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OSPHOS clodronate injection Bisphosphonate For use in horses only Brief Summary For Full Prescribing Information see package insert CAUTION Federal USA law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian DESCRIPTION Clodronate disodium is a non amino chlorocontaining bisphosphonate Chemically clodronate disodium is dichloromethylene diphosphonic acid disodium salt and is manufactured from the tetrahydrate form INDICATION For the control of clinical signs associated with navicular syndrome in horses CONTRAINDICATIONS Horses with hypersensitivity to clodronate disodium should not receive OSPHOS WARNINGS Do not use in horses intended for human consumption HUMAN WARNINGS Not for human use Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children Consult a physician in case of accidental human exposure PRECAUTIONS As a class bisphosphonates may be associated with gastrointestinal and renal toxicity Sensitivity to drug associated adverse reactions varies with the individual patient Renal and gastrointestinal adverse reactions may be associated with plasma concentrations of the drug Bisphosphonates are excreted by the kidney therefore conditions causing renal impairment may increase plasma bisphosphonate concentrations resulting in an increased risk for adverse reactions Concurrent administration of other potentially nephrotoxic drugs should be approached with caution and renal function should be monitored Use of bisphosphonates in patients with conditions or diseases affecting renal function is not recommended Administration of bisphosphonates has been associated with abdominal pain colic discomfort and agitation in horses Clinical signs usually occur shortly after drug administration and may be associated with alterations in intestinal motility In horses treated with OSPHOS these clinical signs usually began within 2 hours of treatment Horses should be monitored for at least 2 hours following administration of OSPHOS Easily Administered OSPHOS controls the clinical signs associated with Navicular Syndrome via intramuscular injection Well Tolerated in clinical trials Proven Efficacy at 6 months post treatment No Reconstitution Required Learn more online www dechra us com www osphos com As with all drugs side effects may occur In field studies the most common side effects reported were signs of discomfort or nervousness colic and or pawing OSPHOS should not be used in pregnant or lactating mares or mares intended for breeding Use of OSPHOS in patients with conditions affecting renal function or mineral or electrolyte homeostasis is not recommended Refer to the prescribing information for complete details or visit www dechra us com or call 866 933 2472 CAUTION Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of licensed veterinarian Freedom of Information Summary Original New Animal Drug Application NADA 141 427 for OSPHOS April 28 2014 Dechra Veterinary Products US and the Dechra D logo are registered trademarks of Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC 2016 Dechra Ltd Bisphosphonates affect plasma concentrations of some minerals and electrolytes such as calcium magnesium and potassium immediately post treatment with effects lasting up to several hours Caution should be used when administering bisphosphonates to horses with conditions affecting mineral or electrolyte homeostasis e g hyperkalemic periodic paralysis hypocalcemia etc The safe use of OSPHOS has not been evaluated in horses less than 4 years of age The effect of bisphosphonates on the skeleton of growing horses has not been studied however bisphosphonates inhibit osteoclast activity which impacts bone turnover and may affect bone growth Bisphosphonates should not be used in pregnant or lactating mares or mares intended for breeding The safe use of OSPHOS has not been evaluated in breeding horses or pregnant or lactating mares Bisphosphonates are incorporated into the bone matrix from where they are gradually released over periods of months to years The extent of bisphosphonate incorporation into adult bone and hence the amount available for release back into the systemic circulation is directly related to the total dose and duration of bisphosphonate use Bisphosphonates have been shown to cause