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Whole Horse Basics: 3-Day Clinic at Talking Horse Ranch

April 11-13th, 2008

Cornville, Arizona

Join us at Talking Horse Ranch in the scenic Verde Valley for three days of learning about natural horse care and horsemanship.

Nutrition-What Your Horse Wants You to Know

Instructor: Lisa Ross-Williams

-The horse’s digestive system

-Dangers of sugar/starch overload

-Variety of hays

-Variety of feedstuffs

-Benefits of flaxseed

-How to read the labels

-Important vitamins and minerals

-Dentistry basics for proper food utilization

Hoof Care-Empower Yourself with Hoof Knowledge

Instructor: Kenny Williams

-Basic trim principles

-Hoof pain or body pain

-Develop an eye for individual balance

-Transition-it’s individualized

-What to expect from a natural trimmer

-Healthy hooves are more than just a trim

**Presented in both lecture and actual hoof examples

Find Your Own Horsemanship™

Instructor: Walter Badet

*Bonding and loving with your horse

*Easy step by step trailer loading

*Gentle and effective problem solving

*Control all 5 zones of your horse

*Riding with your mind and body

*Achieve suppleness and collection

*How to gain your horse’s trust and respect

*Get lightness and softness in the saddle

*Reading your horse; behavior assessments

*Master the “approach and retreat” method

*Overcome bucking, rearing, spookiness

*Experience water situations

*Building a solid and safe foundation for you and your horse

*Control your horse with the essential “one rein stop”

Benefits of learning at Talking Horse Ranch

· While you are learning about a natural approach to horses, you will be surrounded by the majestic landscape of the beautiful Verde Valley while enjoying unique accommodations. Our lodge offers:

o Private or semi-private room (first come, first serve)

o Large Jacuzzi spa room with fireplace

o Option of gourmet, healthy meals in a relaxing, friendly atmosphere

o Library with fireplace offers unlimited learning resources

o Just minutes away from mystical Sedona with it’s gorgeous red rock landscape

· Our holistic ranch offers:

o Arena and round pen

o Obstacle course

o Camping areas

o Creek access for water desensitization

o Beautiful riding trails

o Private mediation areas in the orchard or along the majestic Oak Creek

o Accommodations for your equine partner

· Extracurricular activities on your off-time (or stay a couple extra days)

o Massages and other complementary therapies

o Energy vortex tours

o Harley motorcycle rides

o Wine tasting

o Cooking classes

COST: Early Bird by March 11-$810

After March 11-$900

**Auditors welcome for horsemanship segment $50

Optional lodging, meals, horse stay available for the "full experience" at additional cost

Contact Lisa:

928-634-5797 or Lisa@Naturalhorsetalk.com

About Us

Lisa Ross-Williams is a natural horse care consultant, and host of the internet based If Your Horse Could Talk show which promotes natural horse care through knowledge. She has completed the Basic Veterinary Homeopathy course through the British Institute of Homeopathy, holds a degree in Environmental Plant Science (special interest in organics), and is currently studying to be a certified Equine Iridologist. She is also the former Senior Editor of Equine Wellness magazine and currently the Associate Editor for Natural Horse Magazine. She has been practicing natural horse care and building If Your Horse Could Talk, LLC since 1997.

Kenny Williams is co-host of the If Your Horse Could Talk show and a natural hoof care provider/educator who has been trimming horse’s hooves for a decade. He specializes in tough cases whether physical or emotional, like extreme imbalance, chronic hoof conditions, or previous abuse, utilizing essential oils, natural horsemanship and energy work to help hasten healing. He enjoys educating as much as trimming and offers hoof care consultations, trimming instruction and tutoring.

Walter Badet was born in Burgundy, France and raised in Provence, more specifically in the horse country called Camargue. He moved to the States 14 years ago, where he discovered a new approach to horses...HORSEMANSHIP. Walter is now 37 years old, based in Arizona at Talking Horse Ranch and simply dedicates his life to helping horses and people find their Own Horsemanship™. When you ask him about his favorite thing to do, the answer is simple—“Be with horses and teaching people. What better life could I ask for?” His true love for the animal is beyond a passion; it is a way of life!


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