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May 25 - 27, 2018 - CATTLE RANCH / Granarolo dell Emilia (BO) ITALY


May 25 - 27, 2018




will soon visit horse lovers around Bologna!



You are welcome to attend the Demo and Private Coaching Course

designed for professionals and amateur-owner horse lovers.



Friday night Demonstration (limit 2)



Saturday and Sunday Private Coaching (limit 4 riders / horses per day)


Question and Answer Sessions Between


Who benefits?


Horses and their riders and trainers who enjoy

western riding, dressage and  jumping! 


Trainers of competition horses, and horses intended for private and public recreational use, will learn how to prepare foals and colts for balanced maneuvers and excellent manners on and off the lead or lunge line. 


Other topics of interest will include:



Teaching the horse to stand still,

to be tied,

to offer the hooves politely,

to accept the bridle and saddle,

to change posture at the standstill and while moving,

to make snooth up and downward transitions in a straight line,

to make smooth upward and downward transitions on a circle,

to back up straight,

to back up to the left,

to back up to the right,

to turn left with the hips and forehand,

to turn right with the hips and forehand,


and to understand how to use the widely misunderstood art of true collection to




By the way, really, what is collection?  Once could wonder.


And, why is so much importance assigned to this controversial posture and exercise?


One wonders about this, too.  


Leslie will demonstrate and explain clearly, in detail, how to make best use of true collection that is understood by the horse.


She will show you how to recognize the posture that identifies it, and how to make best use of its various parts, aspects and potential for ultimate benefit and calrity to the horse about the timing, placement and speed of his feet --  on the ground, and under saddle.


No special equipment is used or required for this course.   




Marconi, 26

Granarolo dell Emilia (BO) ITALY 40057


Stefano and Cristina Petazzoni


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+39 320 4668322 (Stefano)

 +39  320 2264756  (Cristina) 


The Demo and Private sessions are open to the public!


Visitors 16 years and under welcome at no charge.



with Question & Answer Session

FRIDAY  /  May 25, 2018    6:00 - 9:00   (Limit 2 horses)


Do you have a real problem with your horse?

Does he have difficulty understanding you? 


Consider bringing a horse like this to the Demo for Leslie to evaluate

and make recommendtions for you both, on a good way forward.

You will come to know Leslie at this time.

She behaves in a way that horses clearly understand.

Leslie explains exactly how she gets the results she does.

Her skills are not widely known or practised.

She will demonstrate her method precisely.

During the weekend her students will be taught how to

educate and manage a horse the way she does.



(NOTE: Riders are not required to pay any additional spectator fees during the weekend. One owner of a demo horse is not rquired to pay a spectator fee Friday evening.) 


DEMO HORSE - Frday night (limit 2 horses for the evening):   250 EUROS. 


COME WITH A HORSE - single session private coaching:   250 EUROS. 


COME WITH A HORSE - double session private coaching:   475 EUROS


In one session with Leslie -- whether you come to watch or bring a horse to the demonstration or private coaching -- you will learn useful techniques and ideas that will lead you to some new and successful interactions with your horse when you get home!

SATURDAY  /  May 26, 2018

9:00 – 10:30  Session 1

10:30 Coffee Break

 11:00 – 12:30   Session 2

12:30 – 14:00  LUNCH

 14:00 – 15:30   Session 3

Coffee Break

 16:00 - 17:30   Session 4



SUNDAY  /  May 27, 2018

9:00 – 10:30  Session 1

10:30 Coffee Break

 11:00 – 12:30   Session 2

12:30 – 14:00  LUNCH


 14:00 – 15:30   Session 3

Coffee Break

 16:00 - 17:30   Session 4


DISCOUNT on 3-day ADULT spectator ticket >>>  90 EUROS



DISCOUNT on 3-day YOUTH (Ages 17 - 21 yrs.)  ticket >>> 70  EUROS






FRIDAY  / YOUTH  (17 - 21 Yrs.)    30 EUROS 




SATURDAY  /  YOUTH  (17 - 21 yrs.) SPECTATOR  30 EUROS. 





SUNDAY  / YOUTH  (17 - 21 yrs.)   30 EUROS

PLEASE help all of us this weekend:

There are plenty of dogs here at the ranch.

In advance, may we say "THANK YOU" to spectators

for making other arrangements for your dogs! 

We look forward to having your company at the

CATTLE RANCH, v. Marconi, 26, Granarolo dell Emilia.

This is a this special chance to learn more about how horses work and what they really need us toknow about them! 


Thank you, Stefano and Cristina!

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NOTE:  This is a rain or shine event, so please come prepared for any weather!  

If you are traveling by car, PLEASE....bring a chair, an umbrella, sunscreen, mosquito repellant and something to drink! 



If you are coming from abroad your seating will be provided, and the meals and beverage will be available on site for a reasonable fee. 


Feel welcome to bring your own provisions, if you prefer!

 See you soon!