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Heidi Potter

Heidi Potter is a professional horsewomen who is well known and respected for her clear, kind and consistent style of teaching and training. Horses and humans alike benefit from her extensive knowledge and gentle approach. As a natural style trainer she specializes in the gentle and progressive way of working with horses. Her ability to read the horse and then progress with calmness, clarity and consistency has proven successful in building trusting and respectful partnerships between horses and their humans. More >

Join us for a Holistic Equestrian Retreat in Costa Rica

Heidi POtter Costa Rica beach ride
February 4-11, 2017, Nosara, Costa Rica
Optional Add-on February 11-13, Rio Celeste
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Upcoming Events

June 25-26, 2016
Wild Side Ranch
Bloomfield, NY

Centered Riding Open Clinic

Riders of every discipline and level are welcomed to participate in this open clinic. Walk/trot riders to seasoned competitors will benefit from obtaining a thorough understanding of the centered riding basics. Participants will learn how to communicate more clearly through their bodies, leading to a more relaxed, trusting and enjoyable relationship with their horse.

Wild Side Ranch
8675 Taft Rd, Bloomfield, NY 14469
Host: Andrea Scott 585-203-4470/andreadscott@mac.com

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July 14, 2016
Whispering Woods Stable
Augusta, ME

Clicker Training Workshop 6-7:30 pm

Learn positive reinforcement training techniques to help you safely retrain unwanted behaviors, overcome fear issues & build a more enjoyable, trusting relationship with your horse. This workshop includes target training, the “Don’t Mug Me” lesson & an example of behavior modification.

Dinner is included

Whispering Woods Stable
150 Ingraham Mtn. Rd. Augusta, Me. 04330

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July 15, 2016
Whispering Woods Stable
Augusta, ME

Horse Agility Training Day, 9-3 pm

Learn new skills and explore new challenges with your horse in a safe, supportive and fun environment. This Horse Agility Play Day includes skills training and obstacle work, followed by a fun 10-course competition. Agility is all performed in-hand. Those that are ready may transition to a neck rope. Bring your horse, pack a lunch and enjoy the day with us! No experience needed! All breeds welcomed!

Whispering Woods Stable
150 Ingraham Mtn. Rd. Augusta, Me. 04330

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July 16-17, 2016
Whispering Woods Stable
Augusta, ME

Natural Horsemanship/Centered Riding Clinic Sat/Sun 9-5pm

This clinic promises to be Fun, Informative & Enlightening! It is designed for equestrians of all levels & styles of riding, from seasoned competitors to walk/trot pleasure riders. Reach a deeper understanding of yourself & your horse while improving comfort, control, confidence & communication. Clinic includes un-mounted workshops, in-hand training & mounted sessions

Whispering Woods Stable
150 Ingraham Mtn. Rd. Augusta, Me. 04330

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August 6-7, 2016
Full Circle Farm
Newport, NH

Building Confidence with Obstacles Clinic

This weeeknd promises to be Fun, Informative & Enlightening! The goal of this clinic is to help you build a more trusting, safe and enjoyable partnership with your horse! Riders of all levels and disciplines welcomed, from competitors to pleasure trail riders. Morning workshops include CR Basics, Interactive Self-Awareness Exercises & Equine Psychology/Physiology. Then it is off to the un-mounted sessions-In-hand include building, relationship training & obstacle practice. The afternoon mounted sessions will focus on improving riders seat, communication, control and calmly working obstacles with precision.

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Quick Reads, Great Info

The 10 Second Rule

Training for Empathy -- Learn a simple and powerful tool!

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What Heidi Potter Clinic Participants & Students have to say

Say Whoa

My Personal Colic Success Story

backing from gentle touch
Horse Agility - for Minis too!
Dales pony
Building concentration and connection.
Centered Ridign body work
Centered Riding bodywork.
Developing Feel
"Squaring up" in Colorado
Horse agility

Mission Statement

To improve the relationship between horses and humans in a safe, compassionate manner through understanding, patience, praise and clarity.

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Heidi Potter Natural Horsemanship
New England Center for Horsemanship, 761 Weatherhead Hollow Road, Guilford, VT 05301
802-380-3268; Heidi@HeidiPotter.com