Answers to frequently asked questions about the services Professional Clinicians and Method Ambassadors offer and the training they’ve received from Clinton.
Professional Clinicians learn the Fundamentals, Intermediate, Advanced, Colt Starting, Foal Training and Trick Training levels of the Method in depth at the Downunder Horsemanship Ranch. Professional Clinicians receive Clinton’s and Downunder Horsemanship’s full support and marketing efforts to build their careers.
Certified Clinicians learn the Fundamentals level of the Method in depth at the Downunder Horsemanship Ranch. Certified Clinicians receive Clinton’s and Downunder Horsemanship’s full support and marketing efforts to build their careers.
Method Ambassadors spend seven weeks at the Downunder Horsemanship Ranch training two of their personal horses through the Fundamentals level of the Method. Upon successfully completing the course, they receive backing from Clinton and Downunder Horsemanship to share the Method on a local level.
Clinton hand-selected the horsemen who are certified as clinicians because they embody the four core values of Downunder Horsemanship – hard working, ambitious, loyal and personable. Not only are they excellent horsemen, but they also have great people skills. They truly believe in the Method and are dedicated to teaching just like Clinton. “Each of the clinicians has impressed me with their ability to achieve top-level results,” Clinton says. “They are extremely passionate about the Method and possess all of the qualities I am looking for in an individual.”
Each of the clinicians and ambassadors attended the Clinician Academy and Clinton was impressed with their standout ability as horsemen and their overwhelming desire to share the Method. Method Ambassadors completed a seven-week course at the Downunder Horsemanship Ranch and are certified to teach the Fundamentals level of the Method. Certified Clinicians received in-depth training in the Fundamentals level of the Method, and Professional Clinicians received additional training in topics such as Intermediate, Advanced, Colt Starting, Foal Training and Trick Training. Professional Clinicians are certified to teach all levels and topics of the Method.
Learn more about the rigorous training the clinicians and ambassadors receive at www.clintonandersonacademy.com.
If you’re like most horsemen, you dream of having Clinton by your side, instructing you step-by-step through the Method. However, if you can’t travel to the Downunder Horsemanship Ranch to work with Clinton one-on-one, then you can have the next best thing! Professional and Certified Clinicians and Method Ambassadors can build your confidence, increase your horse’s trust and respect, give you practical tips and strategies to overcome training roadblocks and shorten your learning curve. Each clinician is backed by Clinton. “I selected these individuals to help me teach the Method because I truly believe in their ability to communicate with people and teach in the exact same style I do,” Clinton explains. “After working with me on the ranch, I am a hundred percent confident that they can help you develop a better partnership with your horse.”
To schedule a clinic or private lesson, please contact the clinicians and ambassadors directly.
Private lessons are a great opportunity to receive personalized instruction from a clinician or ambassador. You may invite a clinician or ambassador to your home to work with you one-on-one. Or, you can split the cost with a group of friends. In addition to the cost of instruction, the host will be responsible for all of the clinician’s or ambassador’s costs, including travel expenses, meals and lodging.
To schedule a private lesson, please contact a clinician or ambassador directly.
At three-day Fundamentals Clinics, you’ll receive instruction from the clinician in a group setting. There will be 11 other participants in the clinic. Topics covered throughout the clinic will come straight from Downunder Horsemanship’s Fundamentals Series. To schedule a three-day Fundamentals Clinic in your area, please contact a clinician directly.
Clinicians and Method Ambassadors come to you! You no longer have to worry about the hassle of hauling your horse long distances, expensive hotel bills or the price of fuel. Depending on the type of instruction you choose, the clinicians and ambassadors will come right to your house or to your area. Just contact them directly to schedule a time.
Each clinician and ambassador handles their own scheduling. Please contact the clinician or ambassador of your choice directly.
Below is a checklist of the equipment you need to have in order to participate in a private lesson or three-day Fundamentals Clinic.
In order to get the most out of your clinic experience, we recommend you are familiar with the Fundamentals level of the Method. The more familiar you are with the Fundamentals exercises, the more you’ll get out of the clinic and the more improvement you’ll see from both you and your horse. All of the exercises and information the clinicians will cover in the three-day clinic can be found on the Fundamentals Series.
Yes, most clinicians and ambassadors do. Please contact the individual directly for information regarding the training of personal horses.
Learn how to enroll in the Clinton Anderson Clinician Academy and start the process of becoming a clinician or ambassador by visiting our website www.clintonandersonacademy.com.