The Four Harmony Foundation at Pine Knoll Farm
9863 Lexington Road, Lancaster, Ky. 40444
Tel: 859-548-4162 fax 859-548-2628

Wed-Fri April 7,8,9
Chris Irwin Clinic 

Internationally acclaimed Author and Trainer 
Chris Irwin will be conducting Independant Sessions.  
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Fri APRIL 30 - Sun May 2
Integrated HorseMastery Clinic 2004 
with Top Horse Industry Experts

A single moment of understanding can flood a whole life with meaning" Attending this clinic can effect radical positive change in your horsemanship. Enrollment in the IntegratedHorseMastery Clinic provides you with intensive 
contact with top experts: 
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Judith Shoemaker, DVM is one of the top equine chiropractors in the world. She has a wealth of knowledge and provides a whole new way of understanding your horse. 
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Janalee Redmond, Riding 
Ms. Redmond was longlisted in the Olympic Games and and will share her experience of competing on an international level. 
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Friday - Sunday, 
May 14, 15, 16 
Chris Irwin Clinic
'Train the Trainer Program' 
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Friday - Sunday, 
July 16, 17, 18 
Chris Irwin Clinic
'Train the Trainer Program' 
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For Chris' event information, 
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Our 2nd annual "In Honor of the Horse" symposium is currently scheduled for 25th and 26th September, 2004

Featuring Chris Irwin

In conjunction with the Idea Festival, Lexington, Kentucky
2004 theme : The Minds Eye : Exploring Consciousness
22nd to 25th September, 2004

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September 25, 2004 - Gala dinner - Pink Sands and Bluegrass fundraiser for the Four Harmony Foundation.

"Pink Sands and Bluegrass" will provide support needed for continued funding of our non-profit foundation to continue to provide these services. It will be a magical evening that incorporates the mood, music and food of both the pink sands of Bermuda and the bluegrass of Kentucky. Our Chef will prepare dishes that are indicative of their respective cultures, and music from both cultures will be represented.

A silent auction will be held which will include a three day stay at the beautiful "Reefs" hotel in Bermuda. The package also includes morning horse back ride, glass bottom boat tour to the reefs, brunch at the at Henry VIII Pub and much more. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. The gala is the opening night of our innovative 2 day educational symposium.

September 25th & 26th, 2004 - "In Honor of the Horse" symposium and fundraiser for the Four Harmony Foundation.

"In Honor of the Horse" is a symposium dedicated to learning about communicating with horses, horsemanship, training, riding, nutrition, biomechanics and health management, equine assisted therapy and personal development.

The biographies are followed by the name of lecture/demonstration.

Chris Irwin is one of the most successful horse whisperers in North America. Chris travels extensively coaching both horses and riders in the non resistance bonding process he has developed over the last two decades. He writes regularly for equestrian magazines and is the best selling author of "Horses Don't Lie". A trainer of trainers, his teaching methods are creative, multidimensional, and the scope and impact of his coaching reaches far beyond the borders of the horse industry. Called THE RENAISSANCE HORSEMAN, Chris is an intriguing messenger who is ushering in a new wave of information throughout the international equestrian scene.
Discover Your Horsepower with Chris Irwin

In "Horses Don't Lie" his message is clear. "What horses need to hear from us is what many of us would like to hear from ourselves, and each other. They need us to be assertive yet non-threatening. They need us to be both strong and compassionate. In short, horses need us to be our best selves."
Walking the Talk of Leadership

Judith M. Shoemaker
, DVM, is an Internationally known practitioner and educator in complementary veterinary medicine and therapy, Dr. Shoemaker is a certified veterinary acupuncturist through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and a charter member of the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. Dr. Shoemaker's commitment to supporting the balance that allows optimal health for all beings has led to her current holistic practice and teaching of chiropractic, acupuncture and farriery.
Introduction to Bio-mechanical and Neurologic Management

Chris Cahill, DVM, is a 1973 graduate of Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. With many years of experience in equine management Dr. Cahill completed the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society certification course in 1992 and has been in private practice here in Lexington since that time. His practice is exclusively equine acupuncture seeing both the thoroughbred racehorse and sport horse clientele.
Listening to Your Horse Through Acupuncture

