Are you wondering what the Harmony Horsemanship Instructor Levels mean?
Entry level instructors that are qualified to teach lessons with groups up to 6 people. They have passed the same content and testing as a level 2, but they do not yet have the experience of coaching and providing feedback so they are at a level 1.
Working level instructors that have a minimum of 2 years experience coaching. They are able to teach groups and a variety of levels. They have passed the same testing as level 1 instructors, but they have more experience coaching and providing feedback.
Level 3L and 3:
Professional level instructors with a minimum of 5 years experience coaching. They are able to teach clinics and workshops as well as lessons. They have passed the same testing as level 1 and 2 instructors plus they have demonstrated the calm connection exercises and A,B,C’s at Liberty for 3L, and if they are Level 3 they have shown those skills at both liberty and bridleless with a horse they trained themselves.
Professional Plus level instructors that have a lot of experience and are able to give advanced clinics and courses.If they are 4L they have also demonstrated liberty work with a variety of horses that they have trained themselves, and if they are Level 4 they have shown those skills at both liberty and bridleless with a variety of horses. They have also passed an advanced knowledge exam, and have a minimum of 7 years coaching experience, with several years practicing Harmony Horsemanship.
Master level instructors are able to teach other instructors and examine other instructors. They have strategies to teach any horse that shows up at a clinic or course.