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Mounted Equine Sign Language & Horsemanship Clinic

June 6

This June TMG Outdoors and KALAMATACA RANCH are offering three clinics that together provide members of Search and Rescue Riders and anyone who ventures out into the great outdoors with their equine partner a collection of great tools.

Equine Sign Language & Horse Partnership Clinic, Tuesday & Wednesday June 4 & 5. Learn what your horse is telling you and what you are communicating to them. This clinic is based on Terry Nowacki’s book and research. It will give you a leg up on the Air Scent Detection clinic and a better partnership with your horse!

Mounted Equine Sign Language & Horsemanship – Thursday, June 6th, 9am-2pm. Extend your equine sign language experience on the back of your horse and prepare for a ride you won’t forget! This clinic will be taught by Terry Nowacki and Laurie Adams.

Equine Air Scent Detection! Thursday, June 6th, 5pm through Sunday, June 9th, ending at 2pm. Terry Nowacki is the world’s authority on Equine Scent Detection, and he has been working with us here in central Oregon for 15 years. This clinic helps all riders create better relationships with their equines and is particularly useful in turning your horse into an active search partner whether just out for a ride or used in an actual search.

This year we are incorporating a day, Friday, of locating lost horses. You will experience riding and noticing what your horse is “saying to the other horses and you” out on the trail by reading their Equine Sign Language. Your horse is “speaking” all the time. You will learn how to “listen” to them to find lost horses.

The rest of the clinic is focused on finding lost people. You will find that the whole experience is the highest form of natural horsemanship and a thrill to ride a horse who is on a mission.

Price Breakdown
Equine Sign Language & Horse Partnership – Tuesday/Wednesday – $250
Mounted Equine Sign Language & Horsemanship – Thursday 9am-2pm only – $100.
Equine Air Scent Detection – Thursday 5pm – Sunday 2pm – $400
All Sessions (Tuesday – Sunday) – $600

The clinics will be held on the beautiful and pristine Kalamataca Ranch surrounded by national forest. Miles of riding in mature forest, and even into the wilderness, for your enjoyment before or after clinics. During the Air Scent Detection, the Ranch will host a potluck style BBQ around the campfire Saturday June 8th in the evening.

The Ranch offers attendees camping sites with corrals, as well as haul-in corrals. Overnight fees are included for those participating in the clinic, providing you can use our corrals. (We do have corral panels for rent if needed). If you wish to stay longer, the Ranch charges a daily or weekly rate. Please reach out to us soon – these clinics and spaces with corrals will fill up quickly!

Contact: laurie@kalamatacaranch.com Laurie Adams 541-350-2600 | Kalamataca Ranch 541-595-8711


June 6
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