Immerse Yourself in Miniature Horse Therapy

Welcome to the world of Miniature Horse Therapy! All of us at Seven Oaks Farm are dedicated to teaching others and sharing years of knowledge and expertise. This seminar format will first provide you with a plethora of information to guide you in starting or revamping your program; then, help you learn how to train and handle your horse in a positive and safe way. Our hope is for you to leave with a clear and well-rounded understanding of what is takes emotionally and physically to have a world-class miniature therapy horse program.

“Down to the Wire” Sale! 20% off Option 1 of the Miniature Therapy Horses 103 June 7-8th Seminar, use the form below to sign up. (Option 2 Seminar is sold out for this date.)

There are 2 options for taking this course:

Option 1: Just the seminar

The cost of the seminar alone is $1000; this includes:

  • lifetime access to Miniature Therapy Horses 102;

  • 1 full day of individualized lectures with Lisa Moad and her staff;

  • 1 full day of handling and training alongside the staff of Seven Oaks Farm;

  • e-version of your booklet before the seminar, and a bound copy once you arrive;

  • small class size for individualized experience;

  • inclusion in our private Facebook group where we share videos to answer questions and e-files to all of the documents;

  • access to a password-protected section of this site with blog posts, discussions, and access to Lisa Moad and her staff;

  • and, connections with like-minded horse lovers like yourself to spread joy.

OPTION 1 SCHEDULE

FRIDAY we begin at 9:30am with extensive personalized lectures covering all aspects of miniature therapy horses. The lecture topics will be determined when students arrive to cover sections you may have questions on. Lunch will be provided at the farm. You will meet our staff as well as others interested in work with therapy horses. The day will conclude around 4:30pm with a tour of our facility and introduction to our horses.

SATURDAY we will meet back at the farm at 9:30am and dive right into handling. The first part of the day is spent showing you how we train our horses for therapy work, focusing on lead work, obstacle course and handling methods. Lunch will be provided either at the farm, or before our visit. Later, we will pack up the horses for an outdoor visit, where we will “hand you the reins” to work thru various scenarios. Our experienced handlers will be right by your side to help you thru the process; all will conclude around 4:30pm.

option 2: An All-inclusive weekend

The cost of the seminar + an all inclusive weekend is $2,000; this includes:

  • lifetime access to Miniature Therapy Horses 102;

  • 1 full day of individualized lectures with Lisa Moad and her staff;

  • 1 full day of handling and training alongside the staff of Seven Oaks Farm;

  • e-version of your booklet before the seminar, and a bound copy once you arrive;

  • small class size for individualized experience;

  • inclusion in our private Facebook group where we share videos to answer questions and e-files of all the documents;

  • access to a password-protected section of this site with blog posts, discussions, and access to Lisa Moad and her staff;

  • and connections with like-minded horse lovers like yourself to spread joy.

PLUS:

  • a complementary copy of Miniature Therapy Horses 101 DVD series;

  • your lodging: Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, leaving Sunday morning;

  • breakfast lunch and dinner Friday and Saturday,

    • plus, a light snack Thursday evening to meet with Lisa and her staff;

    • and, a light breakfast Sunday morning;

  • all-weekend access to Lisa Moad and her staff;

  • and, peace of mind. Let us take care of the details of your weekend, so you can focus on learning and training during the weekend.

OPTION 2 SCHEDULE

THURSDAY arrive at the farm at 7:00pm to light appetizers with Lisa Moad and her staff in a welcoming environment. There will be time for personal stories, and a “get to know you” session and the evening will conclude around 8:30pm.

FRIDAY wake up on the farm! Breakfast and coffee will be provided before we begin at 9:30am. The day will focus extensively on personalized lectures covering all aspects of miniature therapy horses. The topics will be determined at the start of the lecture to cover sections you may have questions on. Lunch will be provided at the farm. You will meet our staff as well as others interested in work with therapy horses. The day will conclude around 4:30pm with a tour of our facility and introduction to our horses. After the tour, join Lisa Moad and her family for dinner to ask any additional questions.

SATURDAY wake up at the farm! Breakfast and coffee will be provided before we begin again at 9:30am. Today is devoted on handling and training. The first part of the day is spent showing you how we train our horses for therapy work, focusing on lead work, obstacle course and handling methods. Lunch will be provided either at the farm, or before our visit. Later, we will pack up the horses for an outdoor visit, where we will “hand you the reins” to work thru various scenarios. Our experienced handlers will be right by your side to help you thru the process; all will conclude around 4:30pm. After conclusion, you will join Lisa Moad and her family for dinner to conclude the weekend of learning.

SUNDAY has the weekend ended so soon? Wake up to the smell of coffee and a light breakfast before your departure at 10:00am. Ask any additional questions that may have come to mind during the evening, and share any feedback you may have.

We offer discounts for those purchasing more than one seat. Please let us know in your message if you are interested. You will receive a PayPal invoice where you can make payments and Pay by Credit Card. You are also welcome to send a check.

 
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Please pick an option and weekend Option 1: Just the Seminar ($1,000) Option 2: All-Inclusive Weekend ($2,000) PLEASE NOTE: Option 2 for June 7-8th is Sold Out.
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Seven Oaks Farm

2534 Millville Shandon Rd

Hamilton OH 45013

 

STUDENT GUIDE TOPICS

  1. Who We Are

  2. What Makes Us Different; Health Management

  3. Choosing the Right Horse; List of Breeders

  4. Lisa Moad’s Training Philosophy

  5. Horse Training

  6. Ground Work

  7. Bathing & Grooming

  8. Trainers vs. Handlers; Handler Registration

  9. Biosecurity

  10. Volunteering

  11. Volunteer Paperwork; Ohio Equine Law

  12. Release Forms; Insurance

  13. Materials List

  14. Visit Procedures

  15. Visit Health Concerns

  16. Sample Letters

  17. Horse Registration, Record Keeping; Sample Logs

  18. Creating a 501(c)(3)