fetal developmental abnormalities in laboratory animals The uptake of bisphosphonates into fetal bone may be greater than into maternal bone creating a possible risk for skeletal or other abnormalities in the fetus Many drugs including bisphosphonates may be excreted in milk and may be absorbed by nursing animals Increased bone fragility has been observed in animals treated with bisphosphonates at high doses or for long periods of time Bisphosphonates inhibit bone resorption and decrease bone turnover which may lead to an inability to repair micro damage within the bone In humans atypical femur fractures have been reported in patients on long term bisphosphonate therapy however a causal relationship has not been established ADVERSE REACTIONS The most common adverse reactions reported in the field study were clinical signs of discomfort or nervousness colic and or pawing Other signs reported were lip licking yawning head shaking injection site swelling and hives pruritus Distributed by Dechra Veterinary Products 7015 College Boulevard Suite 525 Overland Park KS 66211 866 933 2472 2016 Dechra Ltd OSPHOS is a registered trademark of Dechra Ltd All rights reserved NADA 141 427 Approved by FDA
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The Competitive Equestrian May June 2017 FLYING CHANGES CONTENTS May 2017 Vol XXIIV No 5 McLain Ward USA Champagne Celebration Photo Credit Alden Corrigan Media Cover Susan Weisman s Concept Alden Corrigan Media Show News 8 34 FEI WORLD CUP FINALS OMAHA 2017 18 52 HITS 60 BLENHEIM EQUISPORTS 2017 Service Section 93 97 106 111 CALENDAR TRAINER DIRECTORY SERVICES DIRECTORY ADVERTISERS Club News Features Articles Contributing Writers 8 McLain Ward The Story Behind a World Champion 18 Mandy Porter Newly Minted Member of the 1 000 000 Club 34 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Gallery 42 Mother s Day 46 Success Longevity and Loyalty Define Rainbow Canyon Ranch 52 Hope Glynn and Lake of Stars 54 Home Is Where Your Mother Is 56 Like Mother Like Daughter Kristin and Tyler 60 Reproductive Considerations for the Show Season 66 Julie Ronning Dressage Exercises 68 FEI World Cup Dressage Gallery 74 Saddle Fit and Wide Horses 77 EQUESTRIANS INSTITUTE 80 OREGON DRESSAGE SOCIETY 84 OREGON REGION U S PONY CLUB 86 OREGON HUNTER JUMPER ASSOCIATION 88 WASHINGTON STATE HUNTER JUMPER ASSOCIATION 90 WOODBROOK HUNT CLUB CORIE TOWNSEND ESTHER HAHN MACELLA O NEILL JACKIE MCFARLAND BARBARA PINNELLA LAUREN DAVIS BAKER JENNIFER WOOD MEDIA INC PHELPS MEDIA GROUP CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS OAKHURST EQUINE CLINIC Contributing Photographers ALDEN CORRIGAN MEDIA MARY CORNELIOUS DEB DAWSON JULIE WARD ESI PHOTOGRAPHY Publisher Flying Changes The Competitive Equestrian Silver Oaks Marketing LLC Equestrian Communications USA LLC Editor TheCompetitiveEquestrian com Mail FlyingChanges com 2017 by Silver Oaks Marketing LLC all rights reserved This publication may not be reproduced or quoted in whole or in part by any means printed or electronic without the written consent of the publisher Not responsible for replacing issues not delivered due to address changes received after mailing date Submissions Magazines will gladly consider all articles news letters and photographs for publication but assumes no responsibility for unsolicited material Submissions may be edited Congratulations and News Reviews items are published free of charge Letters are assumed publishable unless we are advised otherwise All submissions should meet our ad deadline to facilitate inclusion in next issue 4 Your Sport Your News Your Business May 2017
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McLain Ward and HH Azur
McLain Ward and HH Azur
McLain Ward and HH Azur McLain Ward The Story Behind A World Champion By Esther Hahn Photos by Alden Corrigan Media and from the private collection of McLain Ward More and more as the sport has become more sophisticated more difficult with more facets to the operation the support teams are more and more essential The common denominator in the athletes who are consistently the best in this sport is the support team McLain Ward McLain and Lauren Ward
McLain Ward and HH Azur  McLain Ward  The Story Behind A World Champion  By Esther Hahn Photos by Alden Corrigan Media and...
