News from Spirit Horse Center - June 2012
Reach Out to Horses® with Anna Twinney
Here’s an opportunity that rarely comes around. Anna Twinney is one of the foremost experts worldwide on trust-based partnerships between humans and horses, and she’ll be sharing her insights here Oct. 12-14. We still have room for clinic auditors and Holistic Day participants (Friday only), so sign up today!
Dressage Schooling Show is June 16
Registrations are still being accepted for the Spirit Horse Center Dressage Schooling Show on Saturday, June 16 but the closing date is this Friday (June 8). Entry fees are $15 and $22. All the riding will be at the indoor arena, so weather is not a factor. There are 14 riding classes, so something for everyone!
Combating those pesky flies & insects
Ten drops of peppermint, a squirt of dish soap, some mineral oil…mix it all together and you’ve got an effective insect repellent for your horse, dog, even kids! We have a recipe for a homemade concoction that keeps insects (including ticks) away. Click here to check it out.
Summer kids camps still have openings
The Little Spirits Summer Camps and Little Spirits Day Camps are filling up but there are still openings this month. The camps run through August and offer a mix of riding instruction and horse-related education, crafts, games and more. All riding abilities are welcome. Click here for dates and registration information.
Introducing The Masterson Method
If your horse is experiencing soreness, strain and tension, consider using The Masterson Method, which is based on using touch to find and help release tension. Equine Massage Therapist Lise Lunde shares her insights on this exciting interactive therapy. Click here to learn more.
Manure – nearly free!
Spirit Horse Center has manure that’s available for $5 a pickup load or $10 for large trailers. It’s a mixture of pine sawdust and manure. Loading hours are noon-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (except June 16). Call us for alternate hours.