Foundation Progress

This is a 2 week course focused on going through all the elements of the Parelli Foundation to fill in any gaps or to get a deeper understanding of the importance in setting a horse up to do what ever it is you want.

Clinic are a great place to get an injection of information to keep you going for a few months afterwards, though a course like this is to give you time to get it all solid and reinforced in you and your horse.

What will be covered: 

– The 8 Priciples of Natural Horsemanship
– Patterns
– Tools and tool handling skills
– Trailer Loading
– One Rein riding
– Rein positions
– Carrot Stick riding
– Liberty

Week 1 – Monday 9th to Friday 13th April 2018
Week 2 – Monday 16th – Friday 20th April 2018

‘Tanginup’ 25614 South Western Hwy, Yornup 6256
14km South of Bridgetown, WA


From Bridgetown (from the North) head south on the Southwest Highway for 14km until you reach the township of Yornup, stay on the highway and continue through the town once you’ve past the 110km the driveway to the property is 300m on the right hand side.
The property number is 25614 on a large timber letter box.

From Manjimup (from the South) head north on the South Western Hwy for 23km once over the Donnelly River Bridge the Property is 1km past on the left hand side.   The property number is 25614 on a large timber letter box.


Savvy Club Member – $2000 for the 10 days
Non Savvy Club Member – $2200 for the 10 days


  1. Students studying Level 2 or above of the Parelli Program or, must have completed Offical Level 1.
  2. Student that has a solid understanding of Natural Horsemanship and is a competent at walk, trot and canter.
  3. contact Sam directly to see if you’re competent to attend the camp.

Horses should be well prepared including their fitness and their feet.
There will not be a vet on site.

When can we arrive and depart?

You will arrive the 8th of April to Tanginup, (Sam’s Property) by 3pm. We will finish up at camp on the 20th of April and you will depart the morning of the 21st (Saturday) before 10am.

Will horse be in together as a herd or yarded separately?

All the horses will be kept in a indivual yards.

Is there mobile service/coverage at the property?

There is very good mobile coverage, if you have Telstra as your service provider.

How many people will be attending?

Participant positions are limited to 10 students.

Will food be provided?

Wednesday night dinner will be provided.

Will there be camping available at the facilities?

Yes, there will be a camping area, though it will be very basic facilities, portable shower and portable toilets.
There is no power available for plug in.

Here is a list of accommadation available in the local area.
‘Glenlynn Cottages’  7.5km Away

‘Lucieville Farm Chalets’  4km Away

‘Sunny Hurst Chalets’ 18km Away

‘Bridgetown Caravan Park’ 14km Away

What should we bring?

For your horse:

  • Saddle and Pad
  • Horseman’s rope halter and 12′ Line
  • Horseman’s Natural Hackamore
  • Natural Snaffle Bridle with Horseman’s Reins or Cradle Bridle
  • 22′ Line
  • 45′ Line
  • Carrot Stick and Savvy String
  • Horse feed

Camp Application Form