I n the sport of show jumping very little can separate a win or a loss a fact that the newly minted 2017 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Finals champion McLain Ward poignantly shared shortly after winning the title in April He finally had the title on his 17th appearance to add to an already illustrious career one that shows no signs of peaking yet And at first glance it s easy to take McLain s success for granted Born into an equestrian family to a father with exceptional foresight in the sport McLain was afforded all the opportunities to develop But at the core McLain s rise to the top is a simple combination of hard work and an amazing team Without these people on my team it s not possible McLain said More and more as the sport has become more sophisticated more difficult with more facets to the operation the support teams are more and more essential The common denominator in the athletes who are consistently the best in this sport is the support team Manager Lee McKeever and Rothchild Anyone can have one horse and come up to compete at the top But the ones who stand the test of time have the people behind them It s been difficult at times it s a family relationship But the good that has come of it has paid us back very well In the horse world it s a family affair with a family including the horses the grooms the vets the farriers the sponsors the team at large And McLain is his best because of those who surround him McLain and HH Azur McLain and his mother Kris Ward A nurtured nature Born in Brewster New York to horse professional parents Barney and Kris Ward McLain had the path opened to him at an early age to pick up the reins and ride His first ride was when he was six months old Despite the early start according to the champion rider he didn t show immediate talent in the saddle But for those who know McLain will acknowledge that perseverance is one of his strongest traits And by the age of 14 McLain set a record as the youngest rider to win both the United States Equestrian Team s Show Jumping Talent Derby and the USET equitation medal final in the same year A year after his double victories a New York Times article from November 1991 describes McLain as already suave at the usually awkward age of 16 By this point the young talent was also riding in grand prix classes while simultaneously competing
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in medal finals Barney trained his son in the show jumping ring while Paul Valliere helped prepare McLain for the equitation classes a partnership that began when McLain was only 7 years old This was also a time when McLain was competing against his own father Never pressured into riding and competing by his parents McLain made the leap of his own volition And once he made the decision to follow in Barney s footsteps he and his father mirrored each other in their individual competitive drive I was born into this sport I ve had the best training you can get and I guess it was inevitable that I could be successful if I even tried at all McLain said in the aforementioned The New York Times article When asked if this quote still holds true almost three decades later McLain replied I did have every opportunity and continued to have every opportunity which I m grateful for Sometimes I ve done my job well and some of the time I haven t done as well I keep fighting working hard and I try to be the best I can be at any given moment To win the World Cup is the culmination of all that work Dreams realized McLain s words from his teenage years have taken on a prescient meaning now studied in retrospect For the decade that followed he progressed from balancing grand prix classes with his equitation to dominating the regional and national grand prix circuits to competing in his first World Cup Final in 1995 which marked his official entry to the top of the sport In 1997 Ward contributed to the United States victory in the inaugural Samsung Nations Cup Series This began a long string of Ward s individual winning performances that set him up for his first Olympic team gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics riding Sapphire Finding this mare of a lifetime for McLain can be traced back to a friendship that Barney began shortly after McLain was born The first time I met Barney was in South Africa at a show there where both he and I rode in 1977 or 78 said Fran ois Mathy the Belgian show jumping Olympian We had invitations to compete and I met Barney there in Johannesburg Directly we had nice contact together and we talked about some horses and directly he bought two or three horses never seeing or trying them McLain Ward born into the sport One of the horses purchased met Barney at that year s World Cup Final where Barney competed the horse without ever riding him before the championship event s start The horses worked out well so we started to do business together added Fran ois We did a lot of business and I knew exactly what he needed Barney continued his practice of purchasing horses from Fran ois sight unseen Sapphire included With the horse it s never 100 percent but she had everything to be a really good horse Fran ois remembered Peter Leone first bought the horse because I told Peter that he can take her to the Olympics But he didn t sign the money or something like that so he didn t take the mare So I called Barney and said This horse is super And he bought her over the phone never seen her before Throughout the years of friendship with Barney Fran ois also watched McLain develop from riding ponies to winning at the grand prix level And as the younger Ward rose through the professional ranks as rider and trainer McLain continued the partnership with Fran ois that his father had established McLain Ward and Sapphire Retirement Ceremony 2012 Devon Horse Show McLain and father Barney Ward May June 2017 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS 11
in medal finals. Barney trained his son in the show jumping ring while Paul Valliere helped prepare McLain for the equitat...
