Events

Upcoming events

    • 22 Jul 2017
    • 23 Jul 2017
    • The Horse First

                    WD&CT Capital Mini-Event!!!
    Saturday Clinic: Stadium Jumping, Cross-Country Walk and Dressage 


    Sunday Competition: Dressage, Cross-Country Jumping and Stadium Jumping


    3 levels of Jumping: 12" 24" and 31"


    Adults and Junior Divisions.


    Cost $125 for WDCT members, $150 for non members


    For more information or To Register Please contact Kelly Messera @

    Kelly@thehorsefirst.net



    • 26 Jul 2017
    • 30 Jul 2017
    • THF


    5 Day Ranch Camp with 4 Star Parelli Professional Ryan Rose 


    Want to help your performance horse or green cow horse become the partner that they are bred to be.


     Send 5 days focusing on the psychology behind western performance sports.  Develop and polish you skills in cutting, reined cow horse work, reining, sorting, trail and so much more.


    Limited to 9 people.  Prerequisite: Must be able to walk, trot and canter comfortably and ride out of an arena at all gates.  Days will be balanced between group lessons and private sessions.

    Cost: $1000 per person

    Early Bird Registration: $800

    (50% paid before 4/15/17, reminder paid by 6/15/17)


    Cattle Fee: $200


    • 27 Sep 2017
    • 01 Oct 2017
    • The Horse First Farm



    Are you wanting and needing to do more with your horse?  Are you looking to achieve more, set goals, customize your own course, and have fun doing it? Then this 5 Day Custom Camp is where you need to be. 


    Cover all 4 Savvy’s with everything from Level 1 Fundamentals to Level 4 Excellence of Performance.  In every game you play, incorporate psychology, strategies and sequences to help you develop the partnership between you and your horse.


    Become Empowered to not only know what and when to do something, but also how to have the confidence to do it. So whether you are just starting out or want to “make the goal”, you won’t want to miss this chance to spend time with Parelli’s top instructors.


    Cost for the 5 Day Camp is $995
    Early Bird Pricing paid by June 27, 2017 is $895
    Pen rental $15/day, Stall rental $25/day
    Onsite Camping $25/day

    Auditors are welcome $25/day with additional days discounted.

