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Horsemanship and Introduction to Liberty

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Horsemanship and Introduction to Liberty
Horsemanship and Introduction to Liberty

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22 Aug 2022, 9:00 am – 23 Aug 2022, 4:00 pm

Basset Park Show Grounds, 100 Northern Rd, Roma QLD 4455, Australia

About the Event

Photo Credit Steve Probyn

Horsemanship and Introduction to Liberty: Basset Park Show Grounds

Are you ready to improve your communication with your horse? Would you like to take your relationship up a notch and learn how to motivate your horse to WANT to work with you?  Perhaps you are looking for ideas for enhancing your time together.  I’m passionate about connecting people to horses and creating partnerships with their horses.

I have personally found that taking ropes of my horses and having them free enhances my Horsemanship to a whole new level, testing where I am now with my horse.

In this clinic, you will learn how to communicate in harmony with your horse on the ground, learning to read your horse’s body language, and how to respond accordingly. Participants will also learn to use pressure levels to be clearer with their horse and release when their horse gives a truthful try.  The first day begins with assessing where you are with your horse now and establishing the foundations needed for liberty. The second day begins with halters on and ends in the afternoon with halters off.

We will include reward-based training into your riding with some basic exercises for saddle broke horses.

The clinic is suitable for any age handler or horse (Children are welcome to attend, providing an adult will assist them) a great foundation of exercises for the young unbroken horse or the older educated ridden horse—two groups of 8 people maximum in each group—one horse and combo per clinic ticket.


  • Reward-Based Training introducing the target and clicker.
  • Head Down Cue
  • Back up
  • Eyes away and shoulders over
  • Eyes towards and hips over
  • Lunging
  • Leading
  • Teaching a trick
  • Offline work
  • Introducing the clicker into your riding (ridden horses)

We also have a Horsemanship and Introduction to Liberty Clinic on the 20th, 21st of August, attend both clinics for the discounted price of $699

$380 (10% discount repeat clients) Ticket price is for one horse/rider combo  Includes morning tea and lunch both days.

$44 per day for fence-sitters includes lunch (family members not classed as fence-sitters if they are there to assist riders).

Meal tickets are available for non-clinic attendees at $22 per person. The ticket includes lunch - morning/afternoon teas for both days.

Campsites available $11 per person Stables/yards available $11 per horse (must be cleaned on departure or fee will be incurred)


$50 Deposit required at time of booking to secure your riding position.  PLEASE NOTE: Deposit is non-refundable. Balance of clinic fees is non-refundable after the R.S.V.P date of 3 weeks before the clinic. If you, however, find a replacement for your clinic position, the balance of the clinic fees will be refunded. (Please note you are responsible for finding the replacement, not Equine Connection)


***All forms must be completed before attending any clinics***

Horse Health Declarations are required for each horse attending the clinic; these are not due until the day of the Clinic. If you have a Horse Movement App, you can email a copy of your movement replacing the online form.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY- Would you like to attend and help? We are always on the lookout for people to give us a hand over the course of the weekend. Great opportunity to watch, observe and learn, earning volunteer bucks For every 4 hours worked - $20 credit.

Mandy is a Level 3 Equestrian Coach, Natural Horsemanship Clinician  Cowboy Dressage Recommended Judge and Recommended Level 2 Clinician


  • Deposit Rider

    +$1.25 service fee
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  • Fence Sitter

    +$1.10 service fee
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  • Meal Ticket

    +$0.55 service fee
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  • Waiting List

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