It s not a specific horse but it s a good horse that McLain buys from me said Fran ois He just tries to buy a good jumper and the rest he can fix The first thing is the horse needs to have quality and it needs to have talent And he has the best team to take good care of the horses to make them in good form to keep them fresh A new era With Sapphire McLain won two Olympic team gold medals Athens in 2004 and Hong Kong in 2008 and a team silver at the World Equestrian Games in 2006 The chestnut Belgian Warmblood mare was a horse of a lifetime and when she retired in 2012 many wondered if another horse could ever take her place in McLain s string But instead of wondering Fran ois knew of just the mare although McLain didn t believe him at first The first time I saw Azur I saw her as a 5 year old when she showed in Belgium said Fran ois I always threw the idea of the mare to McLain but he would say she was a little green so I bought the mare myself and my rider showed her a few times A lot of people asked about her so I called McLain because I didn t want to sell Azur to somebody before he saw her again He came to Paris near the end of the 2014 season where she was jumping and he tried her I said This is the one you need now because I know Sapphire is retired and it s not so easy to find a horse like this McLain agreed and by the start of the 2015 season Fran ois and McLain s longtime owner Hunter Harrison and his Double H Farm co owned the mare now named HH Azur in partnership for McLain to compete With their collective sights set on the 2016 Rio Olympics the team brought home an Olympic team silver medal although an individual medal was out of the cards when the pair dropped an uncharacteristic rail in the final rounds of show jumping Redemption in a sense was not too far away when McLain and HH Azur clinched the title of Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final champion on April 2 2017 with five step perfect rounds And as icing on the cake in the same week McLain took hold of the No 1 position in the Longines FEI World Rankings It s certainly a lot of pride McLain said about wearing the No 1 armband The No 1 ranking has never been a first and foremost goal for me Typically you need to show a little more than I would like to in order to be No 1 I have a little pride in becoming No 1 on my terms and by how I like to do the sport schedule wise When you have a horse like Azur it makes it easier because she s ready to play the game on the biggest days It s a great honor and I ll enjoy it while it lasts A legacy continued With an added highpoint to his career now experienced McLain moves forward competing on the international circuit while training and developing clients But it s not only about horses for McLain he s also a devoted husband to amateur show jumper Lauren and a loving father to their daughter Lilly Lauren and Lilly can often be spotted in the crowd at show jumping events cheering McLain on Watching toddler Lilly lead around a good natured pony around the family s Florida property during the 2017 winter season immediately triggers the idea that she too may dedicate her life in search of those horses of a lifetime on her own ride to the top I never understand when riders say I hope my kid doesn t ride I don t understand that McLain said Of course I hope 12 Lauren Ward and daughter Lilly supporting McLain in Florida 2016 she rides If she s interested in something else Lauren and I will be engaged and supportive of whatever that is but if she is interested in the horses that s the dream She loves the horses the animals it s a wonderful lifestyle She has the same passion for the sport that we have There s still more on the horizon for McLain to add to his expansive resume If luck is on their side he and the 11 year old HH Azur will contest at the FEI World Equestrian Games in 2018 and perhaps they ll have another shot to bring home the elusive individual gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics And soon Lilly will be in hot pursuit of breaking her father s records in a similar fashion to McLain surpassing Barney in the sport We re going to be around the corner for Tokyo before we blink said McLain That s the next major goal on the calendar with a few smaller ones along the way We try to manage HH Azur for the long term It s about these few big events When you have a horse with her talent and mind who is not only consistent but becoming more and more consistent you can really target these events and work backwards And it s certainly not going to come together without a plan The 2017 season even at its midpoint is a beautiful addition to the Ward family s story But there are still many more chapters to come with perhaps the best to be among them YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
