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Clinic Schedule

2023

Aibado/Riding

October 13-15, 2023

Happy Dog Ranch

Littleton, Colorado

Aibado/Riding

Join us for our popular aibado/riding workshop! We will practice aibado in the morning, gaining a feel for common concepts like connection, centering, and balance. In the afternoon, we ride our horses with a focus on what we learned in the dojo in the morning. 

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

Horse Brain Seminar

October 20-22, 2023

Arroyo Grande, California

Your Horse's Brain: A User's Manual
with Dr. Steve Peters, Jim Masterson, and Mark Rashid

Dr. Stephen Peters is a Neuroscientist specializing in brain functioning. As a horse brain researcher, he has given numerous Equine Brain Science seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is the co-author with Martin Black of Evidence-Based Horsemanship.

This unique clinic features not only the most current scientific research about equine brains but also demonstrations by Jim Masterson and Mark Rashid. You'll see in real-time how working with horses and applying the knowledge of how a horse perceives the world can be incredibly beneficial to building a stronger relationship.

Host: Anita Parra

Email: anitaparradvm@gmail.com

Collaborative Clinic

October 23-25, 2023

Arroyo Grande, California

Considering The Horse: Mind and Body

with Jim Masterson

This is our hugely popular collaborative clinic with Jim Masterson, founder of The Masterson Method® equine bodywork. Come spend one, two, or all three days learning from two world-renowned clinicians!

Host: Anita Parra

Email: anitaparradvm@gmail.com

Aibado

November 10-12, 2023

Happy Dog Ranch

Littleton, Colorado

Aibado

Join us for our popular aibado workshop, where we explore how horsemanship concepts feel in our bodies. This half-day workshop is fun, and geared toward both beginners and experienced martial artists from all practices. 

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

Aibado/Writing

December 8-10, 2023

Happy Dog Ranch

Littleton, Colorado

Aibado/Writing Workshop

Join us for our popular aibado workshop in the morning, and feel energized for our writing workshop in the afternoon! Mark is an accomplished martial artist and author. He's able to give a unique perspective on the intersections of martial arts and horsemanship, as well as what it takes to be a writer.

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

2024

Considering The Horse: Mind and Body
Collaborative Clinic with Jim Masterson

January 22-24, 2024

River Horse Ranch
Cave Creek, Arizona

Considering The Horse: Mind and Body
Collaborative Clinic with Jim Masterson

This is our hugely popular collaborative clinic with Jim Masterson, founder of The Masterson Method® equine bodywork. Come spend one, two, or all three days learning from two world-renowned clinicians!

 

Host: Michelle Scarzone
Email: mscarz3@gmail.com

One-on-One clinic

January 30-February 1, 2024

River Horse Ranch
Cave Creek, Arizona

One-on-One clinic

Host: Michelle Scarzone
Email: mscarz3@gmail.com

One-on-One clinic

February 23-25

Wild Hearts Equine Therapy
Seneca, South Carolina

One-on-One clinic

Host: Janine Hartley
Email: janine@wildheartsequinetherapy.org

One-on-One clinic

March 1-3, 2024

Centerline Farm
Apex, North Carolina

One-on-One clinic

Host: Carla Ball
Email: clball12@aol.com

One-on-One clinic

March 8-10, 2024

Wild Hearts Equine Therapy
Seneca, South Carolina

One-on-One clinic

Host: Janine Hartley
Email: janine@wildheartsequinetherapy.org

Aibado and Riding Clinic

April 12-14, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

Aibado and Riding Clinic *Participants only. No auditing available
(martial arts in the morning and riding in the afternoon)

Join us for our popular aibado/riding workshop! We will practice aibado in the morning, gaining a feel for common concepts like connection, centering, and balance. In the afternoon, we ride our horses with a focus on what we learned in the dojo in the morning. 

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

Collaborative Clinic with Dr. Steve Peters

May 17-19, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

Collaborative Clinic with Dr. Steve Peters

TBA - *Auditors Welcome!

Dr. Stephen Peters is a Neuroscientist specializing in brain functioning. As a horse brain researcher, he has given numerous Equine Brain Science seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is the co-author with Martin Black of Evidence-Based Horsemanship.

This unique clinic features not only the most current scientific research about equine brains but also demonstrations by Mark Rashid. You'll see in real-time how working with horses and applying the knowledge of how a horse perceives the world can be incredibly beneficial to building a stronger relationship.

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

Weeklong Clinic

May 27-31, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

Weeklong Clinic *Participants only, No Auditing Available

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

10 Day Intensive Clinic

June 10-21, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

10 Day Intensive Clinic *Participants only. No auditing available

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

Considering The Horse: Mind and Body

July 9-11, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

Collaborative Clinic with Jim Masterson *Auditors Welcome!

This is our hugely popular collaborative clinic with Jim Masterson, founder of The Masterson Method® equine bodywork. Come spend one, two, or all three days learning from two world-renowned clinicians!

 

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

Your Horse's Brain: A User's Manual

July 12-14, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

Collaborative clinic with Dr. Steve Peters and Jim Masterson
*Auditors Welcome!

Dr. Stephen Peters is a Neuroscientist specializing in brain functioning. As a horse brain researcher, he has given numerous Equine Brain Science seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is the co-author with Martin Black of Evidence-Based Horsemanship.

This unique clinic features not only the most current scientific research about equine brains but also demonstrations by Jim Masterson and Mark Rashid. You'll see in real-time how working with horses and applying the knowledge of how a horse perceives the world can be incredibly beneficial to building a stronger relationship.

 

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

10 Day Intensive Clinic

August 12-23, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

10 Day Intensive Clinic *Participants only. No auditing available

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

10 Day Intensive Clinic

September 16-27, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

10 Day Intensive Clinic *Participants only. No auditing available

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

Aibado Clinic

November 15-17, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

Aibado Clinic

Join us for our popular aibado workshop, where we explore how horsemanship concepts feel in our bodies. This half-day workshop is fun, and geared toward both beginners and experienced martial artists from all practices. 

 

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

Aibado and Writing Workshop

December 6-8, 2024

At the New Happy Dog Ranch!
Sedalia, Colorado

Aibado and Writing Workshop
(Martial arts in the morning and Writing in the afternoon)

Join us for our popular aibado workshop in the morning, and feel energized for our writing workshop in the afternoon! Mark is an accomplished martial artist and author. He's able to give a unique perspective on the intersections of martial arts and horsemanship, as well as what it takes to be a writer.

 

Host: Bernadette Spillane

Email: bernadettespillane@gmail.com

Website: http://www.happydogranch.org/

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