Workshops & Certifications

Basic English Riding 101 Workshop

Basic English Riding 101 Workshop
Date: Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost: $35 per person for 45 minutes
In this workshop, activities are designed to develop equestrian skills and knowledge through traditional English riding for beginning riders. These will be group lessons with a maximum of 3 people per group.

Flow Style Yoga Class

Yoga Class
Date: Saturday, March 31st, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Cost: $10 per person
Please welcome Ty Prall as our guest yoga instructor! She will be teaching a flow style yoga with some introduction to small functional movements. All levels of yoga experience are welcomed! Yoga mats will be provided. Maximum of 10 participants for the class.

Horse Ownership 101 Workshop

Horse Ownership 101 Workshop
Date: Saturday, March 31st, 2018
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $10 per person
Come learn about all the “must have” information you will need if you decide to buy a horse! Topics include how to shop for a horse, housing, nutrition, basic care, and medical needs.

Horse Anatomy, Colors, and Breeds Workshop

Horse Anatomy, Colors, and Breeds Workshop
Date: Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: $10 per person
This workshop will cover basic information about parts of a horse, popular breeds and their characteristics, common color identification, and horse markings.

Emergency Procedures & CPR/AED Certification Workshop

Emergency Procedures & CPR/AED Certification Workshop
Date: Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Time: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: $40 per person
PALS will be hosting a CPR/AED/First Aid American Heart Saver course. This is a four-hour course, and participants will earn a certification. After the certification has finished, we will provide a special workshop on how to handle emergencies that arise at PALS, including weather-, horse-, and client-related scenarios.

PATH, Intl. Registered Instructor On-Site Workshop & Certification

We will be hosting a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International (PATH, Intl) Workshop at our facility (7644 W. Elwren Rd, Bloomington, IN 47403) from May 22, 2018 through May 25, 2018. PATH, Intl. offers workshops and on-site certifications for individuals who wish to become a PATH, Intl. Certified Registered Instructor. There are several opportunities available for this workshop, and spots are filling up fast! Instructors leading the series are Lead Faculty, Kim Berggren, and Associate Faculty, Kathy Glew. For more information on PATH International, Click Here!

Summary of Fees:
• Workshop & Certification – $700.00
• Workshop ONLY – $375.00
• Certification ONLY – $350.00
• Workshop Audit – $75.00
• Stall Rental – $20 per day
• Lesson with PALS Instructor – $40.00

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For questions, please contact Christa Arthur, Special Programs Coordinator: | (812) 336-2798 ext. 17

Questions about the workshops? Contact: Cynthia Wakley, Operations Director: | (812) 336-2798 ext.15


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