Training and Showing

Spirit Thunder Training is a small facility that offers a personal touch & one on one basis with clients while specializing in under 38" miniature horse halter training with a few other services that include fitting and presenting horses for professional photography, halter obstacle training, catch handling, professional shaving/grooming, short term boarding. A few select ASPC & Welsh ponies are accepted for training in halter & halter obstacle training. Accepting only 10 miniature horses & 3 ponies per year allows for clients to have reassurance their horse is getting the hands on training and conditioning they signed up for. 

Spirit Thunder Training Fees  

Miniature Horse Halter Training

 

  • $300.00 per month all inclusive | Offered March 1st through September 30th. Includes hoof trim, deworming, feed and supplements.

  • Winter Rates $150.00 per month | Only offered October 1st through February 28th Includes hoof trim and deworming. Only offered to guaranteed horses for AMHR Nationals.

  • Obstacle Training additional $150 per month (which can include Liberty and In-hand Jumping depending on the horses ability. 

 

Pony Halter Training

 

  • $400.00 per month all inclusive | Offered March 1st through September 30th. Includes hoof trim, deworming, feed and supplements.

  • Winter Rates $300.00 per month | Only offered October 1st through February 28th Includes hoof trim and deworming

  • Obstacle Training additional $150 per month (which can include Liberty and In-hand Jumping depending on the horses ability.

  • $200.00 Show Prep Flat-Rate (break down charges are; Body clipping $100.00, razoring $10.00, face detail $20.00, pre bath/final bath $30.00 and hoof sanding $20.00, sedation at the discretion of trainer $10.00, mane/tail enhancing $10.00)

  • $15.00 bathing

  • $20.00 Horse laundry per show

  • $10.00 Horse blanket rental per show. 

  • Horses that are attending a show, actual fees incurred will be divided by the number of horses on the trailer. Those fees include; helpers, meals, hotels, fuel, vehicle wear and tear and portion of the tack and feed stalls.

  • 2019 AMHR National Show, Tulsa Oklahoma will be invoiced as a flat-rate fee of $2,000.00 includes September Training fees & delivery home if along the route, all veterinarian travel fees associated with Nationals Show , shavings fees.  Your extra charges are the actual show entry fees you pay to AMHR (stall, classes, office fee).

 

 

Training Show Fees

 

 

  • $100.00 per session for Online Coaching (limited to 1 question/concern per session), if in person travel rates will be charged.

  • $25.00 Individual scheduled lessons (limitataions due apply)

  • $25.00 for horse evaluation

  • $25.00 Catch handle fee per class

 

Additional Client Services

 

 

  • $200.00 per month includes; outdoor pen with shelter, hay/grain & supplements as needed. Horses only allowed for this option April 1st through July 1st.

  • $100.00 Grooming fee

  • $100.00 handling/setting up fee (this fee is waived if Debby Sims-Boosalis Photography is hired).

  • Actual travel cost if any are needed.

 

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