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I t would have been a challenge to follow the 2017 HITS Coachella Circuit without seeing the name Mandy Porter top the leaderboards on a nearlyweekly basis With her two main Grand Prix horses Milano and Coral Reef Follow Me II Mandy came away with five 1st place finishes and a number of top 10 finishes completing HITS Coachella with a win in the AIG 1 Million Grand Prix on Milano owned by Abigail Weese I ve had the best circuit I ve ever had Mandy said happily in the week leading up to the AIG 1 Million Grand Prix Both of my Grand Prix horses are super talented They re slightly different in their way of going and yet both are super capable of being very very competitive Being one of the top money earners Mandy was doubly excited to have the chance to ride both horses in the first jewel of the HITS Triple Crown After her spectacular performances and incredible circuit it s easy to see why she s floating on air On top of her own successes she was even more thrilled that there were so many top placing female riders throughout the weeks Mandy and Eminent at Del Mar International 2015 after winning the GGT Grand Prix Series Final Photo by Monica de Cima It s been a little bit of a girl s circuit she laughs Go girls Girl power Growing up horses were a family affair Her mom had been brought up riding and her grandfather was very involved with horses and eager to see his grandchild fall in love with riding When Mandy was young her mom took her to a stables to go trail riding From that point on she was hooked I kept bugging her to go ride Eventually her grandfather bought her first horse and Mandy began riding with Carol Dean Porter starting a lifelong journey to learn everything she could from everyone she met I guess I would say I m a sponge I really feel that I can learn something from everyone You take away what works for you and you figure out stuff that might not work for you but it s still a learning process When she was a young teen Mandy s family moved to Northern California where she began riding with Lowrey Jones The smaller family feel of Farfetched Farm felt like home to Mandy and she spent several years there growing under Jones tutelage Later on in her junior years Mandy moved to Willow Tree Farm to ride with Butch and Lu Thomas a team that she credits immensely for her success They taught me a ton about jumpers and I thank them for that Due in large part to the great mentors and trainers she had as a young rider Mandy fell in love with Show Jumping setting her sights on the Grand Prix ring Mandy continued to ride throughout college and moved to Europe a couple of years after earning her degree to further develop her burgeoning riding career Mandy Porter and Milano in the AIG 1 Million Grand Prix Photo by Andrea Kaus Photo
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Coming home seven years later she started her own business ACP Enterprises Inc a program that focuses entirely on show jumping and began campaigning horses for Barb Ellison s Wild Turkey Farm a partnership that continues to evolve In the early days of working with Wild Turkey Farm horses I had the opportunity to ride a horse named Summer she was incredible one of the best Mandy rode Summer to two FEI World Cup Finals and to the PCHA Grand Prix Horse of the Year title Her appreciation for the opportunities she s earned for herself and the hard work she s been rewarded for has paid off as evidenced by a barn full of amazing horses This time last year I had mostly young horses which I was thoroughly enjoying I still have those horses But right now I have this whole beautiful string of talented horses I probably have the best overall string at one time that I ve ever had Sometimes I don t really believe that it s real I get on one horse and I think Okay that was a really great horse Then I get on another one and I m like Wow this one is really nice too I pinch myself all the time How is this real Having campaigned Wild Turkey Farm s stallions for more than a decade Mandy has started to notice similarities between the horses she has in her current string and the ones she s had previously like their sire and dam WT Ca Pow is special because I rode both his father and his mother To have ridden Chesapeake and done the Grand Prix with him and to then recognize the similarities that WT Ca Pow has with Chesapeake is quite interesting And then to find similarities between him and his mother Ultima V That to me is really special Knowing the equine family has a whole spark to it Being a self described sponge she is eager to learn whatever she can from anyone who has something they are willing to share My passion overall is really really well rounded horsemanship and that could be from a variety of disciplines I ve learned some of the most amazing things from cowboys I ve met along the way Always being ready to absorb things has just helped me so much I always want to learn more and do more and find it very fascinating that there are different methods to it all Mandy is also quick to sing praises of the horses she has been able to ride over the course of her career especially the ones that gave her the opportunity to continue growing as a rider I was fortunate enough as a kid to have nice horses along the way One of my last junior years that I was with Butch and Lu we got a jumper named Orbit and that horse was phenomenal I was super lucky to have been able to have him come into my life And then there is that amazing string of horses she currently has Milano for example has been a wonderful partner to grow with We ve been learning the two of us how to go faster which has been a bit of a process because he gets a little excited Your horse is really your partner not just