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Horse Speak® “First Conversations” Introduction Clinic

September 19 @ 9:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm


Learn the authentic language of horses

In this clinic Senior Horse Speak Instructor Heidi Potter shares the work of Horse Speak founder, Sharon Wilsie. Clinic participants will:

  • Learn to communicate with horses in their own language
  • Learn the meaning of equine postures, movements, and breath sounds
  • Learn specific postures, gestures, and sounds that can be used to speak to  horses in their own language
  • Learn about equine social rituals and how to engage the horse in these rituals
  • Learn the 13 Buttons of Horse Speak – how horses use them, and how you can use them too
  • Learn how to give horses what they really need and desire
  • Deepen their understanding of equine behavior, needs and the subtleties of their communication system
  • Learn how to communicate with horses in a human version of the language they use with each other
  • Develop mindfulness and self-awareness techniques to enhance the relationship with horses
  • Experience the difference becoming more present, grounded and centered can make to the horse

This clinic is limited to 8 hands-on participants plus auditors. The weekend includes workshops in theory, interactive exercises with humans, herd observation, interpretation, and communication with horses at liberty and in-hand.  Horses Are Provided.

Forms and registration details will be available soon. Clinic price includes Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks and Drinks. Contact host Colleen Price chanly2001@yahoo.com or 607-423-4253 

Sample Day:

9 am to 10:30 am: Instruction
10:45 am to 12:30 pm: Instruction with Hands-On Participants
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm: Lunch
1:45 pm to 2:30 pm: Instruction
2:45 pm to 4:30 pm: Instruction with Hands-On Participants
4:30 pm to 5 pm: Closing of the Day


September 19 @ 9:00 am
September 20 @ 5:00 pm
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Irish Spring Farm
191 Champlin Road
Summerhill, NY 13073 United States
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