Clinics & Workshops

Being dedicated to educating horse owners, the Rock'n Star Ranch hosts a number of educational events each year between May and Nov.  The clinicians we host have been hand picked to be sure that the opportunities we offer are creating a consistent experience for those who attend.  We offer overnight pens for your horse and camping for you at a minimal charge.

All workshops and retreats are $575.00 + tax unless otherwise stated.  There will be a limit of 10-12 riders per workshop in order to maintain an optimal learning experience and plenty of individualized attention for each horse/human partnership.

Any dates that are not listed below are available for private sessions or for customized Edu-Vacations.  If you’d like to book a private event, please contact us!  rocknstarranch@hotmail.com

Workshops at The Rock'n Star

 

 

May

 

May 1st – Training Season Opens!

May 14/15 – Hackamore Horsemanship and connection development with Christa Miremadi

Prepare for the season ahead by developing a deeper connection w/ your horse and a better understanding of the hackamore. Through timing, balance and signal, improve your relationship and communication. *Non hackamore horses welcome!

 * May 13 – Private Sessions offered for workshop participants - $100/h

($85/h 2 person)

May 19th – Flagwork with Christa Miremadi – 5:00pm. - $85.00 

An introduction to the benefits and opportunities available through working with the mechanical flag.  Develop skill, confidence and understanding while having a blast. *Length of evening depends on the number of riders who attend.

June

June 4/5 – Trail Skills Camp 1 with Christa Miremadi  

An exploration of horsemanship skills, knowledge and tools needed to Safely enjoy back country riding and trail adventures with your horse.

 * June 3 – Private Sessions w/ Christa for workshop participants - $100/h

($85/h 2 person)

June 9 – Flagwork with Christa Miremadi. – 5:00pm. - $85.00 

A continuation of exploring the benefits and opportunities available through working with the mechanical flag.  Develop skill, confidence and understanding while having a blast.

June 18/19 - Intro to Stockmanship with Miles Kingdon

An introduction to cattle and developing the working stockhorse with master horse and stockman, Miles Kingdon.

 * June 17 – Private Sessions w/ Miles for workshop participants - $100/h

($85/h 2 person)

July

               

July 8/9/10 – Trail Skills Camp 2 with Christa Miremdi

A review of horsemanship skills, knowledge and tools needed as well as an opportunity to experience riding in the back country.  * Horses and riders attending this workshop must have had some previous trail experience.*

 * July 8 – Private sessions w/Christa for workshop participants - $100/h

($85/h 2 person)

               

July 14th –  Flagwork with Christa Miremadi. – 5:00pm. - $85.00 

A continuation of exploring the benefits and opportunities available through working with the mechanical flag.  Develop skill, confidence and understanding while having a blast.

July 30/31 – Advancing the Bridled Stock Horse with Miles Kingdon

Furthering the experience and skills of the bridled stock horse through working cattle in traditional rodea style with master horse and stockman, Miles Kingdon.

 * July 29 – Private Sessions w/ Miles for workshop participants - $100/h

($85/h 2 person)

August

Aug 12/13/14 – Horsemanship Retreat 1 with Christa Miremadi

Relax, refresh and revive your connection and bond with your horse through organized play, immersive horsemanship support and good times in a beautiful setting.

 * Aug 11 – Private sessions w/Christa for workshop participants - $100/h

($85/h 2 person)

 

Aug 19/20/21 – Horsemanship Retreat 2 with Christa Miremadi

Relax, refresh and revive your connection and bond with your horse through organized play, immersive horsemanship support and good times in a beautiful setting.

 * Aug 18 – Private sessions w/Christa for workshop participants - $100/h

($85/h 2 person)

               

Aug 25th –  Flagwork. with Christa Miremadi – 5:00pm. - $85.00 

A continuation and exploration of the benefits and opportunities available through working with the mechanical flag.  Develop skill, confidence and understanding while having a blast.

 

September

               
Sept 10 – Skills of the Outfits – A Bridled Stockhorse Showcase - $ TBA

Showcasing the fine art of the Canadian Bridled Stock horse through an organized demonstration of skills and traditional stockmanship handling techniques.

 

Sept 17/18 – Preparing your Hackamore Horse for the Bridle

Preparing you and your horse for the transition from riding in the hackamore to exploring the two-rein and beyond! 

 * Sept 16 – Private sessions w/Christa for workshop participants - $100/h

($85/h 2 person)

Sept 22 – Flagwork with Christa Miremadi – 5:00pm. - $85.00 

A continuation and exploration of the benefits and opportunities available through working with the mechanical flag.  Develop skill, confidence and understanding while having a blast.

 

October

               

Oct 30 – Training Season Closes

Workshops around BC

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Workshops held at the Rock'n Star Ranch provide participants with an inspiring setting, knowledgeable, experienced support, level appropriate challenges, real life, skill building opportunities and act as a catalyst to developing much more reliable, meaningful relationships between horse and rider.  Quite often, our partisipants also find themselves forming long lasting new friendships with their fellow students.