COLT COLLEGE CANCELATION AND REFUND POLICY
Colt College Tuition is $3,000 per student for 4 weeks.
$300 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot paid thru our website. When payment is made, our website will email you a receipt.
$1,200 additional payment due by June 15th. If payment is not made by this date then you have lost your spot, and it will be offered to the next student on the wait list, who will need to pay $1500 to hold their spot. For all students, once the second payment of $1,200 is received, only a 50% refund of $600 will be given back if a student cancels at any time from June 15th to July 3rd. The first $300 was non refundable.
$1,500 final payment due on July 3rd, which is the first day of Colt College. Once Colt College begins on July 3rd, there will be no refund of any portion of the $3,000 tuition payment for any reason.
OUTLINE OF COLT COLLEGE COURSE
DAY 1 - WELCOME
-Arrival, sign paperwork, move in to trailer housing.
-Equipment check – Students are to bring their own saddle, pad, rope, tarp, flag, rope halter, bozell, snaffle bit/bridle, and a good attitude.
-Rules and safety
-Goals for our students
Break for lunch – one hour
INSTRUCTION TOPIC – ROUND PEN AWARENESS
Students are broken up into 2 groups, and 3 round pens will be set up with 3 unbroke horses. Instructor teaches group A in their round pens with their horse learning round pen awareness for 2 hours. Group B will be observing group A.
The groups switch. Instructor teaches group B in their round pens with their horse learning round pen awareness for 2 hours. Group A will be observing group B.
Video review of all participants with Instructor’s feedback, comments and suggestions given to both groups.
DAY 2 AND BEYOND-
INSTRUCTION – GAIN YOUR HORSE’S RESPECT
Group A works 3 horses in 3 round pens learning how to move their horse from the ground and how to gain a horse’s respect. Group B watches
Video review of all participants with Instructor’s feedback, comments and suggestions given to Group A & B.
Group B works 3 horses in 3 round pens learning how to move their horse from the ground and how to gain a horse’s respect. Group A watches and take video of the students in the round pen.
Video review of all participants with Instructor’s feedback, comments and suggestions given to Group B & A.
INSTRUCTION – Daily topics taught:
How to get forward motion with your horse from the ground
What extra steps to take with a difficult horse
How to control the speed of a horse’s walk, trot, and canter
Why you want to control the horse’s direction while moving them in round pen
How to move a horse’s parts
What to do to keep the horse off the panels
When talking to the audience, what to say and do during this time
How to get your horse settled in the round pen
How to desensitize your horse
Exact usage of the tarp
Correct way to flag a horse out
When to use the ground poles
Getting the horse used to the saddle pad, and then the saddle
How to work on getting the horse soft in the neck and the head
How to get the horse to give to you, and recognize when they do give
Know what needs to be completed before getting on the horse the first time
Getting the horse to stand for you the first time you get on
The best way to move your horse while riding it for the first ride
Techniques to get forward motion from your horse while riding it.
How to prevent from getting bucked off
How to get your horse to cross the tarp
Between 30 to 35 unbroke horses will be started, gentled, and ridden by the Colt College Students during their time at Colt College. The horses will be between the ages of 2 years old up to 5 years old.