East Valley Ranch is proud to host a variety of conferences and training throughout the year. Away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world, East Valley Ranch—our beautifully appointed lodge with private chef, comfortable indoor meeting spaces, and plenty of recreational activities in our serene valley—is the ideal location for conferences and training. We work closely with all kinds of organizations to set up the perfect getaway for your group. We are happy to help you set up your conference, including the coordination of logistics: transportation, scheduling, meals, room assignments, and much more. Download our Presenter Packet.


Certified Horsemanship Association Standard Instructor Clinic

2020 Dates TBD

Become a CHA certified riding instructor in English and/or Western disciplines. Five levels of certification can be achieved in the clinic, ranging from assistant instructor to CHA clinician. Your certification level will be at the sole discretion of the clinic staff and no certification of any kind is guaranteed.

The certification process is comprised of evaluation by two certified CHA clinicians over the course of the five-day clinic. The clinic will involve teaching at least four practice lessons, a riding evaluation, a written test and participation in workshops on risk management, teaching techniques, professionalism, and herd management.

Wilderness First Responder Course

December 27, 2019 – Jan 3, 2020 (optional arrival on Dec 26th)
April 3 – 10, 2020 (optional arrival on April 2nd)
June 1, 2020 – June 8, 2020 (optional arrival on May 31)

The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal emergency medical training for leaders in remote areas. Outdoor educators, wilderness guides, members of the military, professional search and rescue teams, field researchers, and individuals involved in disaster relief will gain valuable skills from this comprehensive and practical curriculum. The course includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary.