2020 Workshops

Mindfulness as a Tool to Address Training Challenges

Mindfulness as a Tool to Address Training Challenges

Clinician - Nahshson Cook

In this presentation, participants will be introduced to the possibilities of mindfulness as a tool to address training challenges, ... view info

The Tennessee Walking Horse – Get On Be Moved Smoothly

The Tennessee Walking Horse – Get On Be Moved Smoothly

Clinician - Nicole Carswell Tolle

Presentations will cover the riding, training and maintenance of the Gaited Horse. view info

Developing the Strongest Halter in the World – The Horse’s Mind

Developing the Strongest Halter in the World – The Horse’s Mind

Clinician - Abby Martin

Do you long to build a deeper relationship with your horse? Do you want to strengthen your partnership? Traditional training looks at ... view info

Overcoming Fear in the Saddle

Overcoming Fear in the Saddle

Clinician - Mike Brashear

Techniques and ideas for how to help horse and rider have confidence when riding. view info

Intro to Energy Therapy for Horses

Intro to Energy Therapy for Horses

Clinician - Mary Blake

The presentation will cover case studies of how energy therapy (Reiki) benefits horses with a wide variety of physical and ... view info

Bridging the Art & Science of Equine Bodywork

Bridging the Art & Science of Equine Bodywork

Clinician - Kim Kizzier Sherrodd

There is power in understanding the structure of the equine body. Once we have a decent understanding of the inside of the horse, we ... view info

The History of Dressage and it’s Impact on Modern Horsemanship

The History of Dressage and it’s Impact on Modern Horsemanship

Clinician - Abby Martin

Dressage is one of the oldest and most respected equestrian traditions in the world; however, many people are unaware of its‘ ... view info

Overcome Anxieties of Trailer Loading

Overcome Anxieties of Trailer Loading

Clinician - Mike Brashear

Learn to overcome trailer loading issues and relieve anxieties for both the horse and the human. view info

Calming the Nervous Horse

Calming the Nervous Horse

Clinician - Jessica Roberts

This session will show you new techniques to help calm a nervous, spooky or "unpredictable" horse without having to lunge, turnout or ... view info

Balance, Rhythm and Timing

Balance, Rhythm and Timing

Clinician - Andrea Pennock

Make riding look easy with these interactive techniques. The rider's balance, rhythm, and timing are critical to becoming one with the ... view info

Horse Agility For Better Communication

Horse Agility For Better Communication

Clinician - Kim Gieseke

Horse agility gives the participant a specific, visual, structured course of 10 obstacles to complete. The handler has to learn when to view info

Learn Where Your Horses Pain Points Are & How You Can Release Them

Learn Where Your Horses Pain Points Are & How You Can Release Them

Clinician - Lorrie Bracaloni

I will use a horse with a handler around 15.2 not older than 20. I will show where the horse is in pain then show all the releases. ... view info

Riding Safely – Tips Every Equestrian Should Know

Riding Safely – Tips Every Equestrian Should Know

Clinician - Abby Martin

Do you know what to do if your horse runs away with you? Do you know how to react if he lays down or falls while you are riding? Do you view info

Riding in Rhythm

Riding in Rhythm

Clinician - Abby Martin

We all struggle to stay in the moment with the horse, riding the step that hasn't happened yet is incredibly hard and many of us are a ... view info

Dressage Through the Levels, Training through Grand Prix

Dressage Through the Levels, Training through Grand Prix

Clinician - Gwen Ka'awaloa

A demonstration of the levels of dressage and the changes in the horses physique through training. Movements required at each level and view info

Hope and A Future

Hope and A Future

Clinician - Nicholas Petrucelli

We will demonstrate our unique process of combining Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning and Coaching by bringing view info

How to Get a Horse to Gait Without Force

How to Get a Horse to Gait Without Force

Clinician - Larry Whitesell

Training gaited horses. Improving gait without forcing gait.  Teaching balance, softness, relaxation, forwardness. We also can teach ... view info

