The Anchorage Horse Council at William Chamberlin Equestrian is hosting multiple clinicians in 2018. These clinics are organized directly through AHC, there are other clinics hosted at the center but are organized by other clubs or individuals.


Equine First Aid Fundamentals

April 27th 2018, Estimated start time 3pm

Ages 10 and up - Half Day

This is a half day fast paced clinic covering the fundamentals of first aid.  Working hands on with the horses, you will learn to take vital signs, recognize pain in the horse, detect colic, and participate in lots of bandaging in realistic scenarios!  All attendees receive a first aid reference booklet.

 Cost of this course is  $89.00

You can learn more about EquiHealth at http://www.equihealthcanada.com/

Payment in full can be sent by check to Anchorage Horse Council at P.O.Box 112195, Anchorage, AK, 99511
Please include the details from the form (here) on our website so we can contact you to confirm your spot: anchoragehorsecouncil.net/clinics/ 
 

EquiHealth is also looking to certify Alaskans as instructors in their program. For more information go to http://www.equihealthcanada.com/


Disaster Planning and Emergency Preparedness

April 28th 2018, 9am-7pm
Full day, one day course

A MUST for any livestock owner, this course will train you in fire prevention, planning for and executing safe evacuation procedures, hidden dangers and responding to first aid emergencies. It also covers what to do in natural disasters such as flooding, wild fires, ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes and more. Don't be unprepared - we can help you help your animals. This course is suitable for any livestock operation, not just horses and is supported by the insurance industry.


Cost of the class is $149.00
You can learn more about EquiHealth at http://www.equihealthcanada.com/

Payment in full can be sent by check to Anchorage Horse Council at P.O.Box 112195, Anchorage, AK, 99511
Please include the details from the form (here) on our website so we can contact you to confirm your spot: anchoragehorsecouncil.net/clinics/ 

Please Note: If there is additional interest we will also host a first aid I & II May 5 & 6 2018. If there is not enough interest we will host an equine first aid fundamentals on April 27 2018 in the evening. Please express your interest in these two first aid classes by clicking 'interested' on the Facebook event page (here), or emailing ahcscheduling@gmail.com.

EquiHealth is also looking to certify Alaskans as instructors in their program. For more information go to http://www.equihealthcanada.com/


 

Safe Trailering Practices

April 29th 2018, 9am -7pm

Ages 14 and up - Full Day, one day course

Keeping your horse safe is your number one priority.  Is your trailer safe and do you know what your horse experiences during a collision?  What are the protocols, your responsibilities and liabilities when involved in an accident and laws around hauling?  Do you know if the size and layout of your trailer provides your horse comfort and stability or if is putting strain on their body, leading to potential injury?  Join us for a hands on day of learning how to keep your horse as safe as possible and be prepared for the unthinkable.                                                        


Cost of the class is $149.00
You can learn more about EquiHealth at http://www.equihealthcanada.com/

Payment in full can be sent by check to Anchorage Horse Council at P.O.Box 112195, Anchorage, AK, 99511
Please include the details from the form (here) on our website so we can contact you to confirm your spot: anchoragehorsecouncil.net/clinics/ 

Please Note: If there is additional interest we will also host a first aid I & II May 5 & 6 2018. If there is not enough interest we will host an equine first aid fundamentals on April 27 2018 in the evening. Please express your interest in these two first aid classes by clicking 'interested' on the Facebook event page (here), or emailing ahcscheduling@gmail.com.

EquiHealth is also looking to certify Alaskans as instructors in their program. For more information go to http://www.equihealthcanada.com/


Equine Health and Emergency First Aid Course  

May 5th 2018, 9am -7pm

Full day, one day course

Our original and most comprehensive course!  Join us for a one day course covering: what your vet needs to know, conditioning a horse to accept treatment, taking vital signs, dealing with lacerations, punctures, colic, choke, collapse, casting, shock, hoof issues, recognizing pain in the horse and pain source identification, spinal health, injury prevention and so much more!  All attendees receive a certificate of completion, first aid manual and this course earns you professional development credits with Equestrian Canada as well as equine-related insurance discounts with Capri and Intercity!                      (the basic first aid course is recommended prior to taking the advanced course)                    

Cost of the class is $149.00
You can learn more about EquiHealth at http://www.equihealthcanada.com/

Payment in full can be sent by check to Anchorage Horse Council at P.O.Box 112195, Anchorage, AK, 99511
Please include the details from the form (here) on our website so we can contact you to confirm your spot: anchoragehorsecouncil.net/clinics/ 
 

EquiHealth is also looking to certify Alaskans as instructors in their program. For more information go to http://www.equihealthcanada.com/


ADVANCED Equine First Aid

May 6th 2018, 9am -7pm

 Full Day

PLAN PREPARE REACT to ANY emergency!

Join us for a one day highly advanced equine emergency first aid course and learn what to do in the most extreme situations! Covering everything from trapped horses to poison, burns to bites, hypothermia to tie ups, fractures to sucking chest wounds, this course prepares the student to handle the most serious injuries, where without intervention the horse will not survive.

Cost of the class is $199.00
You can learn more about EquiHealth at http://www.equihealthcanada.com/

Payment in full can be sent by check to Anchorage Horse Council at P.O.Box 112195, Anchorage, AK, 99511
Please include the details from the form (here) on our website so we can contact you to confirm your spot: anchoragehorsecouncil.net/clinics/ 
 

EquiHealth is also looking to certify Alaskans as instructors in their program. For more information go to http://www.equihealthcanada.com/


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Working Equitation Beginner Clinic

August 4th and 5th 2018

Clinician Julie Alonzo

Location: William Chamberlin Equestrian Center, 3900 Abbott Rd, Anchorage, AK

Contact: Zoe at the Anchorage Horse Council, email : ahcscheduling@gmail.com

Cost: $250 for both days, stall rental is $20 for 24 hours with a $20 'clean stall' refundable deposit. 

Your spot in the clinic is held with a $100 deposit mailed in, print off the form here and send it in with deposit. 

To learn more about the exciting spot of Working Equitation check out their website at  http://www.weunited.us/

General Schedule / What will be taught

Saturday, August 4, 2018: A focus on Ease of Handling Obstacles

Morning Session: Whole-group Instruction, no horses yet!

9 - 10:30  Group lecture / overview of the sport. Our clinician will provide an in-depth lecture, with video examples, of what working equitation judges are looking for, with an emphasis on the obstacles used in Ease of Handling.

10:30 - 11:30 - On-foot instruction of some of the tricker obstacles. 

11:30 - 12:00 - Lunch

Afternoon Session: Small Group Instruction on Ease of Handling Obstacles - clinic participants will be divided into groups of 2-3 riders for this part of the clinic. Two clinicians will be on hand to provide individual guidance on the obstacles

12:15  - 1:45 Group #1 

  1:45 -  3:15 Group #2

  3:15 - 4:45  Group #3

  4:45 - 6:15  Group #4

(Divide the riders by ability level, so that people of like-ability ride together in the same small group -- with the schedule above, we can accommodate 16 riders easily (if we have two groups of 2 riders each riding in each of the 4 sessions), and up to 24 riders. 

7:00  Dinner

Sunday: August 5, 2018:

Schooling Show, EOH round: Clinician will provide written feedback using an official scorecard.  Allot 10 minutes per rider. 

Afternoon Session: A Focus on Working Equitation Dressage

12:00 - On foot, no horses, instruction on the WE Dressage Tests

1 - 6 - Individual Lessons on the WE Dressage Tests  (organize people in advance for this, allotting 10 - 15 minutes per rider. We can work late, if people are willing to stay late.