A collaboration hosted and facilitated by Alissa Mayer EHSE-C, creator of A Somatic Approach to Horsemanship™ and JoAnna Mendl Shaw, Artistic Director of The Equus Projects.

May 29-31 & July 17-21, 2020 - Oakridge, Oregon USA



Farm-Stay Options

Stay on the farm in one of our cabins, the shared farmhouse, or camp on the property in your tent or one of ours (inquire for availability via email to

The Oakridge Lodge & Guesthouse B&B

10 minutes from the farm in Uptown Oakridge

Air B&B

Several AirB&B locations available nearby - search Oakridge or Westfir, Oregon

Additional Accommodations and Area Attractions

Event details & Schedule

All activities will take place at Wild Prairie Ranch, 4 miles above the towns of Westfir & Oakridge,

May 29-31, 2020 - Wild Prairie Ranch

Day 1 - Friday May 29, 5-8pm - Welcome Dinner/Presentation @ Wild Prairie Ranch
Day 2 - Saturday May 30 8:30am-5pm - LAB @ Wild Prairie Ranch
Day 3 - Sunday May 31 8:30am-4pm - LAB @ Wild Prairie Ranch

July 17-21, 2020 - Wild Prairie Ranch

Day 1 - Friday July 17, 5-8pm - Welcome Dinner/Presentations Day 2 - Saturday July 18, 8:30am-5pm - LAB/RETREAT @ Wild Prairie Ranch Day 3 - Sunday July 19, 8:30am-5pm - LAB/RETREAT @ Wild Prairie Ranch Day 4 - Monday July 20, 8:30am-5pm - FOCUS Day @ Wild Prairie Ranch Day 5 - Tuesday July 21, 9am-2pm - FOCUS/REHEARSAL6pm - PERFORMANCE @ Wild Prairie Ranch


Get Here

FLY - to Eugene, Oregon (EUG) or Redmond, Oregon (RDM)

DRIVE - from EUG 1 hr, from Redmond/Bend 2 hrs (car rentals avail.)

TRAIN - Amtrak will get you to Downtown Eugene

BUS - The Diamond Express goes from the Amtrak Station in Eugene to Oakridge 3x/day M-F (7:40am, 10:40am & 5:30pm) $2.50 fare one-way, 1+ hour travel time.

We can arrange to pick you up in Oakridge and drive you to the farm or other local accommodations when you arrive. Thereafter, you will have to coordinate with other participants to get around! We strongly suggest you plan to stay in Oakridge or Westfir, as all other surrounding towns are quite far away.


The ranch address and directions will be included in your registration materials.