Sawatzky Equine Services
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Our Professional Program is an immersive experience where
you invest 6-weeks learning how to start a minimum of 3 young horses.
The "base" of the Professional Program (included with tuition) is ALL of the Standard Program, as detailed below:
The Standard Colt Starting School Program Includes**
All 4 Standard Colt Starting School Thursday/Friday Classes*
All 3 Standard Colt Starting School Friday Evening Classes*
All 6 Standard Colt Starting School Weekly Google Meet Check-In/Q&A Tuesday Evening Calls*
Theory and Exercise Manuals
Haul-In & Stabling for Weekends
✧ ✧ PLUS ✧ ✧
+ 18 Additional Small Group Coaching Sessions:
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Mornings every week
(with the exception of Weeks 1 & 6) *
As a result of statutory holidays, Week 1 & Week 6 additional group coaching sessions will run Tuesday through Thursday. Please refer to the Professional Program Schedule below for specific dates.
* Please reference the Professional Program - 2023 Schedule below for specific dates.
** Participation in all parts of the program is required.
One of the biggest benefits of this program is getting support and coaching with more than one horse at at time and being able to get your questions and feedback daily. It will increase your skill at being able to adjust and problem solve for individual horses.
Additionally, you get the opportunity to work side by side successful professionals who have many years of experience starting young horses. Students in this program receive our highest level of mentorship and one-on-one support.
Student's are responsible for bringing a minimum of 3 young horses to work with in the program. They need to be between the ages of 2-4 and never been saddled.
(There is no extra fee beyond board for bringing more than 3 horses.)
Young horses for the program
On-site full time board
On-site accommodations or plug-in camping
We do have options available for your convenience for the above mentioned items. Please click on the link below to visit our Frequently Asked Questions section to learn more about options and pricing.
~ Your Tuition Does Not Include: ~
Students in the Professional Program are welcome to have friends or clients send horses for them to train in the program AND charge a fee to help pay for their tuition.
In order to provide a Safe, Supportive and Systematic education in Colt Starting, our enrollment is limited to 6 students total.
(combined total of both Professional & Standard program participants)
Professional Program Tuition:
$6495 + gst
Upon acceptance into the Professional Program a deposit of $989 +GST is due.
The remaining tuition + GST must be paid before August 20, 2023.
Equal Payment Plans are Available by Request.
** Pay In Full Discounts In Effect**
By April 20 - 20% Discount!
By May 20 - 15% Discount!
By June 20 - 10% Discount!
on February 1, 2023
on July 20, 2023
If you miss a class we cannot accommodate rescheduling. We have a full training schedule for the months of September and October. The weekly calls are not available to be rescheduled.
Refund & Cancellation Policy
If you cancel your registration into the program by July 22, 2023 we will refund your money minus a $200 administration fee.
If you cancel your registration into the program after July 22, 2023 we will not provide a refund.