2018 Carson James Clinic


with Carson James

Join us on March 10, 2018 for a Horsemanship Fundamentals clinic with master horseman Carson James!

Participation is limited to 15 people.
RIDING SLOTS ARE NOW FULL—If you would like to be placed on the waiting list in case of cancellations, send an email request to execdirector@mtraocala.org

Participant Fee: $250  –  No refunds after 2/12/18 unless we have a waiting list to fill your position.
Auditor fee (just watching): $30 (online form below)
Age requirement: 16 years and up — if under 18, parent must sign waiver


The Horsemanship Fundamentals clinics take a deep look into helping your horse understand what you’re asking from him so that he can cooperate willingly.

Carson will cover some vital groundwork, creating life in your horse, front end control, hind end control, speed control, rein management, foot placement, stops, balanced turns, shoulder control, and many other topics that focus on small adjustments that all come together to make big changes. You will learn to look for and feel these small changes that many horse owners miss or dismiss as unimportant, but in reality, they are what make all the difference.

A less experienced horse/rider will be given a good foundation to build upon while a more experienced horse/rider will work on refining the elements mentioned above.

To participate in these clinics, you need to be able to walk, trot, and lope your horse under saddle. Preferred headgear is an O-Ring Snaffle, Traditional Hackamore, or Halter.

Details: Limited stalls will be available for $30 (includes shavings) on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Karen Holgate at 352-502-2124 or by email to reserve or with questions.

Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Click here to download a registration form to print and mail.

PROCEEDS FROM THIS CLINIC WILL BENEFIT MARION THERAPEUTIC RIDING ASSOCIATION. Continental breakfast and snack are included in registration fee. BBQ lunch will be available for purchase – $6

RIDING SLOTS ARE FULL, we are still accepting Auditors.

  • 2018 MTRA Carson James Clinic Registration

    March 10, 2018 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
    After that, you may register as an auditor only.

    Auditor Fee: $30

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