Agricultural and Rural Lands Fire Recovery and Resource Town Hall
Oct
30
5:00 PM17:00

Agricultural and Rural Lands Fire Recovery and Resource Town Hall

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SONOMA COUNTY FARM BUREAU

Agricultural and Rural Lands Fire Recovery and Resource Town Hall

Monday, October 30, 2017 Sonoma County Fairgrounds - Garrett Building Doors open at 5 p.m., program begins at 5:30 p.m.

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In response to the recent wildfires in Northern California that have impacted the agriculture community, Sonoma County Farm Bureau is convening local, state and federal leadership to address concerns and provide information to rural property owners. Key groups and resource agencies will be present to provide tailored information to the agricultural community as the rural community begins to recover.

Program Includes Presentations From:
Steve Dutton, Sonoma County Farm Bureau President
Karen Ross, Secretary of California Department of Agriculture
Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Ag Commissioner
Kay Joy Barge, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
Lisa Velasquez, USDA Farm Service Agency
William Koontz, US Small Business Administration
Karissa Kruse, Sonoma County Winegrowers President
Kim Vail, Sonoma County Farm Bureau Executive Director

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Oct
21
to Oct 22

Incidents Involving Animals Conference Invite: UC Davis-BARTA

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The *British Animal Rescue and Trauma Care Association* (BARTA) is holding
this year's conference in partnership with *UC Davis School of Veterinary
Medicine*.

We are gearing up for a great event and would like to extend a very warm
welcome to you and your colleagues/members as we continue to develop a
growing community of people who are planning and preparing for incidents
involving animals.

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Oct
15
7:30 AM07:30

Trailering Safety & Maneuvering Course

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Registration is required to be completed by Tue October 10th 2017.  Email tstashak@sbcglobal.net for registration details.  

Download class flyer
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The course is geared to all levels of trailering ability.  It will provide the attendee with important information to be a safer, more conscientious, and confident driver.  Driver assistants will learn how to direct the driver to maneuver their trailer in and around obstacles.  Driver and assistant have the option of switching roles.  See event details and course outline for more information.  To view the course outline, download class flyer under event details and scroll to 2nd page.

Instructor: Leonard Iniguez.

Morning Lecture

Topics include: trip preparation, driving do's and don'ts, and how to handle emergencies. 
Location: Sanoma County Driving & Riding Club clubhouse at the fairgrounds, Aston Avenue entrance gate #7.  RSVP required for gate code.

Limit: 60
Lecture time 3.5 hours
Lecture $15 or $30 non-member

Afternoon Lab

Each driver should bring their own trailer.  We strongly encourage that each rig has a driver and an assistant.  Driver and assistant can switch roles.
Location: Brookwood parking lot, east of the fairgrounds.  Parking details provided with RSVP

Limit: 20 Trailers (20 drivers, 20 assistants)
Laboratory time 4 hours
Lecture & Lab $30 or $45 non-member

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Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to TTouch for Horses With Kathleen Aspenns, Tellington Equine Practitioner and Judy McHerron

The TTouch Method is wonderful to learn to use on horses, to build confidence,  release tension, improve performance, develop trust with the horse, and interact with horses in a way they enjoy.  The horses love it.  It’s  easy to incorporate into your everyday program with the horse and a useful hands-on tool for ever equestrian to use.

In each session, you will learn new skills & useful elements of the Tellington Method step by step in a fun and supportive environment, in both bodywork and groundwork. These techniques will be presented in an easy to learn manner, with opportunities to practice and refine your technique during class. Consecutive sessions will build on your base of knowledge, and help you integrate different elements of the Method to creatively solve any performance or behavior challenges.

Please RSVP by the Tuesday before the workshop
Come any one day $75 or $195 for the series
$55 /class  or $150 for the series 21 years & under For more information contact:
Judy at 707-696-2848 or eqwine@sonic.net
Make check payable to:   Eqwine Events
Mail Registration and check to:
Eqwine Events,   PO Box 177,   Healdsburg, CA 95448 or
drop off in the Cloverleaf  Ranch Office with Shayla

TTouch Class PDF

Logistics & supply list
Class room
White board & supplies registration supplies
table & 2 chairs
sec sign
Horse show in a box, box
3 to 4 horses on halter and leads poles
cones
white TT wand
body wraps

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Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to TTouch for Horses With Kathleen Aspenns, Tellington Equine Practitioner and Judy McHerron

The TTouch Method is wonderful to learn to use on horses, to build confidence,  release tension, improve performance, develop trust with the horse, and interact with horses in a way they enjoy.  The horses love it.  It’s  easy to incorporate into your everyday program with the horse and a useful hands-on tool for ever equestrian to use.

