International Horsemans Institute

2 Day Courses Look at our Calendar Book Now

The most popular format for leisure riders is the 2 day weekend course.

Just imagine spending a full 2 days getting to know your horse and yourself better than you ever have.

Imagine building a relationship with your horse that is so strong you don't even need a rope or halter to have your horse come to you, walk and stay with you!

What if you could point your horse to the float and he would trot onto it, without slowing down - cool!

Imagine developing your riding skills to where you can walk, trot and canter over any countryside you want to, and love it, because you are safe and secure with your horse.

Imagine, one day being able to ride your horse bareback and bridleless or maybe in a saddle and bridle ride a passage or piaffe!

You can do anything you would like to with your horse, if you learn his language, build his trust and gain his respect - 2 days can change your life!

Each 2 day course is aimed at progressing you at your speed toward your goal

As an example - at an Introductory 2 day course:

2 Day Introduction Ground Course ( Pre-requisites - none)

Over the 2 days:

  • You will learn how to be safe around your horse
  • You will learn how to cause your horse to not crowd you
  • You will learn how horses ‘look’ at their world and at you
  • You will learn how to cause your horse to respect you
  • You will learn how to ‘dance’ with your horse
  • You will learn how you can have fun with your horse
  • You will learn how to be a leader for your horse
  • You will learn how to help your horse become calmer
  • You will learn how to have your horse walk onto and off a float

2 Day Introduction Riding Course (Pre-requisites – 2 Day Introduction Ground Course)

Over the 2 days:

  • You will learn the 4 greatest lies about riding told to most horse owners
  • You will learn how to prepare your horse for saddling and riding
  • You will learn how to saddle your horse in a safe and friendly manner
  • You will learn how to mount your horse safely and politely
  • You will learn how to check if your horse is ready to go forward
  • You will learn how one rein provides you with the control of your horse’s back legs
  • You will learn how to ride your horse on a loose rein
  • You will learn how to use 3 simple rein positions which talk’ to your horses feet s
  • You will have the most enlightening 2 days of fun with your horse.
  • You will learn how to ride your horse with one stick
  • You will unlock the secrets known to all good horseman, but not generally known by horse owners
  • You will have the most enlightening 2 days of fun with your horse

Outcome:-

The four days of introductory course will equip you with the information, understanding and practical experience to allow you, with a little practice, to achieve the IHI - Certificate I in Horsemanship

Advancing

Once you have the Introductory courses under belt, then you can progress to the Advancing Courses which vary in length from 1 to 10 days. Take a look at our Multi-Day Courses and Camps

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