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KDCTA Shawna Karrasch Positive Reinforcement (R+) Clinic

6/4/2022  −   6/5/2022
Open: 4/14/2022
Close: 6/2/2022
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Organizer: Karen Schuckman kdctaorg@gmail.com 814-470-0797

Shawna Karrasch Positive Reinforcement (R+) Clinic
sponsored by Keystone Dressage and Combined Training Association
June 4-5, 2022
Registration Closes Jun 1, 2022
Harmony Horsemanship Center, 473 Golf Course Road, Altoona, PA 16601

KDCTA is thrilled to host a clinic with Shawna Karrasch, a pioneer in the use of Positive Reinforcement Training with horses. Her powerful and humane behavioral training techniques are an eye-opening experience for equine professionals, competitors, and amateurs alike. Learn more about her and her clinics at https://shawnakarrasch.com or check out her FB group: Equine Clicker 101.

Saturday, June 4:
9:00 – 12:30 Introduction to R+ Lecture
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch and discussion with Q&A
1:30 – 3:00 Sessions with participant horses
3:00 – 4:00 Reflection and Q&A
Sunday, June 5:
9:00 – 10:00 Reflection on Day 1
10:00 – 12:00 Sessions with participant horses
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch and discussion with Q&A
1:30 – 3:00 Sessions with participant horses
3:00 – 4:00 Final discussion and Q&A

Participants with horses can expect to have 2 working sessions each day with Shawna, which other participants and auditors are free to observe. A limited number of stalls are available for those who are bringing horses from a distance. Depending on interest, there may be options for those who cannot bring their own horse to work with a horse provided by another participant or KDCTA member.

Costs:
Full Participant w/ horse: $375 for KDCTA member; $400 for non-member
Auditor: $125 for KDCTA member, $150 for non-member, $90 for Sat only
Lunch: $15 for 2 days – optional. You may choose to bring your own lunch. $10 for Sat only
Stalls: $50 per day for stall on site
Stalls: $30 per day for stall at nearby facility (20 minute drive)

Facility: Harmony Horsemanship Center has ample trailer parking, indoor and outdoor arenas, wash rack, bathroom, and meeting areas. Some paddocks and round pens may be available for holding horses who are trailering in for the day. Shawna prefers that horses are not left tied to trailers during the time they are not working.

Hotels: There are several hotels within a 10-minute drive of the facility. KDCTA members may be able to provide accommodations to those who are traveling from outside the area.

For more information and answers to questions, contact Karen Schuckman at kdctaorg@gmail.com. Those who register will receive an information packet and additional instructions 2 weeks prior to the event.

Organizer Notes

Contact Organizer for any questions.

KDCTA Member w/ horse

$375.00

Non Member w/ horse

$400.00

KDCTA Member

$125.00

Non Member

$150.00

Stall Sat/Sun (on site)

$100.00

Stall Sat/Sun (at nearby facility)

$60.00

Early Arrival Fri Stall (on site)

$50.00

Sat Only Audit

$90.00

  • Lunch Sat/Sun$15.00
  • Sat Only Lunch$10.00

Administrative Information

  • Ride Time: Participants will receive a full information packet and additional instructions 2 weeks prior to the event via email.
  • Trailer Direction: Follow signs for parking. If renting a stall, may unload by the barn, then park.
  • Change Policy: Changes are not permitted.
  • Refund Policy: No refunds.
  • Entry Option(s) Secure Spot: Pay in full via STRIDER