In each session, you will learn new skills & useful elements of the Tellington Method step by step in a fun and supportive environment, in both bodywork and groundwork. These techniques will be presented in an easy to learn manner, with opportunities to practice and refine your technique during class. Consecutive sessions will build on your base of knowledge, and help you integrate different elements of the Method to creatively solve any performance or behavior challenges.

Please RSVP by the Tuesday before the workshop
Come any one day $75 or $195 for the series
$55 /class  or $150 for the series 21 years & under For more information contact:
Judy at 707-696-2848 or eqwine@sonic.net
Make check payable to:   Eqwine Events
Mail Registration and check to:
Eqwine Events,   PO Box 177,   Healdsburg, CA 95448 or
drop off in the Cloverleaf  Ranch Office with Shayla

TTouch Class PDF

Logistics & supply list
Class room
White board & supplies registration supplies
table & 2 chairs
sec sign
Horse show in a box, box
3 to 4 horses on halter and leads poles
cones
white TT wand
body wraps

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Equine Epochs
Jul
22
to Nov 5

Equine Epochs

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History Museum of Sonoma County 425 7th Street, Santa Rosa
(707) 579-1500

Equine Epochs

History of
Sonoma County Horses

  • Prehistoric to present day horses
  • Horses for work, competition, pleasure riding, and therapy
  • Impact of horses on economy, entertainment, culture, health, and recreation
  • and much more

Exhibits include narratives, photos, films, apparel, tack, equipment, and fine art.

Admittance:
Museum members & Children 10 and under: FREE
Seniors (65 & older), Students with valid ID, & Disabled: $7
Regular: $10

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Jul
19
5:00 PM17:00

Youth Horsemanship Workshop

Free
Youth Horsemanship Workshop
Sonoma County Fairgrounds

Open to Beginners and experienced riders 8 to 18 years old
4-H, FFA, and Independent Riders.

Bring your horse and a helmet if you plan to ride.
No horse?  No problem, this will be a learning experience for all horse enthusiasts!

Topics to be covered:

  • Show Riding Etiquette
  • General Horsemanship
  • English and Western Riding and Equitation
  • Showmanship
  • Preparing for a Horse Show
  • and More!!
  1. Riders must be accompanied by a responsible adult while at the workshop.
  2. You do not need to attend all workshops, multiple topics will be covered at each workshop.
  3. Manure must be picked up.
  4. If you would like to volunteer to help at these events or for more information please contact Bev Palm at bbpalm88@att.net or call (707)782-1183
 
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Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

Using Essential Oils & Homeopathic Remedies for Horses with Mary Borie, Animal Communication Specialist

Explore alternative approaches to listening and working with horses on an emotional and spiritual level. See attached PDF for more details and to sign up.

Essential Oils for Horses PDF

*Future Clinics/Classes:*

  • Barrels of Fun with Dressage or Fun with Barrels and Poles with Taylor Merrill
  • Acupressure for Horses with Diana Thompson
  • Riding Your from the Ground Series with Judy McHerron

 

  1. Groundwork, Building the Foundation
  2. Round Pen Finesses
  3. Refinement of Lunging Skills
  4. Work in Hand, Shoulder In from the Ground

 

  • Riding Without a Horse: Using mime exercises on the ground to improve your riding on the horse (Your horse wants you to attend this :)
  • Fairy Tails Riding Camp & Retreat: A Get Away for Adult Horse Lovers. (Must be over 21)


Please feel free to share this email and information with anyone you know that would be interested. Let me know your interests and ideas for future classes.

Instructions to sign up are included in the attached flyers *OR *just Email me to let me know you are coming, you can you can pay at the door. Contact me with any questions.

Hope to see you all at a class or two!

Happy trails,

*Judy McHerron * | *Riding Instructor*
BS in Equestrian Studies & Business Admin
United States Pony Club National Examiner
9 yrs Adjunct Faculty, Equine Science Dept, SRJC
USDF Bronze Medal
*Email* eqwine@sonic.net
*Mobile* 707 696 2848

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Jul
6
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to TTouch for Horses With Kathleen Aspenns, Tellington Equine Practitioner and Judy McHerron

The TTouch Method is wonderful to learn to use on horses, to build confidence,  release tension, improve performance, develop trust with the horse, and interact with horses in a way they enjoy.  The horses love it.  It’s  easy to incorporate into your everyday program with the horse and a useful hands-on tool for ever equestrian to use.

In each session, you will learn new skills & useful elements of the Tellington Method step by step in a fun and supportive environment, in both bodywork and groundwork. These techniques will be presented in an easy to learn manner, with opportunities to practice and refine your technique during class. Consecutive sessions will build on your base of knowledge, and help you integrate different elements of the Method to creatively solve any performance or behavior challenges.

