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Michael Lyons Horsemanship 
5396 Old Walker Mill Rd
Randleman, NC 27317

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Julia Lyons 
Michael Lyons Horsemanship 





2 Week Apprenticeship Program Level 1 

2 Week Apprenticeship Program


Max of 6 Riders 

Are you thinking that training horses is a job that you would like to venture into? Or maybe you would like to be a better horseman for your horse. Whether you are looking to learn for yourself, or on a professional level, the 2 week apprenticeship program is sure to get you started!

We are going to dive into the full fundamentals of horsemanship, the importance and benefits of round pen work, advanced and refined ground work, liberty, trailer loading on line and at liberty, problem solving, arena work pertaining to body control, softness, stopping, trick training, and so much more! This is the fundamentals level to our full 3 Levels our or Apprenticeship Program. Everyone MUST take this course to qualify for the next levels. 

The program will run the entire 2 weeks with the Sunday in between off. 

Riders can bring an unbroke, or broke horse they are looking to further along. Stallions must be pre-approved by Michael. If bringing an unbroke, understand we will be helping you along the way to start, and setting you both up for success, however, rider must be capable to ride through themselves. 

Tuition is $4000 for the two weeks and includes a stall for your horse (does not include bedding). $500 deposit holds your spot and are NON-REFUNDABLE. The rest is due prior to the clinic 

Cabins available onsite for $750 for your entire stay. Each cabin can be shared with one other participant. Cabins offer two queen beds, mini fridge, bathroom, shower, coffee pot, and microwave. Trailer hook ups available as well for $250 for the apprenticeship. Hookups include water and electric. Both are right on the property with easy access to stalls. 

Apprenticeship Dates

January 24th - February 7th, 2023  

Our cabins offer a spacious front porch, showers, bathrooms, queen size beds, and heat and A/C!