Project Description

Monty Roberts Introductory Course of Horsemanship – Modular Format

The Introductory Course of Horsemanship is the first step to gaining an in-depth understanding of Monty Roberts’ concepts. The modular format is suitable for students of any age (16+), and all levels of equine experience (your instructor will pair you with horses and tasks suited to your abilities).

In the new, modular format, the course is broken up into 4 x 3-day parts which can be taken in any order at your convenience*.

However, this module can only be taken after successful completion of the other 3 modules.

Module 04: Preparation for The Introductory Exams

This module is the final prerequisite for acceptance to take the Introductory Exams and cannot be taken as a stand-alone module, or before completion of the other 3 modules.

Through demonstrations, practical sessions, and classroom discussions you will recap all you have learned in modules 1 to 3, use the combined skills and knowledge learned to complete the ‘full’ Join-Up® (with Join-Up®, Follow-Up® and Long Lining combined) and further explore Monty Roberts’ techniques and how they can improve your horsemanship.

Topics include:

  • Training your horse from the ground

  • Desensitizing your horse to a variety of objects

  • Trailer loading

  • Full Join-Up® (Join-Up, tacking up, long lining)

  • The Introductory Exams – what to expect and how to prepare

  • And more …

*All 4 modules must be completed at a minimum of 1 each calendar year, over 3 years to qualify for acceptance to take the Introductory Exam.

Following this you will return home to continue practicing what you have learned. By sending us videos you can continue to receive our feedback on your work. On completion of all four modules, you will receive a full study manual and further guidance on preparing for the written and practical exams, at successful completion of which, you will graduate from the Introductory Course and be eligible to take the Advanced Course.

  ABOUT THE COURSE

DURATION 3 DAYS
COURSE COST $1,250
PREREQUISITES Introductory Modules 1 – 3

  UPCOMING DATES

November 201922 – 24
February 202016 – 18
April 202019 – 21
September 20204 – 6
October 202019 – 21

  BOOK NOW

BOOK ONLINE
OR CONTACT US FOR AN OFFLINE BOOKING

  +1 (805) 688 – 6288

  +1 (805) 350 – 4474

  admin@join-up.org

Booking a Course

Once you have placed the order for your space in the upcoming course, our Monty Roberts Certified Instructors will contact you to confirm receiving the order and also answer any questions you may have regarding participation. We will also provide additional enrollment paperwork which will need to be filled out and submitted prior to attending.  

While accommodations are not provided onsite, we do have connections with many local area hotels in Solvang, and Buellton.  Please review our Transportation and Accommodation worksheet found here.

Monty Roberts Online University

Included in the course is a three-month subscription to Monty Roberts’ Online University. This online learning tool will support your continuing education in Monty’s methods. If you are currently an Online University member, we will extend your subscription at the end of the course.