Please RSVP by the Tuesday before the workshop
Come any one day $75 or $195 for the series
$55 /class  or $150 for the series 21 years & under For more information contact:
Judy at 707-696-2848 or eqwine@sonic.net
Make check payable to:   Eqwine Events
Mail Registration and check to:
Eqwine Events,   PO Box 177,   Healdsburg, CA 95448 or
drop off in the Cloverleaf  Ranch Office with Shayla

TTouch Class PDF

Logistics & supply list
Class room
White board & supplies registration supplies
table & 2 chairs
sec sign
Horse show in a box, box
3 to 4 horses on halter and leads poles
cones
white TT wand
body wraps

 

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Jun
28
5:00 PM17:00

Youth Horsemanship Workshop

Free
Youth Horsemanship Workshop
Sonoma County Fairgrounds

Open to Beginners and experienced riders 8 to 18 years old
4-H, FFA, and Independent Riders.

Bring your horse and a helmet if you plan to ride.
No horse?  No problem, this will be a learning experience for all horse enthusiasts!

Topics to be covered:

  • Show Riding Etiquette
  • General Horsemanship
  • English and Western Riding and Equitation
  • Showmanship
  • Preparing for a Horse Show
  • and More!!
  1. Riders must be accompanied by a responsible adult while at the workshop.
  2. You do not need to attend all workshops, multiple topics will be covered at each workshop.
  3. Manure must be picked up.
  4. If you would like to volunteer to help at these events or for more information please contact Bev Palm at bbpalm88@att.net or call (707)782-1183
 
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Jun
7
5:00 PM17:00

Youth Horsemanship Workshop

Free
Youth Horsemanship Workshop
Sonoma County Fairgrounds

Open to Beginners and experienced riders 8 to 18 years old
4-H, FFA, and Independent Riders.

Bring your horse and a helmet if you plan to ride.
No horse?  No problem, this will be a learning experience for all horse enthusiasts!

Topics to be covered:

  • Show Riding Etiquette
  • General Horsemanship
  • English and Western Riding and Equitation
  • Showmanship
  • Preparing for a Horse Show
  • and More!!
  1. Riders must be accompanied by a responsible adult while at the workshop.
  2. You do not need to attend all workshops, multiple topics will be covered at each workshop.
  3. Manure must be picked up.
  4. If you would like to volunteer to help at these events or for more information please contact Bev Palm at bbpalm88@att.net or call (707)782-1183
 
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May
24
5:00 PM17:00

Youth Horsemanship Workshop

Free
Youth Horsemanship Workshop
Sonoma County Fairgrounds

Open to Beginners and experienced riders 8 to 18 years old
4-H, FFA, and Independent Riders.

Bring your horse and a helmet if you plan to ride.
No horse?  No problem, this will be a learning experience for all horse enthusiasts!

Topics to be covered:

  • Show Riding Etiquette
  • General Horsemanship
  • English and Western Riding and Equitation
  • Showmanship
  • Preparing for a Horse Show
  • and More!!
  1. Riders must be accompanied by a responsible adult while at the workshop.
  2. You do not need to attend all workshops, multiple topics will be covered at each workshop.
  3. Manure must be picked up.
  4. If you would like to volunteer to help at these events or for more information please contact Bev Palm at bbpalm88@att.net or call (707)782-1183
 
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Apr
1
7:30 AM07:30

Trailering Safety & Maneuvering Course

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Registration is required to be completed by Wed March 22 2017.  Email tstashak@sbcglobal.net for registration details.  Download class flier

The course is geared to all levels of trailering ability.  It will provide the attendee with important information to be a safer, more conscientious, and confident driver.  Driver assistants will learn how to direct the driver to maneuver their trailer in and around obstacles.  See course outline for more information.

Instructor: Leonard Iniguez.
CHP officer David Juricich will attend and has kindly offered to be available for questions.

Morning Lecture

Topics includeL trip preparation, driving do's and don'ts, and how to handle emergencies. 
Location: Sanoma County Driving & Riding Club clubhouse at the fairgrounds, Aston Avenue entrance gate #7.  RSVP required for gate code.

Limit: 60
Lecture time 3.5 hours
Lecture $15 or $25 non-member

Afternoon Lab

Each driver should bring their own trailer.  We strongly encourage that each rig has a driver and an assistant.
Location: Brookwood parking lot, east of the fairgrounds.  Parking details provided with RSVP

Limit: 40 (20 drivers, 20 assistants)
Laboratory time 4 hours
Lecture & Lab $30 or $40 non-member

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