As a guest of our Retreat you have an
unique opportunity to discover the awesome
power and pleasure of the incredibly smooth
Colombian Paso Fino. We are proud to offer
Horse Sense Seminars followed by Trail Rides.
The Seminars are tailored to accommodate
beginner, intermediate, or the advanced
riders and vary in duration depending on your
collective level of expertise. If you
complete the tasks taught in the seminar
successfully you will be certified to ride a
Paso Fino on the trail. During trail rides
further instruction is provided on technique
and gaits of the Paso Fino.
- It is our philosophy that horses
are "Spirit Animals" to be honored and
revered. To have a safe and memorable
experience on the Paso Fino, we believe
you must first come to understand the
power, intelligence, and unique nature of
the breed. The seminars are conducted so
that both horse and rider can get to know
each other intimately and develop a mutual
respect, acceptance, and
- The seminars and certifications are
provided by respected "Horse Whisperess"
- Nicole Honait Luxor who has bred
and trained Paso Finos since 1989.
up to 8
- Paso Fino Genetics
- Psychology and
- Basic Grooming
- Longing Techniques
- Tack and Preparation for
- Basic Paso Fino Riding
- Fundamentals of Paso Fino
- Up-Hill and Down-Hill
- Fino, Quarto, Largo
- "Shifting Gears"