The Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) will be starting a brand new radio show in conjunction with Horses in the Morning on the third Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard time. Save the date and listen in live each month or visit CHA at http://cha-ahse.org/store/pages/218/Horse_Radio_Network_Show.html or Horse Radio Network at http://www.horsesinthemorning.com/player.htm to listen to them when it works for you!
Please join us! Topics will be based how to have safe and effective communication with your horses. All breed and discipline topics will be discussed and exercises will be given for all levels of riders. The first show coming up is Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 9 a.m. EST and covers Exercises and Drills for Riders at All Levels. The guests for this show are CHA Master Instructors and Clinicians Teresa Kackert from Menifee, California, and Tara Gamble from Edmonton, Alberta.
Teresa has been CHA Clinic Instructor since 2003. She is also Chris Irwin Natural Horsemanship Certified and a Richard Shrake Resistance Free Trainer. Teresa is the creator of the 'Soft Touch' Training Program - Classical Equitation & Natural Horsemanship and has over 20 years professional experience as a rider, competitor, trainer, instructor, clinician and personal coach. She is founder of Great Horses of America, Consignment Horse Sales company and co-founder of Pink Heart Pony Kids, Inc. Teresa specializes in confidence building in both horse and rider, horse behavior modification, motivational personal coaching and skill enhancement for riders and horses of all levels and disciplines.
Tara, who is an AQHA Professional Horsemen, judges various horsemanship competitions, presents seminars and recreational clinics in addition to CHA sanctioned-certification clinics, and offers weekly riding lessons at TamRac Ranch. Her background is varied in Western and English, and she represented Canada in the past as First Runner-Up Miss Rodeo Canada. She is past President for Certified Horsemanship Association and the Alberta Equestrian Federation and currently sits on the board for Equine Canada. Currently she sits on the Miss Rodeo Canada Committee and is still active in drill riding for sponsor flag carry for the Leduc Black Gold professional rodeo. You can find more information here.
The purpose of CHA is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the horse industry. CHA certifies instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities, publishes educational manuals, produces educational horsemanship DVDs and hosts regional and international conferences. For more information on the Certified Horsemanship Association, please visit www.CHA-ahse.org or call 859-259-3399. To find a certified horseback riding instructor or accredited equine facility near you visit www.CHAinstructors.com.