The Horsemanship Academy was founded in Aiken, SC in 2005.

Julie created Dragonfly Farm as a place to develop her skills and share her knowledge with others.  

Registration in Club AHA or the Study Program is encouraged but not mandatory to participate in a clinic. These events are designed to work with the online material.

EVENTS with Julie Robins @

The Horsemanship Academy

All Events are held at Dragonfly Farm located at 590 Implement Rd, Aiken, SC otherwise unless noted.  All events are weather dependent. 

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Mon-Sun, Oct.11-17:  Retired Racehorse Makeover, Julie judging the Freestyle Event in Lexington, KY

Fri-Sat, Oct. 22-23: Study Group Lesson Learning Clinic, Ride times to be announced.

Sat, Oct. 30:  Halloween Obstacle & De-spooking Clinic, 10am-3pm. Participants bring their horse and work thru a variety of obstacles and confidence building exercises. Cost: $175,    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Club AHA Member see your email for your coupon code to get your 20% discount.


Sat, Nov. 13: Working Equitation Clinic, 10am-3pm.  Participants will work through an Ease of Handling Course with coaching and support.  Those who are new to the sport are welcome and we will start the day with the intro to the sport.  Cost: $175, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Club AHA Member see your email for your coupon code to get your 20% discount.

Sun, Nov. 14: Working Equitation Schooling Day, 10 am-3 pm.  Reserve your time slot to ride the WE Ease of Handling Course.  Cost: $25, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  Club AHA Members Free-please email [email protected] for your time spot.

Fri-Sat, Nov. 19-20:  Study Group Lesson Learning Clinic, Ride time to be announced.


Thurs-Fri, Dec. 2-3: Fall Semester Student Clinic

Sat, Dec. 4: Working Equitation Schooling Show.  In-hand and riding classes will be available.  We will be doing Ease of Handling and Speed Rounds only (no dressage)  Show Bill available Oct. 20, 2021

Wed, Dec. 8:  Annual Christmas Party, 6pm

Wed, Dec. 15: End of Semester Call, 7 pm for Fall Semester Students

Hi, I'm Julie Robins and I look forward to meeting you and your horse!

I’m an Equine Behavior Specialist with a passion for helping equestrians confidently develop attentive, relaxed and connected equine partnership for any discipline without frustration, fear and overwhelm.   My passion in life is helping you and your horse have a stronger and more effective relationship filled with FUN and SAFETY!

Confidently Connect with your horse using the AHA Process

Julie developed the AHA Process for people like you!  Her signature system has help hundreds and hundreds of people transform their relationship with their horse, building confidence, connection, and communication.  Regardless of discipline, Julie's knowledge and experience will help you unlock the secrets to a deeply bonded  relationship with your horse.

Comments from Event Participants:

"I so enjoyed the clinic, I never dreamed my horse and I would make such rapid progress!"  Carol

"Your instruction was clear and I will be adding these wonderful exercises into my work with my horse!"  Gayl

"We now work in partnership because I learned how to communicate and the difference has been nothing short of amazing!" Kathy


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