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Full Board Amenities:
12x12 Matted Stalls with fans
Hay & Grain
Turnout with Run In Sheds & Heated Automatic Waterers
Blanketing as Needed
75' x 150' Indoor Arena
1-Acre Grand Prix Grass Field
Access to 150+ acres for riding
60' Indoor Round Pen
Indoor 6 Horse Walker
Heated Grooming Stall
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD OWNERS APPLY TO HAVE THEIR HORSE IN TRAINING?
We welcome those interested in enrolling their horse to visit the farm and for owners to come watch their horses in work during their time with us. Out of consideration for everyone's time we do ask to please contact us as sometimes our schedule does have us away from the farm when teaching lessons and clinics.
Colton Woods Horsemanship's training program is regularly booked out 6-8 months in advance. We encourage owners to submit their horses for our training program as soon as interest arises by filling out the application below. All complete applications will be reviewed within 7 business days. Colton Woods Horsemanship reserves the right to make all application determinations at our sole discretion.
It is of the utmost importance to our team that horses enrolled in our training program are set up for the best of success. We appreciate your interest in enrolling your horse into training with Colton Woods Horsemanship and look forward to riding together soon!
What Will My Horse Learn?
By the end of your horse's training in the Foundational Education Program, your horse will be able to complete all of the CWH Round Pen, Ground Work and Ridden exercises to the best of their ability. No matter what discipline of any horse is the building blocks that will serve them in any experience, any discipline and any where they go in their life.
(This stage of your horse's education is the most important investment into your horse's future and we are here to ensure they have the most solid foundation built upon principles, exercises and versatile experiences that will enable them to take Confidence, Willingness, Understanding, Focus, Relaxation and Discipline any where they go.)
The Round Pen:
The Ground Work:
The Ridden Work:
-Lateral Flexion Left & Right
On the Ground
The foundational pillar to all of our horse’s education. Horses will develop their understanding and skills both in the round pen and on the halter & lead, inside the arena and out on the ranch.
Skills: Leading, Catching, Tying Up, Trailer Loading, Desensitizing, Trail & Obstacles In Hand, Saddling, Balance & Fitness development through Varying Exercises at the Walk, Trot, Canter/Lope
Skills: Walk, Trot, Canter/Lope, Stop, Back Up, Turning
With a strong foundation both on the ground and under saddle, it is time to continue on with Performance with Purpose. Advancing the horses towards their discipline while continually incorporating purpose through cross training and clear concise communication
Disciplines: Dressage, Hunters & Jumpers, Ranch, Trail & Versatility, Reined Cow Horse, Working Equitation
Owner involvement is of the utmost importance to our program here at Colton Woods Horsemanship. In an effort to keep our owners involved and continually furthering their partnership with their horses we are proud to offer 2 great services free of charge to our Training Horse Clients.
FREE LESSONS- All lessons are free of charge to the owner of our horses in training during their entire stay with CWH.
Frequently asked questions
Can I visit my horse while he/she is in training?
Yes. We highly encourage owner involvement while your horse is in training with us. So much so that we offer lessons for FREE while your horse is in training with us. The only thing we ask is to schedule your visits with us as our schedule has us tending to many responsibilities.
If I visit, will I get to watch my horse in work?
How many days per week will my horse get worked?
How long, each day, will my horse get worked?
Can I provide my horse’s own grain and supplements?
Can I watch Colton work horses before I commit to sending my own?
Do you offer discounts for multiple horses in training?
Will you consign/advertise my horse while in training if I’d like to sell them?
Can I take lessons with my horse while they are in training?
How would you describe your ‘training program’?
Do you have any references?
Yes. Below is are references we welcome those seeking outside opinions of our services to contact.