Shangrila Guest Ranch & Cooler Horsemanship present A Weekend of Natural Horsemanship

Friday – Sunday, March 8-10, 2013 & May 17-19, 2013

Join us at Shangrila Guest Ranch in southern Virginia to learn the fundamentals of natural horsemanship from trainers James and Kate Cooler while enjoying our guest lodging, home-cooked meals, and spectacular rural setting. The weekend includes:

* Friday evening overview and demo by James and Kate Cooler

* Horsemanship clinics on both Saturday and Sunday will run from 9 AM to 1 PM with a focus on preparing your horse for trail riding and building better communication on the ground and in the saddle.

* Afternoon trail rides on Saturday and Sunday

* full meals from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch

* optional private lessons with James or Kate Cooler (Friday & Sunday afternoon; $50/hour)

* option of trailer hookup or guest lodging

* accommodations for your horse or use of Shangrila Guest Ranch horse

Per person package prices

(Cooler Horsemanship clinic fees included)

$200 – meals, primitive camping

$215 – meals, horse trailer hookup, stall or pasture board

$350 – meals, guest lodging, stall or pasture board

$470 – meals, guest lodging, use of Shangrila Guest Ranch horse

Auditing and guest fees

$10/day – auditing, no lunch included

$20/day – auditing with lunch included

$95 per guest of clinic participants – includes weekend auditing, meals and lodging with participant.


To make your reservation for the weekend, send a 50% deposit made out to Shangrila Guest Ranch to the following address, or call us at 434-517-0888 to charge it to your credit card. Your deposit is refundable until March 1 (for March Clinic) and May 10 (for May Clinic); after that date, we cannot issue refunds.

Shangrila Guest Ranch, 3219 Cluster Springs Road, South Boston, Virginia 24592