALKING
- LIBERTY DANCING
THIS CLINIC WILL BE HELD AT RETURN TO FREEDOM WILD HORSE SANCTUARY IN SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
- 3-day hands-on clinic participation
- Lunch and snacks are provided on clinic days
- Pairing with one of RTF'S amazing WILD Horses
- Option for private lessons on Day 4, and or Day 5 (for an extra fee)
The itinerary is flexible. Changes may occur due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.
This is a group clinic. if the clinic does not have sufficient attendance then we guarantee a 100% refund. Please purchase refundable airline tickets or wait until we notify you that the clinic if full before purchasing your tickets.