Past events

28 Jun 2017 5 Day Camp with 4 Star Parelli Professional Ryan Rose and Jake Biernbaum
24 Jun 2017 NVRHA Clinic and Competition
27 May 2017 Master Class with Linda Parelli
20 May 2017 The Basics of Stockmanship: With 4 Star Parelli Professional Ryan Rose
13 May 2017 Eventing Naturally Lessons with Michelle Donlick!
22 Apr 2017 April 22nd & 23rd Doug Jordan Cutting Clinic
15 Apr 2017 Advance your Horsemanship: with 4 Star Parelli Professional Ryan Rose
25 Mar 2017 Posture and Balance Clinic with Michelle Manshardt
04 Dec 2016 Triquestrian Mindfulness workshop
19 Nov 2016 Hunter Derby Fun Day Workshop
08 Oct 2016 October 8th and 9th Doug Jordan Cutting Clinic
14 Sep 2016 German Oldenburg Foal Inspection
03 Sep 2016 September 3rd & 4th NVRHA Clinic and Competition
06 Aug 2016 Parelli Foundation Upper Midwest Rally RoundUp!
16 Jul 2016 Capital Mini-Event
08 Jul 2016 Eventing Naturally Clinic
22 Jun 2016 5 Day Camp with Ryan Rose and Jake Jake Biernbaum
17 Jun 2016 Master Class with Pat Parelli
28 May 2016 Advancing your Horsemanship with Ryan Rose
21 May 2016 May 21-21 NVRHA Clinic and Competition
01 May 2016 Madison Mounted Police Open House
23 Apr 2016 Spring into Action Clinic with Michelle Knapp
26 Mar 2016 Equitarian Initiative Presents: Improving the Plight of the Working Horse
19 Mar 2016 Dressage Play Day with Michelle Knapp
07 Nov 2015 Eventing Naturally
19 Sep 2015 September 20-21 Doug Jordan Cutting Clinic
02 Sep 2015 5 Day Custom Camp
29 Aug 2015 August 29-30 NVRHA Clinic and Competition
22 Aug 2015 Capital Mini-Event: Part 2
25 Jul 2015 Eventing Naturally Clinic with Michelle Donlick and Michelle Knapp
17 Jul 2015 July 17th Cow Play Date : )
10 Jul 2015 Master Class with Pat Parelli: Beyond the Basics
04 Jul 2015 WI Dressage and Combined Training Association: Janet Foy Clinic
24 Jun 2015 Principals Purpose and Time: With Senior Parelli Professionals John and Kathy Baar
13 Jun 2015 Capital Mini-Event: Part 1
30 May 2015 May 30-31st NVRHA Clinic and Competition
23 May 2015 Advancing Your Horsemanship Clinic with Ryan Rose
16 May 2015 Dressage Fun Day
08 May 2015 Dressage for Every Horse
02 May 2015 Introduction to Parelli Natural Horsemanship
13 Apr 2015 Horsemanship Experience Camp
19 Mar 2015 Equine Bio-mechanics Discussion Group
19 Feb 2015 Equine Bio-mechanics Discussion Group
06 Dec 2014 Year of the Horse Wisdom Workshops: Yin and Yang
05 Nov 2014 Level 4 Workshop Series with Ryan Rose
25 Oct 2014 Dressage Fun Day
22 Oct 2014 Principles to purpose workshop series. With Ryan Rose
18 Oct 2014 WI Dressage and Combined Training Association: Janet Foy Clinic
15 Oct 2014 Level 4 Workshop Series with Ryan Rose
04 Oct 2014 Year of The Horse Wisdom Workshop: Crisis or Opportunity
01 Oct 2014 Principles to purpose workshop series. With Ryan Rose
20 Sep 2014 September 20-21 Doug Jordan Cutting Clinic
30 Aug 2014 August 30-31 NVRHA Clinic and Competition
23 Aug 2014 Dressage Fun Show!
16 Aug 2014 August 16 - 17 Posture and Balance Clinic with Michelle Manshardt
09 Aug 2014 Capital Mini-Event
01 Aug 2014 August 1 Cow Play Date : )
26 Jul 2014 Eventing Naturally with Michelle Donlick
12 Jul 2014 Pat Parelli Western Performance Forum
28 Jun 2014 June 28-29 NVRHA Clinic and Competition
21 Jun 2014 John and Kathy Baar Horsemanship Transformation Clinic
07 Jun 2014 Parelli Kids Camp
06 Jun 2014 WI Dressage and Combined Training Association: Janet Foy Clinic
24 May 2014 Dressage for Every Horse
17 May 2014 Holistic Horse Fair
