Following on this course, 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 (at the Monty Roberts International Learning Center in California).
Included in the cost of the course is a 3-month subscription to Monty Roberts’ Equus Online University to support your continuing education in Monty Roberts’ methods.
Take the First Steps to Better Horsemanship
Developing these essential horsemanship skills will help you to maintain clear, concise and consistent daily interactions with your horse, helping you to build a willing partnership based on trust. And in turn, you will have a happier, more well-mannered, more cooperative horse – both on the ground and under-saddle.
Working as a Monty Roberts Certified Instructor you could be:
Please note: The Introductory Course of Horsemanship, including the First Steps to Monty Roberts’ Methods module, does not enable you to teach any Monty Roberts courses or train horses using his name / methods. It is only the first step to achieving status as a Monty Roberts Certified Instructor.
Following on from the Introductory Exams you will be required to complete the 3-week Advanced Course and 2-week Advanced Exams (at Flag Is Up Farms in California). On successful completion of the Advanced Exams, selected students may be invited for the 3-month Instructor’s Internship (at Flag Is Up Farms). Monty Roberts will assess you at the end of your three months, and depending on your progress, you may need to complete further training, or you may be ready to graduate and join the exclusive and limited ranks of Monty Roberts Instructors.
Cost, Dates & Bookings
The First Steps to Monty Roberts’ Methods 3-day Modular Course is from 08:00 am to 05:00 pm, Fri – Sun.
A weekday course can be scheduled at your convenience with a minimum of 4 participants.
Course fees include a Dually halter and set of long lines to take home (first course only). And a 3-month subscription to the Monty Roberts Equus Online University. Plus 6 to 12 months of continued mentorship with distance learning modules and field study (with video feedback).
The course costs R 5,750 (US$ 450) per person.
50% deposit is required to book your space with the balance due a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the course start date. Space is limited to a maximum of 6 students.