Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
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Sundance Ranch Company, LLC 
3339 Morris Ranch Road
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

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Shannon Pigott, CVPM 
Sundance Ranch Company, LLC 

Shannon Pigott's Downunder Horsemanship Fundamentals Clinic July 11th, 2020 

Excellent opportunity to jumstart your 2020 horsemanship. Learn from Shannon Pigott, certified Clinton Anderson Method Ambassador. For more information about Shannon, visit https://www.certifiedclinician.com/clinician/shannon-pigott/ 

  • The program will start promptly at 9:00 am. Plan to be at the ranch no later than 8:30 am.
  • Please dress in casual attire! Jeans, comfortable shirts/blouses plus boots are required. 
  • Caterered lunch and after clinic social hour included in your registration.
  • The facility has an air conditioned meeting room, covered arena and an outdoor arena to accommodate variations in weather. 
  • Bring with you an 'open-mind' and overall attitude of openness to learn from each other and from the horses. 
  • YOU MUST BE ABLE TO WALK, TROT, AND CANTER on A LOOSE Rein if you plan to ride. 
  • We will be learning, practicing and refining the Fundamentals Level of Clinton Anderson's Method for training horses and additional training techniques of Shannon Pigott. It is recommended that you be familiar with the Fundamental's Level of The Method. You can learn more by visiting https://downunderhorsemanship.com/discover/the-method/
  • The Fundamentals Series is the first level of the Method and establishes the foundation every horse and human partnership needs to begin with. 
  • You must have a Clinton Anderson Halter, Lead Rope and Stick and String. 

The digital Fundamentals Series may be accessed on your mobile device using the Downunder Horsemanship app, which is a free download from the App Store and Google Play, and on your computer through the Downunder Horsemanship website. Please be advised purchasing the Fundamentals Kit is through Downunder Horsemanship, not Shannon Pigott. 

Fundamentals Exercises:
1) Roundpenning Exercises
2) Desensitizing to the Lead Rope
3) Desensitizing to the Stick and String
4) Yield the Hindquarters
a) Stage One
b) Stage Two
5) Backing Up
a) Method 1: Tap the Air
b) Method 2: Wiggle, Wave, Walk and Whack
c) Method 3: Marching
d) Method 4: Steady Pressure
6) Yield the Forequarters
7) Lunging for Respect Stage One
8) Flexing the Head and Neck
a) Steady Pressure
b) Bumping on the Halter
c) Poke and Flex
d) Flexing From the Opposite Side
9) Sending Exercise
10) Circle Driving
11) Lunging for Respect Stage Two
12) Leading Beside
13) Fundamental Desensitizing
a) Slap and Walk
b) Helicopter Exercise
c) Head Shy Exercise

1) Flex With the Bridle on the Ground
2) Flexing at the Standstill
3) One Rein Stops
4) Cruising Lesson
5) Follow the Fence
6) Diagonals
7) Touch and Rub Exercise
8) Yield the Hindquarters From a Standstill
9) Yield to a Stop
10) Bending at the Walk
11) Bending Transitions
12) Vertical Flexion at the Standstill
13) Draw to a Stop
14) Yield the Hindquarters and Back Up

  • Water and lunch provided.
  • Questions? Call or text me (Shannon) directly at 210-412-5067 for directions or horse-specific questions! For more information about the ranch, please visit www.sundancehorses.com