Certified Horsemanship Association National Conference
October 23 - 26, 2003 - Ward, Colorado outside of Boulder and Estes
Denver, CO (May 2003) - The Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA)
International Annual Conference will be held October 23 - 26, 2003
at Glacier View Ranch in Ward, Colorado just outside of Boulder and
Estes Park near the Rocky Mountain National Park.
The conference is open to the public and includes mounted workshops
for participants, lessons on great performance horses from master
level certified instructors and round pen demonstrations. Topics
for this year's event include: saddle fit, reining, dressage, chiropractic
care for horses, equine first aid, dentistry, vaulting, Feldenkreis
therapy, conditioning the endurance horse, fundraising, grant writing,
nutrition, harnessing and driving, leather working, farrier science,
riders with disabilities, overnight camping with horses, packing
and much more!
National clinician Julie Goodnight will be presenting on Herd Management,
Round Pen Reasoning, Rein and Leg Aids Made Easy, and Fear Management
in Riders to name a few. Purina Mills influential Van Hargis will
be conducting sessions on Colt Starting and Understanding Collection,
Flexion and Suppleness in Your Horse.
will be a tour of local Colorado camps and equestrian facilities
and the Rocky Mountain National Park is only a short drive away.
The full conference including all meals and lodging is in between
$290 - $500 based on the number of people in a room for a non-member
and in between $250 and $450 for a CHA member. CHA membership is
$35 a year. The daily rate is $60 and includes lunch. Walk-ins are
welcome for daily rate participants. The deadline is October 1st
for those staying for the entire conference.
The mission of CHA is to promote excellence in safety and education
for the benefit of individuals and group riding programs. CHA certifies
instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities and
provides support and educational resources. For more information
on the Certified Horsemanship Association and to register for the
annual conference, please visit www.cha-ahse.org,
or call toll free 800-399-0138.