TY HAAS HORSEMANSHIP LLC

The Kansas Harry Whitney Clinic 2019

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Location:

Midnight Farm [HEATED INDOOR FACILITY]
2084 N 600 Rd,
Baldwin City, KS 66006

Intensive 6-Day Clinic Date: Jan 4-9, 2019
Start Time: 9am (end about 5pm each day)

Regular 5-Day Clinic Dates: Jan 12-16, 2019
Start Time: 9am (end about 5pm each day)

To sign up for a riding or auditing spot, please register.

There is no limit on the number of auditors (spectators).

The Auditor prices will be as follows:

Intensive 6-Day Clinic
Individual Auditor Rate - $60/day (a "day" is 5 min or all day)
Auditors may purchase lunch each day for $15
Payments may be made at the door.

Regular 5-Day Clinic
Individual Auditor Rate -$30/day (a "day" is 5 min or all day)
Auditors may purchase lunch each day for $15
Payments may be made at the door.

Current 2019 Availability

Intensive 6-Day Clinic
Riding Slots: 0 (Waiting List Only)
Auditor: No limit

Regular 5-Day Clinic
Riding Slots: 0 (Waiting List Only)
Auditor: No limit

Intensive 6-Day Clinic Format

Five horses, six days...Harry works the horses for four days and coaches on the riders with their horses the last two. It's like a four-day demonstration followed by two extra days of hands-on education for the riders. Auditors are encouraged and welcomed to attend as many days of the clinic as possible. You will see all sorts of breeds of horses, many riding styles and riding levels. Questions and discussion usually arise during each session which contributes to the learning experience.

The following is from a person who has attended many of Harry's clinics.
"...The benefit of attending an intensive clinic as an auditor is seeing Harry work each horse with the concepts he teaches and this allows you to see how they work for EACH and EVERY horse. As a rider you get to see Harry work with your horse day after day and then feel and understand the changes that took place while watching..." ~Kathy Baker, TN

Regular 5-Day Clinic Format

The clinic is limited to six riders for a maximum learning experience. Auditors are encouraged and welcomed to attend. You will see all sorts of breeds of horses, many riding styles and riding levels. Riders work with Harry one on one in a format that is really directed by the rider.
Expect to start out at a level that is most comfortable to you and your horse. Questions and discussion usually arise during everyone’s session which also contributes to the learning experience.

Tentative schedule
Every day three participants will work individually with Harry for an hour each starting at 9am. At about noon, lunch will be available for those who pre-purchased it - see lunch details above. Following lunch will be a Q&A time with Harry or he may possibly do a riding demonstration. In the afternoon, the remaining three participants will work individually with Harry for an hour each.

Questions & Answers

Q: How do I obtain a rider spot in one of the 2020 Kansas Harry Whitney Clinics?
A: Rider spots for the 2020 Intensive clinic may be reserved starting at 8:00 a.m. on January 4, 2019.
Rider spots for the 2020 Traditional clinic may be reserved starting at 8:00 a.m. on January 12th, 2019.
A $500 non-refundable deposit is necessary to reserve a rider spot.

Q: If a clinic fills before I am able to sign up, is there a chance that I can still get in a clinic?
A: Yes. Register for the clinic of your choice and choose the option to be placed on the waiting list. If a riding spot opens, you will be contacted.

Q: I have special dietary needs. If I purchase a lunch will these needs be taken into consideration?
A: The menu will be listed at the top of this page through a link before each clinic. If you are concerned about the contents of the food, it may be better to bring your own lunch.

Q: Can I bring my own lunch?
A: Yes. Please eat with everyone in the dining hall and join in on the question and answer session with Harry each day after lunch.

Q: Is seating available at the clinic?
A: No. Please bring a chair.

Q: Is there a hotel nearby that is recommended?
A: The Lodge in Baldwin City is about a 15-minute drive from the clinic or there will be more options in Lawrence, KS. Lawrence is much bigger than Baldwin City and about 25 minutes away from the clinic location.
As an alternative, many past participants have used Airbnb.com to locate housing accommodations.

Q: Can I bring my RV?
A: Yes. However, there are no RV hookups available at the clinic sight. Also, there will be no electrical available.

Q: How warm is the arena?
A: The arena is heated to approximately 55 degrees, but please remember that when sitting temperatures feel colder. It is recommended that you dress as if it were 30 degrees. You can always remove layers. People often bring blankets to lay across their laps.

Donate to support CLO’s

CLO's Midnight Farm is part of Community Living Opportunities (CLO). CLO's mission is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with special needs. We have residential programs, case management, day services, and much more.

Midnight Farm is largely supported by the generosity of our donors and sponsors. Your financial contribution will help us in our continuous mission to enrich the lives of people with special needs through therapeutic riding, gardening, employment opportunities, day services, special events, camps, field trips, and much more. Thank you!

Checks can be made payable to: CLO’s Midnight Farm

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