Prepare Your Horse to Help Your Farrier

Prepare Your Horse to Help Your Farrier

Clinician - Mike Brashear

Learn techniques to help your horse become more willing and giving for your farrier. view info

Danny Chapparo, Ashva Yoga – Equestrian Yoga

Danny Chapparo, Ashva Yoga – Equestrian Yoga

Clinician - Danny Chapparo

Equestrian Yoga combines the principles of yoga with the movement and energy of the horse. view info

Stop Trying to Win: A New Way of Being with Horses

Stop Trying to Win: A New Way of Being with Horses

Clinician - Jessica Roberts

The fundamental view of horses requires us to look at ourselves as ""dominant"" and the horse as ""submissive."" We must be sure to ... view info

Introduction to Equagility

Introduction to Equagility

Clinician - Kim Gieseke

Equagility is a competition in Horse Agility that includes 5 obstacles. Horse and Handler complete the obstacles on the ground, mount, ... view info

When Dressage Suits Your Needs, but a Stetson Fits Your Lifestyle

When Dressage Suits Your Needs, but a Stetson Fits Your Lifestyle

Clinician - Nonny Largent

Cowboy Dressage World of Colorado (CDWCO) is excited to be a part of the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo once again. As pre-Expo programming, view info

Buttons 1 – 2 – 3

Buttons 1 – 2 – 3

Clinician - Andrea Pennock

Achieve mind and body control by learning how to direct all of your horse's body parts and shape his athletic ability. The ability to ... view info

Just Breathe

Just Breathe

Clinician - Mike Brashear

A horseman's journey with cancer and how he survived. view info

Dressage Figures, Movements and Gaits, the Training Scale/Pyramid Explained

Dressage Figures, Movements and Gaits, the Training Scale/Pyramid Explained

Clinician - Gwen Ka'awaloa

Horses will show the correct movements in a regulation dressage arena, circles, lateral movements and the various gaits needed at each level. view info

Horsemanship 101

Horsemanship 101

Clinician - Mike Brashear

Getting from the horse's mind through his body and down to his feet. How to get the most out of every ride. view info

Saddle Fitting

Saddle Fitting

Clinician - Andrea Pennock

Determine the appropriate saddle fit for your horse utilizing Colorado Saddlery's masterful saddle fitting system. view info

Horses: On A Lifeline to Hope, Health & Healing

Horses: On A Lifeline to Hope, Health & Healing

Clinician - Esteleta (Star) Hughes

Horses: On A Lifeline to Hope, Health & Healing introduces an exciting new development in therapeutic sport for physical, socially, view info

Get the Most From Your Groundwork

Get the Most From Your Groundwork

Clinician - Mike Brashear

How groundwork translates to riding in the saddle. view info

Medical Acupuncture: What It IS and What It Is Not

Medical Acupuncture: What It IS and What It Is Not

Clinician - Allen Landes DVM

Demonstrate an acupuncture session on a horse using medically based acupuncture. Describe the basis of acupuncture as used in a ... view info

Despooking vs. Desensitizing

Despooking vs. Desensitizing

Clinician - Mike Brashear

Learn the difference between the two and how to use groundwork to achieve your goals. view info

Dressage Tests with Judges Commentary

Dressage Tests with Judges Commentary

Clinician - Gwen Ka'awaloa

"Full Dressage Tests to ridden with my commentary of what a dressage judges are looking for with scoring included. At the Intermediate view info

Is Your Horse A Good Citizen?

Is Your Horse A Good Citizen?

Clinician - Andrea Pennock

10 standards to make sure your horse is trained to be a good citizen, elevating the owner's daily experience, a visitor's interaction, ... view info

La Garrocha: The Stick to Improve Your Horsemanship

La Garrocha: The Stick to Improve Your Horsemanship

Clinician - Abby Martin

La Garrocha is a tradition descended to us from the Spanish Vaqueros, an art form evolved from what was once a tool and a weapon. The ... view info

Match Racing – What is it?

Match Racing – What is it?

Clinician - Robin Davis

A panel discussion including those who promote and are active in match racing as well as those who oppose it. Robin will moderate as ... view info