-There is more to success in this sport than simply riding in your lesson

-Horsemanship means safety, attention to detail, spit and polish, toughness, and experience.

Horsemanship is what separates the good from the best!


These are just some of the topics we will cover:

-tack- how to take apart, inspect and scrupulously clean and care for this essential.

-bathing and grooming

- safe handling and technique  

-lunging, leading

-digestive system and nutrition, horse health

-basic first aid for horses and humans  

-riding ring safety, strategy and course design

-stable management  

 -reading a horse's body language  

-working with younger riders and handling emotions

-games for kids and horses

-boots and leg wraps




One of our students won the IEA NATIONAL HORSEMANSHIP AWARD IN 2011

An Intensive Three-Day Counselor and Horsemanship Program

Horsemanship A-Z

Do you have what it takes to be a counselor?

Do you want to improve your riding skills by increasing your horsemanship?

Join us from 9-1 for a fun, hands-on training program

Required for Summer Program Assistants


​Call 860-633-9711 for more info or to register

June 29, 30, and July 1 2015

Seven J's Farm