Introductory Workshop: Listening Through Touch
Blue Ridge Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship (BRCTH) is hosting a workshop on the basics of The Masterson Method, a unique and an interactive method in which you learn to recognize and use the horse's responses to your touch to find and release accumulated tension in key junctions of the body that most affect performance. Gain an increased connection with your horse as you give the gift of gentle bodywork.
Workshop is open to both EAAT (equine-assisted activities and therapies) personnel as well as horse owners interested in learning how to improve the well-being and performance of their own horses. Attendees will first be introduced to the method during a morning lecture and demonstration and will then have the opportunity to practice simple techniques on their own and BRCTH horses in the afternoon.
Further training opportunities will be discussed, including training to become a Masterson Method Equine Specialist for EAAT personnel who want to learn additional techniques as well as how to teach the basics to program participants in the therapeutic environment.
Limited to 10 horses, so register early! Auditors are welcome; includes opportunity for hands-on practice.
Masks will be required; well-ventilated indoor arena with ample room to social distance.
Almeda Farm (View)
749 Salem Church Rd
Boyce, VA 22620
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|