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Horse Agility & Equagility Clinic

July 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am - July 13, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

This clinic with Heidi Potter, Accredited Horse Agility Trainer, will help you get started, restart or improve your horse agility or equagility. Whether you are just getting started on the lead rope or experienced, your time with Heidi will be just right for you.
Principles of the The International Horse Agility Club will be followed.
You will have fun and build confidence with your horse!
Horse Agility is a fun way to improve your horsemanship skills, confidence and the overall relationship you share with your equine friend. This clinic is popular for owners of Miniature Horses, Aged and/or Non-Riding Horses and humans who want to enjoy horses from the ground only. Beginners will start with using a lead rope. If you don’t have a horse, a mini horse may be leased from Fairwinds Farm for the clinic.
Equagility is also being introduced in this clinic for those interested in learning the basics in how to ride bridleless.
Clinic Schedule:
Monday, July 12
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Each day begins with learning theory followed by skills training in hand. One goal is to improve communication skills through awareness of body language versus halter pressure.
10:15 – 12:00 p.m.
Obstacle course set up for individual practice with horses, scoring and critique.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (bring your own) & Discussion
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
In- hand practice with horses and more course/obstacle practice;
Includes equagility for those riding;
Tuesday, July 13
9 – 10:00 a.m.
Discussion Workshop
10:15 – 12:00 p.m.
Practice adding a few more obstacles to the course
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (bring your own) and Discussion
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Obstacle course, coaching, individually judged scoring & critique, beat your own scores from Day 1. Fun!
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Wrap-up Discussion
Contact Darlene Evans, 401-742-3970 for registration and payment info;
for day or night stabling options; for mini horse leasing options.
What is Horse Agility?
The ultimate aim of Horse Agility is to work the horse loose over obstacles just like in Dog Agility but just like Dog Agility you cannot just turn up on the day and think it’s going to work! The training of horses to do Horse Agility is almost identical to Dog Agility, dog trainers teach the dog to lead, then to go over obstacles on the lead while using body language and verbal commands and then one day they turn him loose in a safe place and using the same signals see if they can still direct the dog over the obstacles.
What is Equagility?
It is riding without a bridle.
For a lot more info on horse agility and equagility, vist www.thehorseagilityclub.com


July 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am
July 13, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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Darlene Evans


Fairwinds Farm N.Kingston, RI
15 Rodman Lane North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852 Rhode Island 02852 + Google Map

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