Ken Davis is a skilled clinician, having studied extensively under master horsemen Ray Hunt, Buck Brannaman, and John Lyons. He holds clinics throughout the Richmond area as well as at Shokota' Equestrian.
Please contact us for information about holding a clinic or demonstation at your location.
DESPOOKING: TRUTH VS. MYTH
What is a spook?
Learn the biggest misconception behind a spook; why it happens; and how to read the signs in order to anticipate it. Discover the truth versus the myths that are usually associated with dealing with a spook.
THE 5 TYPES OF HORSES: WHICH IS YOURS?
A horse's training is "built" in a "sequential" order ..1-5
Learn how understanding which level of horse you have - its stage of training - aids in building your confidence, which in turn builds the horse’s confidence.
FROM THE GROUND TO THE SADDLE
There are 3 distinct ZONES on your horse that HE knows...
Learn from your horse what they are and how they translate to what you need to know in the saddle.
THE 5 TOOLS IN THE TOOLBOX
5 tools to guarantee safety, fun, and direction in any horse and rider relationship.
WHO IS THIS HORSE I'M RIDING?
Learn to "read" your horse as well as any other horse you may come into contact with.
ROUND PEN TO SADDLE
Every thing you do in the saddle, well it started on the ground..and 1st without your umbilical cord (lead and halter)
It's all in the "joining up" that makes leadership.
NOT UNTIL I’M SATISFIED
Being Light with your aids
How to get your horse to respond more quickly through LIGHTNESS in your hands and legs.
The fundamentals you need to know to be safe and secure on any horse, and to grow as a horseman.This clinic will prepare you for Horsemanship I.
Learn about the fundamental ingredients that go into the making of solid horsemanship: Timing, Feel, and Balance; the importance of straight lines and perfect circles; and the 3 leg positions essential for communicating with your horse.
What makes a great horse, and what does it mean to “supple” a horse around you? Work on moving your horse forward with beginning collection.
Preparing you and your horse for trail riding. Learn the 5 most important things you and your horse must establish in order to be safe on the trails.
Trail obstacle work. How to move a “stuck” horse over an obstacle. Advanced de-spooking instruction.
How does your horse work in a leadership role, and how does moving cattle make him/her more confident? Learn the basics of sorting, and team penning.
EQUINE GOLF, BILLIARDS & SOCCER
Games that build your horse's confidence as well as your own with emphasis on using the 4 quadrants of the horse.