Upcoming Events 2021
ALL UPCOMING EVENTS TO BE HELD AT SEVEN KEYS ARE LISTED BELOW.
FIONA REMAINS AVAILABLE FOR ONE ON ONE LESSONS AT YOUR OWN PROPERTY OR ALTERNATE VENUE. REMOTE LEARNING OPTIONS OF VIDEO COACHING , SEVEN KEYS VIRTUAL HOME STUDY GROUP EXPERIENCES AND LIVE VIRTUAL LESSONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE LEARNING OPTIONS PLEASE GO TO THE RELEVANT PAGE LISTED UNDER COACHING.
FOR VIDEO COACHING, LIVE VIRTUAL LESSON BOOKINGS OR TO ORGANISE AN EVENT WITH FIONA CLICK ON CONTACT LISTED UNDER MORE.
1st Seven Keys Virtual Home Study Group Experience: Putting in Place a Program to Progress with Your Horsemanship at Home.
Friday 11th to Friday 25th September 2020
Join this virtual home study group experience to get back on track with the horsemanship dreams and goals you have for this year.
Be proactive in designing and following through with a training program guided, encouraged and supported by Fiona.
Limited number of bookings available.
For more information and to book go to the Seven Keys Home Study Groups page under Coaching.
Seven Keys Virtual Home Study Group Experience “Coaching for Progress with the Parelli Partnership Blue Print”.
Friday 6th to Friday 27th November 2020.
As a follow Up to Pat Parelli's Pathway to Partnership-Understanding the Blueprint virtual course.
So much information to take in and explore with your horse over the exciting 3 weeks with Pat studying the Pathway to Partnership-Understanding the Blueprint. Fiona is offering this virtual home study group experience on completion of Pat's upcoming virtual course to provide participants ongoing support in their future progress.
For more information and to book go to the Seven Keys Virtual Home Study Groups page under Coaching.
*Regular Wednesday lessons
Starting up again Wed 6th January 2021
Each Wednesday a morning ground skills session is available from 10 to 11.30 am followed by an afternoon ridden session from 1 to 2.30 pm. Each session includes a lesson focusing on a particular skill, technique, theme or strategy followed by a series of challenges to develop, test and strengthen the lesson focus. Bookings available for one or both sessions.
*Regular Thursday "Twilight gatherings"
During Daylight Saving Starting up again Thursday 7th January 2021
Each Thursday during daylight savings a “twilight” gathering from 5 to 6 pm. Join Fiona either with your own horse or as an observer of a training session including Fiona and one of her horses.
* Annual Open-door day
To Be Announced
In a variety of demos Fiona will showcase the partnerships she is developing with her horses at her purpose built property.
Program available when date announced
*Horsemanship & Horse Training Clinic for Partnership: Part 1
9th & 10th January 2021
For horse lovers of all levels of expertise and experience seeking a new perspective on horse behaviour and how to bring out the happy, willing partner/athlete in their horse.
On Line ground skills to build safety, communication, confidence, respect, trust and understanding in the horse human partnership.
*Australia Day Half Day Workshops
Tuesday 26th January 2021
Morning Ground skills On Line to Liberty Challenges 10.00am to 12.00pm. Cost $85
Afternoon Riding patterns 1.30 to 4.00pm.
For both morning and afternoon sessions the inclusive cost is $180.
*Horsemanship & Horse Training Clinic for Partnership Progress: Part 2
27th & 28th February 2021
Advancing On Line challenges, preparing for and moving on when ready to riding. Experience how the attitude of cooperation, partnership and harmony with your horse using Love, Language and Leadership gained in On Line is translated to riding for safety, confidence and understanding between horse and rider.
*Intensive Study Module: Progress in the Riding Savvys
5th to 8th March 2021
Focusing on individual progress in the Freestyle and Finesse riding over 4 days. An excellent opportunity to prioritise time for progress with your horse with a maximum of 6 participants. Take advantage of Fiona's 23 years wealth of knowledge and experiences as a Parelli Instructor at the purpose built facility that she has developed at Seven Keys. Intensive Study Modules are a great choice to advance your horsemanship skills and build an ever more meaningful and dependable partnership with your horse. Through a strategic mix of theory, simulations, preparatory ground skills and riding sessions you will gain valuable insights that will change the way you think of and interact with your horse. If you’re looking to elevate your knowledge and skill set around horses an Intensive Study Module with Fiona Darling would serve you well. Arrival in the morning of the first day with the first afternoon session followed by 2 full days and a morning session on the last day prior to departure after lunch.
*Intensive Study Module: Focus on Developing Patterns from the Ground to Riding
20th to 22nd March
Individual progress with a focus on increasing the level of communication between horse and rider for lightness in response from the horse through riding the patterns established first on the ground. This module runs over 3 days and is an excellent opportunity to prioritise time for progress with your horse having a maximum of 6 participants. Take advantage of Fiona's 23 years wealth of knowledge and experiences, as a Parelli Instructor and now as a Happy Horse Instructor with Linda Parelli, at the purpose built facility Fiona has developed at her property Seven Keys. Intensive Study Modules are a great choice to advance your horsemanship skills and build an ever more meaningful and dependable partnership with your horse. Through a strategic mix of theory, simulations, preparatory ground skills and riding sessions you will gain valuable insights that will change the way you think of and interact with your horse. If you’re looking to elevate your knowledge and skill set around horses this Intensive Study Module with Fiona Darling would serve you well. Arrival in the morning of the first day with the first afternoon ground skills session followed by a full day and finishing with a morning riding session on the last day prior to departure after lunch.
Pony Pals Camp for young people and their horses
10th to 12th April
For young people aged from 5 to 17 as a way of gathering together to develop their horsemanship skills and perspectives in a supportive, fun environment.
With safety around horses as the number one priority participants are presented with the attitude, knowledge, tools, techniques, time and imagination required as a horsewo/man to show the love, language and leadership all horses are looking for in their human partners.
As a result of the experiences they share in building a partnership with their horse young people also develop life long skills and perspectives that will serve them well in all their future relationships.
Ground skills are followed, when ready with communication and understanding in place, with riding skills.
A parent or designated guardian is to be in attendance for the duration of this camp and included as part of the camp cost.
Day 1 arrival 10 to 10.30am for an 11am start. Session 1: 11am to 12.30pm Session 2: 1.30 to 3pm Session 3: an early Pizza night dinner for family to join in (separate cost dependent on numbers attending)
Day 2 Session 1: 9 to 10.30am Session 2: 11.15am to 12.30pm Session 3: 1.30 to 3.00pm
Day 3 Session 1: 9 to 10.30am Fun Finale: 11.15am to 12.30pm Departure after lunch at 1.30pm