a tool Her training philosophy circles around that belief in a very real way Each horse is an individual that needs coaching and patience Some days winning takes a back seat to the learning process I m a competitive person and I obviously love show jumping and the competitions and all that but that s not really what I m looking for out of it For me it s really the bond with horses If a young horse figures out something new and really excels that is winning to me not just the blue ribbons Beyond the riding and the showing and the training Mandy is a horseperson through and through Her love for the horses is the reason she loves the sport as much as she does She strongly emphasizes how important each individual horse is and how much she values the relationship she has with them The lifestyle that we lead can be very rewarding but it can also be a little bit tiring At the end of the day I ll stop and look at a horse or be out on the trail or just be being with the horses and that is why I do it I am sometimes speechless at just how fantastic horses are For the most part they are such gentle trusting souls that it s amazing that we can have the bond that we can with them Mandy and WT Ca Pow at HITS 2016 after winning the 7 year old jumpers Photo by Barbara Ellison
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Carl Hester and Nip Tuck  GBR  3rd FEI World Cup    Dressage Finals Omaha 2017 Photo by Alden Corrigan Media
A t first glance one might think that only the most elite riders could benefit from the Carl Hester Dressage Symposium presented by SH Productions and held in Del Mar CA on April 8th and 9th The horses and riders were of such a high caliber the bar was set high for excellence Happily Hester s teaching was so comprehensive and presented in such a straightforward manner that there was something for everyone from beginning through advanced riders and horses 2 Riding with Parallel Hands Held Forward Many riders use what Hester called Handlebar Bending pushing the outside hand forward when making a turn It s a no Hester said you throw away the contact with the outside rein when you do so Instead keep your hands parallel When your hands are parallel it straightens the body he said Your hands are like torchlights shining down either side of the horse s neck Indeed Hester took time to review the basics with even the most skilled horses and riders Because without the basics we have nothing I came away inspired and determined to share ideas and exercises that you too can work on at home 1 Developing an Independent Seat An independent seat is the basis of truly effective elegant riding Everybody struggles with the independent seat Hester said But you can learn that To do so we must develop fitness balance and core strength To engage your core think belly button to spine Hester said This will help you to absorb the movement of the horse A supple rider will move with the horse A beautifully aligned upper body allows you to use your core more effectively and deepen your seat Imagine a magnet imbedded in the top of your helmet Hester advised Let it draw you up to the ceiling Strengthen your core and improve your balance by riding without stirrups Start with whichever gait you are most comfortable in Learn canter first if you re more comfortable Hester said then work up to trot You don t want to punish the horse Use out of the saddle exercises like balancing on a ball to further your core strength and balance Finally visualize really beautiful riders for a positive mental picture of what your position should look like Ride like you re dressed to go out Hester said Carl Hester Photo by Annan Hepner Phelps Media Group Nip Tuck Photo by Alden Corrigan Media 10 Ways to Improve Your Riding Carl Hester Dressage Symposium By Lauren Davis Baker
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Amelie Kovac and Ivar Photo by Annan Hepner Phelps Media Group Top Carly Taylor Smith and Rosalut NHF Bottom Terri Paton Rich and Belissa Photos by Annan Hepner Phelps Media Group While you re at it shorten your reins So many people ride with their reins too long Hester said Your hand should always be in front of the saddle Ride the horse to the bit emphasized that transitions are essential to develop your your horse s responsiveness and physical strength This is something we can all do at home 3 Keep it Simple What s a reasonable number of transitions Hester asked I know if I told you to do 100 transitions you would say That s crazy but it s not Hester s teaching is clear and positive with both horse and rider As long as it s simple the horse will understand Hester said It has to be black and white for the horse He noted that the rider in the arena had probably done 100 transitions within their 45 minute session You have to think positively he encouraged Believe your horse can do it 6 Collecting Opening the Door Hester acknowledged that dressage riders tend to overthink things He told several riders You re doing too much Let the horse do it To begin collection Hester reminded You are not slowing down the hind end Use half halts little steps then let the pressure off It has to be gradual Asking for a little and then releasing builds confidence as it develops strength 4 What is a Half Halt The half halt is a fascinating