Take a tour of Horses Naturally!
"Dawn Bonin has helped me so much with my Standardbred, Ironworkers DJ, in a remarkably few number of lessons...The one rein stop works, and Dawn is patient enough to keep pointing this out in a calm and helpful way. I've owned horses for 24 years, and it's humbling to realize that after all that time, I can still manage to ride ineffectively. Luckily, Dawn has come along, so at long last I can turn the trend around. I've told my husband she's probably saved my life. Without her help, it's very possible DJ and I would be bolting across the countryside, headed for a wreck."...continued
Mary Crombie Geer Glastonbury (Age 62)
Natural Horsemanship at Babcock Hill Equestrian Center with Dawn Bonin.
Now offering boarding with 25 stalls, 30+ acres, 2 outdoor rings, an indoor ring, and miles of trails. Come join us where fun and horses goes together.
577 Babcock Hill Road, Coventry, CT 06238
Natural Horsemanship is a method of relating to and communicating with horses. Communicating using pressure and the release of pressure. Learning how to understand the horse's body language. Working, training and riding in a way that complements the horse's personality and instincts.
As a horse trainer and instructor I teach horses and people in a way they can understand and help them communicate better with each other.
Please contact me for more information about training your horse and you!
$10 for pony rides ~10min (10yrs and under)
$50 for private lesson.
$150 for beginner starter lesson package (3 private lessons plus Dawn's instructional video).
$180 for package of four lessons (4 lessons).
Training: $340/month 2 days per week. $580 month 4 days per week.
Clinics (off property) $55/person (minimum of 3 people for 2 hours).
Also offering demos and training, please contact for prices.
Have Dawn give a clinic at your barn!
Training at your barn - Get 3 riders together and we will work horses for 2hrs. $55/person. (3 hrs if 5 or more riders). You decide how you would like to split the time. Group lesson, individuals, or combination. Call for price/time quote if you have group larger than 6 people. Travel charge will apply if further than 20 miles.
"Dawn has a great gift of seeing through the eyes of a horse. She understands their behavior and how to work with them on their terms instead of using dominance, intimidation or force." Leslie Wolf ESMT
Now available from Dawn Bonin! The absolutely best fly spray ever. It is totally safe for you and your horse. Not a fly killer but a fly repellant. Not a poison. Lasts up to TWO days! Try Whup-A-Bug today! Contact Dawn for more information.
Whup-A-Bug® is an all natural eco-friendly and botanicals based insect repellent created and manufactured in America. It is safe for use on family members of all ages, pets, horses, and other livestock.
- Safe for the entire family to use
- Made in America
- All Whup-A-Bug® ingredients are
- Pleasant smell
- Safe for all surfaces, including clothes
- All-natural green product