03 May 2014 Sports Psychology Seminar with Daniel Stewart
27 Apr 2014 Madison Mounted Police Open House
19 Apr 2014 Advancing Your Horsemanship Clinic with Ryan Rose
11 Apr 2014 Midwest Horse Fair
15 Mar 2014 Understanding Finesse Horseless Winter Workshops
08 Mar 2014 Tool Handling and Body Language Horseless Workshops with Gretchen Arndt
05 Mar 2014 Level 3/4 Riding Workshops with Ryan Rose
19 Feb 2014 Level 3/4 Riding Workshops with Ryan Rose
08 Feb 2014 Tool Handling and Body Language series of Horseless Workshops with Gretchen Arndt
05 Feb 2014 Level 3/4 Riding Workshops with Ryan Rose
25 Jan 2014 Understanding Finesse Horseless Winter Workshops
11 Jan 2014 Tool Handling and Body Language series of Horseless workshops
17 Dec 2013 Youth Night
11 Dec 2013 Level 3/4 Riding Workshops with Ryan Rose
20 Nov 2013 Finesse and Freestyle workshop with Ryan Rose
06 Nov 2013 Finesse and Freestyle workshop with Ryan Rose
02 Nov 2013 Janet Foy Dressage Clinic WDCTA - SW
23 Oct 2013 Finesse and Freestyle workshop with Ryan Rose
16 Oct 2013 5-Day Custom Camp with the Best of THFF
02 Oct 2013 Finesse and Freestyle workshop with Ryan Rose
28 Sep 2013 Cupcakes For Cowboys
28 Sep 2013 Madison Mounted Patrol Fundraiser
20 Sep 2013 Doug Jordan Cutting Clinic
30 Aug 2013 David Lichman's An Evening with Horses at Liberty
18 Aug 2013 Trail Workshops with Michelle Manshardt at THFF
17 Aug 2013 Kids Play Day
21 Jul 2013 Trail Workshops with Michelle Manshardt at THFF
23 Jun 2013 Trail Workshops with Michelle Manshardt at THFF
22 Jun 2013 Triquestrian Align your Stars Event
19 Jun 2013 Triquestrian Reinvigorate Your Recovery
15 Jun 2013 John Baar Clinic: Level 4 Day
15 Jun 2013 John Baar Clinic: Happy Trails
14 Jun 2013 John Baar Clinic: Audition Day
12 Jun 2013 John Baar Clinic: The Perfect Ride
08 Jun 2013 Triquestrian Mindfulness Practice
01 Jun 2013 Ryan Rose 2 Day Clinic
17 May 2013 Mark Rashid Clinic
11 May 2013 NVRHA Schooling Competition and Clinic
08 May 2013 Ryan Rose ~ 3rd of 3 Workshops Leading up to the NVRHA Event!
08 May 2013 Triquestrian Heartshine Event
05 May 2013 Madison Mounted Police Open House
24 Apr 2013 Ryan Rose ~ 2nd of 3 Workshops Leading up to the NVRHA Event!
13 Apr 2013 2 Day Clinic with Debbie Davies
10 Apr 2013 Ryan Rose ~ 1st of 3 Workshops Leading up to the NVRHA Event!
27 Mar 2013 Level 4 Workshop with Ryan Rose
27 Feb 2013 Level 4 Workshop with Ryan Rose
06 Feb 2013 Level 4 Workshop with Ryan Rose
30 Jan 2013 Level 4 Workshop with Ryan Rose
05 Jan 2013 Winter Open-House
14 Dec 2012 Boarder Holiday Party
18 Nov 2012 Level 3/4 Freestyle Focus Group
18 Nov 2012 Level 1 and 2 Focus Group!
09 Nov 2012 Thank God for Friday Night Horsey Fun!!!
27 Oct 2012 4 Star Parelli Professional Kristi Smith
21 Oct 2012 Madison Mounted Police Obstacle Competition
14 Oct 2012 Level 3/4 Freestyle Focus Group
14 Oct 2012 Level 1 and 2 Focus Group!
12 Oct 2012 Thank God for Friday Night Horsey Fun!!!
05 Oct 2012 Trail Workshop
29 Sep 2012 “Cupcakes for Cowboys”
28 Sep 2012 Equine Biomechanics with Jillian Kreinbring
23 Sep 2012 Level 3/4 Freestyle Focus Group
23 Sep 2012 Level 1 and 2 Focus Group!
22 Sep 2012 Equine Biomechanics with Jillian Kreinbring
20 Sep 2012 Equine Wellness Group
14 Sep 2012 Thank God for Friday Night Horsey Fun!!!
02 Sep 2012 Trail Workshop
01 Jun 1990 1990 Annual Meeting


The Horse First
5594 Alpine Road • Brooklyn, WI 53521
 (608) 886-8999


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