2015 Courses Released!

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The Parelli Education Institute is excited to announce our 2015 Course Schedule.  We are even more excited to announce that Campus Courses are returning back to the East Coast, on the Ocala, Florida Campus!  These courses are in addition to a full schedule of courses on our Pagosa Springs, Colorado Campus. We will be offering from 1-week through 10-week courses throughout the year, from Beginning Level 1 through Level 4+ topics.  The course titles are too many to list, but … [Read more...]

California Rally Roundup Fundraiser Event

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DATES: October 18 – 19, 2014 LOCATION: Atwood Ranch Red Bluff, CA DONATIONS: $100/day/person with horse or $50/day/person horseless. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 26th, 2014 CONTACT: Erin Fowle efowle96027@gmail.com ACTIVITIES: Spotlights, Q & A, Horseless Activities, Lessons: 4 Savvys in Levels 1-4, Savvy Stations, Parelli Games, Horseless Tournament. All proceeds to benefit the Parelli Education Institute. Registration information and updates can be found on the Facebook … [Read more...]

Road to the Summit Horse Auction Website now LIVE!

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Unique opportunity to own the horse of your dreams!  The bidding is underway – and you can be a part of it! The Parelli Education Institute’s“Road to the Summit” horse auction website is now live and you can join in the fun by placing your bids on one or more of the eight beautiful, Parelli-trained, Atwood Ranch horses by going to: http://www.biddingowl.com/parellieducationinst. The auction website includes photos, short bios, and links to additional information about the … [Read more...]

Road to the Summit


Atwood Ranch has combined forces with the Parelli Education Institute to present the Road to the Summit. challenge you to an experience like Road to the Horse, the Mustang Challenge and Horsemen’s Re-Union but without the time constraints of traditional colt starting events and without the competitive nature of predatory participants. Eight top Parelli instructor teams were chosen from our applicants, and they drew horses on a random basis from among long yearlings donated … [Read more...]

2014 Annual Benefit Gala

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You Are Invited to our Annual Benefit Gala Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 @ 6:30-8:30 pm at the Pagosa Springs, Colorado Summit. Held at our own Lodge Center of the Pagosa Springs Ranch Campus. EXCLUSIVE EVENT Only 100 tickets will be sold. Buy your ticket at the Summit! Price cost is $60 the week of the event. The Gala will include a FASHION SHOW, a LIVE AUCTION, a SILENT AUCTION, GENEROUS APPETIZERS, an EMCEE, and LIVE MUSIC. … [Read more...]

Learn Best Practices in Therapeutic Horsemanship


If you are interested in or work in the field of therapeutic horsemanship, you will want to participate in Parelli Education Institute’s specialty courses this summer and fall. The courses are geared toward leaders in the therapeutic horsemanship industry who would like to create safer and more effective programs as well as for licensed Parelli Professionals who are interested in learning how to serve therapeutic centers. … [Read more...]

Texas Rally Roundup 2014

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Come join us for more fun, more learning than ever before in all four savvys. 10+ Parelli Instructors sharing their knowledge! All proceeds go to the Parelli Education Institute. All this and much, much more for the unbelievably low price of $150 for 1 day and $250 for 2 days. For an additional donation of $25 you may dine Saturday evening at a catered BBQ with Texas’ finest Parelli instructors. Will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds located at 1305 E. Blue … [Read more...]

Congratulations to Parelli Education Institute spokesperson Lauren Barwick

Lauren Barwick, 4-Star Senior Instructor

Congratulations Lauren Barwick! Lauren Barwick, para-equestrian Olympic medal-winner and Parelli Education Institute spokesperson, now tops the rankings as the number one para-equestrian rider in the world. We are proud to have her as part of our team. This story from Horsetalk New Zealand has the details: … [Read more...]

An Introduction to the Parelli Campus

Pagosa Springs, Colorado – At first glance, the entrance to the campus is just as expected: a long and scenic driveway surrounded by mountains on one side and, as you approach the main area, vast green hills popping out from every angle. And then there’s the gleaming white dominance of the big top; a large and famous tent which has been host to many events. It is a great reminder of where you are and why! From the moment you arrive, whether you are a visitor, student, … [Read more...]

“Natural Horsemanship Professionals for Maine” Scholarship

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We are excited to announce that Cindy Dumaine was awarded this scholarship, which she will be applying towards the Riding with Confidence and Journey to Level 4 courses this summer. A generous donor created a specialty scholarship to encourage natural horsemanship education in the state of Maine. Preference was given to a horsewoman who is female, age 40 or older, and a Maine resident, with aspirations to become a natural horsemanship instructor. The scholarship is for up … [Read more...]