James G. Helfter
, President of Advanced Biological Concepts, a manufacturer of natural feed supplements and nutritional additives. Working hand in hand with holistic veterinarians to stay on top of current health concerns by providing state of the art nutritional feed supplements and water additives Advanced Biological Concepts supports the equine industry..
Dysbiosis in Horses

Kirsten Johnston
represents Kesmarc, LLC, a therapy center in Lexington, Kentucky housing a revolutionary hyperbaric oxygen chamber. Equine medicine now has the opportunity to utilize this adjunctive therapy to speed healing in equine injuries and illnesses, and to successfully treat many such injuries and illnesses which were previously thought untreatable.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Mimi Porter
received an MS degree in 1975 from the University of Kentucky and was certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association. In 1982, Equine Therapy, Inc. was founded with the goal of providing the same skilled sports medicine for the equine athlete. In 1996, Mimi served as the staff equine therapist at the Atlanta Olympic Games. In 1999, Mimi developed the first college curriculum in equine therapy, which is being taught at Midway College, Kentucky.
Equine Therapy

Doreen Hudson
, co-founder Respond Systems, has a Bachelor of Science degree from Skidmore College, and has taken graduate courses at Syracuse University and Wesleyan University. She will be explaining how pulsing magnetic field therapy systems and how therapeutic laser systems can help our equine and canine friends heal their injuries more rapidly.
Magnetic and Laser Therapy

Tom Swerzek
, DVM, is a veterinary pathologist in the Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky. He has discovered the etiology and pathogenesis of diseases of animals of many different species. His studies include the relationship between nutrition and infectious and metabolic diseases of livestock. His research has shown that mineral and electrolyte imbalances play an important part in the development of many diseases.
Enhancement of Natural Healing

Lee Follett
, IAED/C, is an equine dental technician certified by the International Association of Equine Dentistry and a 1999 graduate of The American School of Equine Dentistry. He currently practices in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, and Kentucky. Lee lectures frequently for Purina Mills, colleges, and various horse clubs in an effort to share the advancements of modern equine dentistry and its relationship to the performance of the horse.
Proper Equine Dentistry

Carol Brett
, co-founder of BALANCE organization UK. Carol is an accomplished rider and trainer. She will present a thought provoking and informative lecture/demo which addresses some of the 'all to common' saddle related disabilities seen in the ridden horse. Because of the unbalanced emphasis on rider comfort for many years, most modern saddles and saddle fitting methods inhibit natural patterns of movement and weight distribution that even the most talented rider cannot over-ride (excuse the pun!).
Saddling for the 21st Century

Dehra H. Glueck
, MD, double majored in philosophy and biology at Washington University in St. Louis, then attended medical school at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Glueck is currently completing a residency combining primary care pediatrics with adult, child, and adolescent psychiatry. Having completed an internship in Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy at Epona Equestrian Services in Tucson, Arizona Dr. Glueck is integrating an understanding for the development of effective therapy in this rapidly growing field.
Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy - Principles and Practice

Kay Cansle
r holds a Master's in Education degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and specialty certifications in the area of Reboundolgogy, Lymphology and Certified Nutritional Consulting. With Dr. Young, founder of Young Living Essential Oils, her training included the science and application of oils, distillation and the chemistry of oils. Additionally, she had the honor of studying with Dr. Jean Claude Lapraz and Dr. Daniel Penoel, two of the world's leading authorities on essential oils from France.
Gifts of Magi

Deborah Bowerman-Davies
has made working with people and training horses her life long path As a rider she has competed internationally, and she has studied biomechanics, and mental and emotional development of horses both in competition and a non-competitive environment.. Deborah holds numerous instructor certifications and uses her many abilities and experiences to help change the life of horses and people.
All The Horses Children
Deborah is also a member of Pine Knoll Farm staff


Trina McGuire our Farm Manager wears many "hats" everyday! Trina teaches beginners, conducts farm tours and is responsible for the health and well being of all the horses at Pine Knoll Farm. Because of Trina and her excellent staff Pine Knoll Farm is the happy, healthy place it is.

Pamela Shirley
, MD, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in zoology and a medical degree (MD). She completed her psychiatric training at the UK College of Medicine and is Board Certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. She is developing the equine-assisted psychotherapy and personal development services at the farm.

Riyad Gandhy
is a respected trainer and instructor with extensive experience with top dressage trainers. He has spent the past three years training and riding with International Coach/Judge, Olympic three-day event rider Jim Graham.

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