*THIS IS AN IN-PERSON ONE DAY PASS TO SPECTATE AT THE COLT STARTING COURSE*
Jason has been starting colts under saddle for the last 25-plus years and has demonstrated his methods at horse expos and events throughout North America.
For the first time Jason has now put his starting program into a three day colt starting course.
Spectators: $75 per day plus HST ($84.75)
or $150 plus HST ($169.50) for all three days
You must register - prices are per person (you cannot share a weekend pass)
Dates: MAY 18, 19, 20 (can be used on one day)
Location: Northstar Livestock (1465 B Line, Southampton, Ontario, N0H 2L0)
5 course participants maximum.
Frequently Asked Questions:
When is the course?
-May 18, 19, 20
Who is instructing the course?
-Jason Irwin - horse trainer, clinician/coach, tv personality, rancher
What is a colt starting course?
-A course where participants will bring their own horses and learn the steps to put the first rides on their horse under saddle.
Where is the course being held?
Will the course be indoors or outside?
-The course will be run in the arena and outside as well. Dress accordingly for Ontario May weather (sun, overcast, rain, snow, etc.)
Where do I stay when I spectate?
-There are numerous local hotel options within a 10 minute drive. Note: Camping on-site is available for participants/horses only (not spectators)
Are there any hotels? Restaurants near by?
-Yes, the closest towns are Port Elgin and Southampton.
What if I only want to watch?
-Spectators are welcome. Fees above. Bring own chair, snacks, drinks, anything else you would like. Lunch available for purchase.
How long can I stay after the course?
-Spectators must leave once course has wrapped for the day.
Do I have to register to be a spectator?
-Yes, registration and payment to hold spot is required ahead of time.
How do I pay?
-Registration is through the website here or e-transfer.
Can I film or take photos?
-No. No one is allowed to film or take photos at the course. You can definitely write notes!
Can I ask questions?
-Yes! Highly encouraged. There will also be 'classroom' type sessions that will allow for more discussions for participants and spectators. Bring notebook and writing utensils if you wish.
What if I pay for the course but I want to back out?
-Payments are non-refundable under any circumstance.
What if I only attend a small portion of the course?
-A daily or weekend spectator pass is required to attend (for any period of time during the course) and you can use it at your own discretion. No refunds or exceptions.
Can I sell my spectator spot to someone else?
What are the hours of the course?
-To be sent in the information package closer to the course date.
What do I eat?
-Lunches (participants/spectators) and Dinners (participants only) are available for purchase. If you would rather bring your own meals due to dietary restrictions, preferences please do. Bring your own beverages. Bring anything else you may like to eat during the day if you wish.
Where do spectators/participants sit?
-Bring your own chair and there will be designated seating areas.
-A living quarters horse trailer bathroom is on-site.
Can I bring my dog or other pet?
What is the schedule?
-Schedule will be provided closer to the course.