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Clinics & Workshops

Being dedicated to educating horse owners, the Rock'n Star Ranch (in Pritchard/Kamloops BC) 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. 

 

Edu- Vacations are limited to 4 riders (except by special request) to ensure maximum individualized attention and there will be a limit of 10-12 riders in the workshops in order to maintain an optimal learning experience for each horse/human partnership.

Dates will be added as they are booked.  To find out more our clinics and training, visit our Clinics and Training page! 

 

To register, please contact us!  rocknstarranch@hotmail.com

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Workshops & Edu-Vacations in 2024

May

 

~ May 1st – Training Season Opens!  Book your horse in for full time training before winter 2023 to ensure we have room.  We've already begun taking deposits for 2024!

~ May 9/10/11 - Immersive Edu- Vacation #1

Semi-private, individualized custom workshop weekend for up to four people.  Develop a deeper connection w/ your horse and a better understanding of balance, signal, timing and feel while relaxing with friends during this immersive horsemanship weekend customized to your group's specific goals. Groundwork, arena or back country!

 

$350.00/day/person

~ May 24/25/26 – Immersive Edu- Vacation #2

Semi-private, individualized custom workshop weekend for up to four people.  Develop a deeper connection w/ your horse and a better understanding of balance, signal, timing and feel while relaxing with friends during this immersive horsemanship weekend customized to your group's specific goals. Groundwork, arena or back country!

 

$350.00/day/person

June

~ May 31/June 1/2 – Immersive Edu- Vacation #3

Semi-private, individualized custom workshop weekend for up to four people.  Develop a deeper connection w/ your horse and a better understanding of balance, signal, timing and feel while relaxing with friends during this immersive horsemanship weekend customized to your group's specific goals. Groundwork, arena or back country!  

 

$350.00/day/person

~ June 7/8/9 – Balance & Signal ~ Jaquima to Freno with Christa Miremadi

* Develop a deeper connection w/ your horse and a better understanding of balance, signal, timing and feel and how it's applied with the hackamore/bridle. 

* Learn how to use these concepts to improve your relationship, communication and confidence with your horse.

* Gain a better understanding of these incredible pieces of working art through learning about their history, construction and use. 

 

$575.00 + tax

~ June 14/15/16 - Troubleshooting Horsemanship Challenges with Pinto Miremadi

Bring your biggest challenges and behavioral issues to this horsemanship weekend designed to expose and begin to unravel the root cause of your biggest issues.  Learn how to install the tools needed to begin to develop a better, more functional relationship with your horse.

$575.00 + tax

~ June 21/22/23 - Intro to Stockmanship with Miles Kingdon

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

 

$595.00 + tax

 

* June 21 – Private Sessions w/ Miles for workshop participants - $105/h

($90/h 2 person)

July

               

~ July 5/6/7 – Intro to Ranch Roping 3 DAY CAMP with Miles Kingdon

Furthering the experience and skills of the working stock horse through working cattle in an arena and/or in traditional rodea (pasture) style with master horse and stockman, Miles Kindon, as well as an introduction to Ranch Roping.  All roping with be done using Breakaway ropes for the safety of our riders, our horses and our livestock. 

 

$795.00 + tax

 

* July 4 – Private Sessions w/ Miles for workshop participants - $105/h

($90/h 2 person)

 

~ July 19/20 - "Beyond the Gates" with Christa Miremdi

Test your skills and take your horsemanship to the next level by riding beyond the gate and riding outside the arena!  This workshop will be a  review of horsemanship skills, knowledge and tools needed as well as an opportunity to experience riding in the back country around the Rock'n Star Ranch.   

 

$575.00 + tax

 

 * July 18 – Private sessions w/Christa for workshop participants - $85/h

($75/h 2 person)

              

August

Aug 23/24/25 – 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.  This is a "choose your own adventure" type of workshop designed to combine relaxation with learning. 

 

$575.00 + tax

* Aug 18 – Private sessions w/Christa for workshop participants - $85/h

($75/h 2 person)

 

Aug 30/31/Sept 1 – 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.  This is a "choose your own adventure" type of workshop designed to combine relaxation with learning. 

 

$575.00 + tax

 

* Aug 30 – Private sessions w/Christa for workshop participants - $85/h

($75/h 2 person)

               

 

September

               
~ Sept 6/7/8 - Immersive Edu- Vacation #4

Semi-private, individualized custom workshop weekend for up to four people.  Develop a deeper connection w/ your horse and a better understanding of balance, signal, timing and feel while relaxing with friends during this immersive, educational horsemanship weekend customized to your group's specific goals. Groundwork, arena or back country!

 

$350.00/day/person

 

~ Sept 13/14/15 - Immersive Edu- Vacation #5

Semi-private, individualized custom workshop weekend for up to four people.  Develop a deeper connection w/ your horse and a better understanding of balance, signal, timing and feel while relaxing with friends during this immersive, educational horsemanship weekend customized to your group's specific goals. Groundwork, arena or back country!

 

$350.00/day/person

 

Sept 21/22  – Skills of the Outfits – Barriere Fairgrounds - $ TBA

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

 

October

               

Oct 14 – Training Season Closes!

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Christa Miremadi

Christa Has been working with and riding horses of all kinds for over 30 years.  Her experience and skill provides those who ride with her a window into understanding their equine partner better and the guidance and support to develop a stronger, safer and more productive relationship together.  For more information about Christa, visit our Horsemanship page!

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Miles Kingdon

Miles has been working as a professional cowboy, for over 40 years.  He's been cowboss or manager of some of the greatest cattle ranches in BC and sat as a judge on the judges panel for numerous ranch horse competitions, ranch rodeos, trainers challenges and the Old Californio Skills of the Rancho.  Miles' experience and skill in the saddle is second to none and his ability to support others into discovering their own ability in the saddle is something special.  To find out more about Miles, visit his website

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.

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