subject Hester admitted My simplest answer is this You are constraining the forward energy but releasing it before you ruin the pace The half halt lasts for one stride Otherwise it stops the energy We re saying anticipate going forward Hester said Release the hand to give the horse an open door The first reaction must be forward As the horse catches on you can ask for quicker more precise responses Think of riding forward bringing the horse in front of you he said Bring your tummy to your backbone to make your core strong When you bring your horse back stretch yourself sit and straighten your back Lift your upper body you look so much more elegant 7 Use Leg Yield to Improve Rideability More simply put Lift the top drop the bottom 5 Ride 100 Transitions Half halts make good transitions possible and Hester used transitions generously to improve rideability and the quality of gaits He 28 Hester had rider Sarah Lockman ride the leg yield with two steps to the left straighten two steps right Moving Dehavilland off each leg taught him to listen improved his straightness and connection to both reins Hester later asked Sarah to add a slight shoulder in to complete the straight section of each leg yield Hester suggested rider Tiffany Mahoney Start each day with leg yield so he says Wow We re doing something Leg yields are a great way to keep the horse interested YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
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8 Improving Obedience with the Corner Exercise Hester noted that Terri Patton Rich s horse like many horses anticipated and tended to float through the corners Horses aren t stupid he said they reach the corner and know they re going to make a turn We work hard on the long side but on the short side it s so short we give up he said Keep the rhythm going through the corners Everything we do in a test comes out of a corner Hester had Terri ride down the long side and halt just before the corner Belissa was then asked to walk through the corner trot to the next corner halt then walk through the corner before resuming the trot This makes her wait for the rider Hester said It gets the horse obedient and on the aids It s also a great opportunity to tune up your transitions Later Terri asked the horse to halt in the corner and turn toward the wall to change direction before resuming the trot As Hester noted The turning point was the exercise in the corner It was a breakthrough The mare became more obedient This is a great exercise for a horse who likes to take charge 9 Canter Improves the Trot Hester encouraged riders to ask for trot canter transitions early in their rides The trot canter transition is the best transition to get them Nicholia Clarke and Quincy Photo by Annan Hepner Phelps Media Group to use their back he said Usually the trot improves after the canter The canter develops a little more push from behind Hester told Joseph Newcomb who was riding the four year old For Finland The gelding s trot visibly improved after the canter Once you press canter the horse needs to stay in it Hester said If your horse falls out of the canter you don t need to punish him but he needs to know he made a mistake and be corrected 10 You Can t Afford Not to be Doing Something Every 10m Even the highest level riders were reminded to keep riding You can t afford not to be doing something every 10 meters Hester said He encouraged Tiffany Mahoney to influence Ray Del Mundo in the canter more frequently Rather than letting the horse get long or lose straightness he asked the rider to keep communicating with her horse every 10 meters Hester helped every horse and rider end on a positive note usually with a bit of stretch at the trot and for the brave the canter Every ride ended with an encouraging Well done Thank you The audience responded warmly appreciative of the effort that had been shown and lessons learned Rebecca Rigdon and La Fariah Photo by Annan Hepner Phelps Media Group David Blake and Heide Spirit Photo by Annan Hepner Phelps Media Group Attendees went home inspired dreaming of riding their own horses just a bit better holding themselves to a higher standard Clinicians of Hester s caliber are well worth the time effort and expense to study with no matter your level of riding The emphasis on the basics and attention to detail is something we can all benefit from Terri Rocovich and Uiver Photo by Annan Hepner Phelps Media Group
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How do you balance showing running your business and being a mom When Morgan and I first had kids we had a full time nanny Before we moved to Parkside we made the decision that we wanted to raise our own kids When we re not at shows one of us is always at the barn When the kids are in school we re both there and then one of us will come home and meet them at the bus and be at home with them When we go to shows we do have someone who helps us since they need to stay in school When they were little it was easier but now that they re older we have someone who comes and helps us out school is a big priority I am so grateful that I have Morgan I m not sure how I could do it without him How has riding changed since you became a parent Nora Thomas and Family Nora Thomas Parkside Stables Daughter