Scheduled Clinics, Workshops & Events

 

For information on the different types of courses and additional ways you can fast track your learning with Jackie, go to Services.

Early bird specials and Flexi payment plans are available.  Secure your position on any course with a 25% deposit.

 

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently working on the 2022 Summer, Autumn course schedule and will be added events as dates and venue's are confirmed.  If you would like to host a clinic in your area please contact Jackie.

 

Upcoming Courses


Invercargill Focus Group

Venue to be confirmed


Type: Full day Focus group
Level: Levels 2 - 4
Savvy: All 4 savvy's

This is a 2 day group workshop for horse lovers in the Invercargill area wanting to have regular help and learn in a supportive group learning environment with New Zealand’s most qualified and experienced Happy Horse Happy life Instructor/Mentor Jackie Chant. Jackie’s ability to cater for all levels of students is outstanding. She is focussed on giving everyone individual help as well as group concepts to allow everyone to see the big picture and make progress at home between meetings. These ‘Focus group’ workshops are being held Oct 16/17th, Nov 13/14th 2021, Jan 29/30th and March 5/6th 2022. and it is designed that participants attend all 4 so that you can get the regular help needed to achieve your goals along with a messenger group for Q&A’s with Jackie for extra support. Group learning and inspiration at it's best!

Course Cost: $350.00
Option A: Earlybird FULL PAYMENT DISCOUNT ONLY $1300 to be paid in full before 9th October 2021 or
Option B: Earlybird SPLIT PAYMENT DISCOUNT ONLY 2 payments of $700 - first payment by 9th October 2021, second payment by 22nd December 2021
Option C: Full rider fee of $360 per session - must be paid in 1 week prior to the workshop date.

Spectator $60 per session

Book this Course

Start date:16/10/2021
End date: 05/03/2022

Instructor: Jackie Chant Master Happy Horse Happy Life Instructor/Mentor
Contact Person: Joy Dodd
jackie@jackiechant.co.nz
Contact: Jackie 0275727355 or Joy 03 2064849


Developing Float Loading Confidence 1 Day Workshop

351 Hamptons Road, Broadfields, Christchurch 7676


Type: 1 Day Workshop
Level: Beginner - Intermediate
Savvy: Ground skills

Are you struggling to get your to load in the float? Is your horse dominant and resistant when being asked to load or fearful and scattered emotionally? Does your horse come out quickly? Or is he impatient and emotional while travelling? All of these common floating issues can be easily solved using psychology, clear communication and understanding. Build your horses confidence, discover more respect, more co-operation and less resistance. Expand your knowledge and imagination with Professional Instruction from Happy Horse Happy life Instructor/Mentor Jackie Chant. Jackie has the rare ability to decode and demystify horse behaviour . She develops confidence in horses and humans, helping students understand life from the horses point of view, while keeping the study of horsemanship fun and simple. If YOU are or you know someone who is experiencing floating issues then spread the word, this is a workshop not to be missed. In this workshop Jackie will be teaching the Happy Horse Happy life 'How to talk horse' curriculum to help you prepare your horses for loading confidently every time you need to go somewhere! Preparation is the key to successful loading, travelling and unloading and that is what this workshop is all about! There is so much to be learnt around this subject, that even if you have been studying Natural horsemanship for a while, you can still gain so much by attending with your horse or by auditing. Time: 9-4.30

Course Cost: $198.00
HHHL Members $180
Non-members Full fee $198
Spectators/Auditors are very welcome - $65 for the day. (Children under 15 are free with a paying adult)

Book this Course

Start date:24/10/2021
End date: 24/10/2021

Instructor: Jackie Chant Happy Horse Happy Life Instructor/Mentor
Contact Person: Jackie Chant
jackie@jackiechant.co.nz
Contact: 0275 727 355


Green/Young horses - Developing Core Behaviours Ground Skills 2 Day Clinic

351 Hamptons Road, Broadfields, Christchurch 7676


Type: 2 Day Clinic
Level: All Levels
Savvy: On the ground

Are you struggling to get your horses attention? Do you feel out of control while leading your horse? Is your horse walking all over you? Or does your horse seem to be scared of everything causing him to spook or tries to pull back when tied? Learn how to get extraordinary results with horses through communication, understanding & psychology! Build your horses confidence, discover more respect, more co-operation and less resistance. Expand your knowledge and imagination with Professional Instruction from Happy Horse Happy life Instructor/Mentor Jackie Chant. Jackie has the rare ability to decode and demystify horse behaviour . She develops confidence in horses and humans, helping students understand life from the horses point of view, while keeping the study of horsemanship fun and simple. If YOU are or you know someone who is experiencing everyday issues with horses such as float loading, unreliable tying up, can't pick up & hold feet respectfully for farrier, no ground manners, fearful and spooky, Control issues while riding, then spread the word, this is a clinic not to be missed. Developing a strong foundation of Core behaviours with your young or 'green' horses is the absolute key to your ongoing success as a partnership. This clinic is a ground skills clinic to help you and your horse develop clear communication using body language, horse psychology and a focus on Connection, Relaxation and Responsiveness, which are the Core behaviour modules in the Happy Horse Happy life 'How to talk horse' curriculum. You will learn about what your horse needs, horse behaviour, strategies to fix problems you are having, how to be a good leader on the ground, building trust and confidence with Vet prep and float loading and teaching responsive yields with what we call the 'Non-negociables'. A horse that is connected, relaxed and responsive is a better learner, safer, happier, feels light, soft and is a joy to handle. This clinic will also suit handlers with young or green horses, or someone who is starting a partnership with a new horse or even someone who would like to learn how to be more effective with their horse on the ground. Then a follow up 2 day clinic to help move you on to the next level where you can apply those leadership skills to your riding will be held on January 22/23rd 2022. These two clinics will transform your relationship with your horse and set you on a path of endless possibilities.

Course Cost: $385.00
Full fee $385 (Additional yard/venue fee's may apply)
HHHL Members Discount ONLY $350!!!
Spectators are welcome to attend - $65 per day or $100 for both days!!!

To find out more about HHHL membership click the link on my home page.

Book this Course

Start date:27/11/2021
End date: 28/11/2021

Instructor: Jackie Chant Happy Horse Happy Life Instructor/Mentor
Contact Person: Jackie Chant
jackie@jackiechant.co.nz
Contact: 0275 727 355


North Canterbury Advancing Horsemanship 3 Day clinic

Fernside, North Canterbury


Type: 3 Day Clinic
Level: All Levels
Savvy: All 4 savvy's

This is a clinic designed to increase your skills, knowledge and understanding of what is required to achieve your goals on your horsemanship journey using the curriculum of the NEW Happy Horse Happy Life program by Linda Parelli 'How to Talk Horse'. We will cover topics such as, Horse behaviour and psychology, Relaxation, Responsiveness, suppleness, Confidence, Harmony, Problem solving, Putting Principal to purpose in all on the ground online, at liberty, and while riding. It is also a wonderful opportunity to hang out with your horse for 3 whole days guided by one of Linda Parelli's hand picked instructors with over 21 years experience teaching. This clinic has limited numbers so be in quick.

Course Cost: $575.00
Full Rider Fee $575 or Flexi Pay option of $135 per session
Spectator Fee $60 per day

Book this Course

Start date:07/01/2022
End date: 09/01/2022

Instructor: Jackie Chant 4-Star Senior Instructor
Contact Person: Jackie Chant
jackie@jackiechant.co.nz
Contact: 0275727355