Creating the Communication System - Guðmar Þor Petursson
Oct
27
to Oct 29

Creating the Communication System - Guðmar Þor Petursson

Guðmar will be presenting a clinic focused on ´How to Communicate with your Horse´.

The clinic will be a combination of student riding sessions, classroom lecture, and ridden demonstrations by Guðmar coupled with explanations of what is happening between horse and rider. To see Gudmar's training style and understand his philosophy, please visit Gudmar.com .

Rider spots are limited to 12, auditor spots are limited to 12.

Fee for Riders is $495; Fee for Auditing is $150; Both Riders and Auditors will also have a $100 Meal Plan fee covering Friday Dinner - Sunday Lunch.

Private Lessons Can be arranged on Friday. The fee is $100; payable directly to Gudmar.

Please contact linda@redfeathericelandics.com for more information (541-490-0975)

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Clinic with Eyjolfur Isolfsson
Sep
14
to Sep 17

Clinic with Eyjolfur Isolfsson

Master trainer Eyjolfur Isolfsson will be conducting a 3-day clinic at Red Feather. See www.toltmaster.com for more information regarding Jolli's background and style. Jolli is renowned for his many years of experience and teaching at Holar, he tailors each lesson to the rider / horse combo and their needs and level. 

Riders will ride as singles each day of the three day clinic. Lectures Daily allow auditors to ask questions and gain more insight. Jolli is very inclusive of the audience during the lessons, educating all of us as he directs rider and horse.

Clinic can accommodate 8 Riders and 12 Auditors. 

Fee for Riders is $595; Fee for Auditing is $195; Both Riders and Auditors will also have a $150 Meal Plan fee covering Thursday Dinner - Sunday Lunch.

 

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Breeding Seminar - Assessing our Horses - with Arnar Bjarki Sigurðarson
Jun
25
8:30am 8:30am

Breeding Seminar - Assessing our Horses - with Arnar Bjarki Sigurðarson

Arnar Bjarki Sigurðarson, International Breeding Judge, will be conducting a one day breeders educational clinic. He will be reviewing the processes, scoring and thinking of the breed evaluation, the young horse evaluation in Linear Format and introducing us to the new Riding Horse Assessment Tool. 

Arnar will have Classroom and arena lectures using your horse and ours breaking down the evaluation process, there will be some 'under saddle' time to correlate what we see with performance. You will gain an understanding of the weight each component of both ride ability and conformation plays in the overall score of a horse.

Learn what to look for in a horse, how physiology impacts talent, and what the current thinking is regarding the desired 'look' of the Icelandic Horse and the proper definition regarding 'spirit', and understand the thinking and the tools behind the Riding Horse Assessment and how this differs from the Breed Evaluation.

The Seminar will be followed by a Young Horse Evaluation on Monday. Fee is $50 per Horse.

Contact linda@redfeathericelandics.com for more information.

Clinic is limited to 18

 Fee is $100 per person, includes board for one horse. No Meals are provided, we will send out for Boxed Lunches (approx $10).

 

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Riders Clinic - with Arnar Bjarki Sigurðarson
Jun
22
to Jun 24

Riders Clinic - with Arnar Bjarki Sigurðarson

Arnar Bjarki Sigurðarson will be conducting a two day riding clinic at Red Feather this coming June. Arnar, a graduate of Holar, is an international breed judge and as well a highly accomplished and respected riding instructor in Iceland. Arnar's farm is near Selfoss and can be found at  www.sunnuhvoll.net/.

The two day riding clinic will be conducted in riding pairs with day one being 'Rider's Choice' of what to work on and day two being 'Instructor's Choice' of what to work on, based on the previous day's riding and instruction. 

Auditors will benefit from clear explanations during each lesson and classroom lectures each day. 

Rider spots are limited to 12, auditor spots are limited to 10.

Fee for Riders is $350; Fee for Auditing is $150; Both Riders and Auditors will also have a $100 Meal Plan fee covering Thursday Dinner -Saturday Lunch.

Private lessons with Arnar available on Thursday and Monday. The rate is $80 payable to Arnar.

Arnar Bjarki Sigurðarson has a BS.c in riding instruction from Hólar University (FIEF trainer 3) and is an international breeding judge for Icelandic horses. Arnar is the head trainer at his family farm Sunnuhvoll and teaches riding courses in the local high school FSu as well as doing clinics 2-3 weekends in every month, at home and abroad.

Árný Oddbjörg Oddsdóttir has finished first year of three in the University at Hólar with exemplary results. At the moment, she is a trainer at Sunnuhvoll over the summertime but studying at the University over the winter months. Despite the young age, Árný has years of experience in breaking in and training young horses and for the last couple of years done well on the oval track.  

Arnar and Árny have both been riders for the Icelandic national team, Arnar four times and Árný once. With Arnars very competitive younger sisters, Glódís and Védís and tournaments  almost every weekend (except for fall) things can get quite busy.. But our goal is not always reaching the oval track, first and foremost we aim for a supple horse with a happy rider!

Arny will be available for private lessons on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  Lessons will be $50 payable to Arny.

Please contact linda@redfeathericelandics.com for more information (541-490-0975)  

 

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Clinic with Trausti þór Guðmundsson
Sep
15
to Sep 17

Clinic with Trausti þór Guðmundsson

Trausti þór Guðmundsson will be conducting a 'Tolt in Harmony' Clinic. For More insight into Trausti's methods see:  www.traustisridingschool.weebly.com.

 

Rider spots are limited to 10, auditor spots are limited to 12.

Fee for Riders is $450; Fee for Auditing is $150; Both Riders and Auditors will also have a $100 Meal Plan fee covering Friday Dinner - Sunday Lunch.

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Steinar Lesson Days
May
14
to May 15

Steinar Lesson Days

Steinar Sigurbjornsson is coming to Red Feather the  weekend of May 14th & 15th.

 So with summer under way and you and your horse in shape, get some help fine tuning the issues you want to fix over the riding season.

Steinar will be available for Private Riding Lessons. This is a first come basis and he welcomes all breeds of horses at all levels, he is known for getting the most from both rider and horse, and will help you 'read' your horse and any body issues they may have. 

 Each Day limited to 8 riders.

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Red Feather Open House
Jun
13
10:00am10:00am

Red Feather Open House

We invite everyone to a fun day at Red Feather! Arrive Saturday morning for a pot luck lunch  and play all day. Paddock spaces are limited so first come first served!!

 If interested, please RSVP with Linda at redfeathericelandics@gmail.com.

All horses must be vaccinated at least two weeks prior to arrival, helmets must be worn, no exceptions.

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