Lil age 6 Son Harry age 9 My parents were always telling me you have to do what you love and you have to do it with your whole heart They sacrificed everything so that I could ride and taught me to work hard for what I want I m old school in the sense that my kids are going to have to work for whatever they want because I think then it means something Nora Thomas fell in love with horses when she was 3 years old From that point on she rode as much as possible picking up odd jobs as a braider when she was older helping out the video team at the shows and spending the rest of her time juggling her responsibilities as a working student with her own riding Despite the fact that she didn t come from a horse crazy family they supported her in her passion and did whatever they could to help her continue riding Nora is mother to two young children Harry age 9 and Lil age 6 Balancing parenting and riding is challenging but Nora has discovered that sharing her passion for riding with her children has been an incredible way to teach them valuable life lessons Do Harry and Lil ride or are they involved in other activities Harry is very into martial arts and there is so much discipline involved Right now he s a green belt and he wants to work his way to a black belt Lil does it too but she s so competitive that I think it s just because he does it It s pretty hilarious to watch them Harry isn t very into riding but he really likes going to the shows Lil is really into riding she ll ride whenever Some kids ride just because they want to be with their friends and some kids ride because they know somebody is watching Lil will ride just because she truly likes to ride And I think that s hopefully going to sustain her in the long term 42 The kids have given me a realistic balance I think you can get so wrapped up in the horse world and in what each horse is doing I think kids have given me a much better balance in life in general I don t really stress over the little things anymore Now riding has become my outlet I love my kids I love spending time with them and I love riding I actually appreciate riding more now It s more precious I m still competitive but I m not so centered over the competition part anymore I can let things go and I think I ve become a more well rounded person and I appreciate my time on horseback now more than I did before What is something you hope riding will teach your children What I hope I have done is shown them how passionately we work and how hard we work for what we love I just want to ingrain that in them I try to do that with everything With school if they re struggling I try to help them understand that it s a means to an end and that when you find what you love it will never seem like work That s what I hope riding will do for my relationship with them Shelley Campf Oz Incorporated Son Chad age 18 Son Blake age 12 There s nothing better in life than being a mom It s the most amazing thing I ve ever done and my only regret in life is that I didn t do it sooner I waited because the hurdles seemed so great I kept asking myself How am I going to do this How am I going to do this horse show And really you just figure it out My mom gave me the best piece of advice There s no good time to have a baby so you might as well just have one because there s no good time And there is no good time to have a baby But once you do it s the perfect time Always Nothing replaces the love that you have for your kids YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
How do you balance showing, running your business, and being a mom  When Morgan and I first had kids, we had a full-time n...
On May 14 2017 we will celebrate the most important women in our lives our mothers Whether your mom rode before or with you took you to lessons and shows supported your interest later in life or became the quintessential horse show mom this is the day where thanks are given for the sacrifices they made so we could chase our dreams Shelley with her son Blake Campf Photo by Cathrin Cammett Shelley grew up in Calgary riding and showing with her three sisters In 1990 Shelley and her husband Jeff started their business Oz Incorporated spending long hours at the barn relishing in their work When their first son was born in 1998 they condensed these long hours into a normal day and started spending more time showing in the Northwest wanting their family to have a home base Shelley was surprised to discover the different ways her life changed in the years since becoming a mom and in seeing how it has impacted her riding Do Chad and Blake ride Are they involved in other activities They both can ride But horses represent work to our kids it isn t a cool thing to them it s a thing that uses up our time I think part of it is that they re boys and they didn t get that horse bug that girls get They ve been around it so much and they ve listened to it enough that they know it When Blake was 2 years old he used to stand in the viewing area during lessons holding a riding crop and he would say Heels down Thumbs up Go forward and he would say it ad nauseam while we were teaching lessons that s how well he knew our jobs How do you balance showing running your business and being a mom I used to do hunters and jumpers and Jeff would do hunters and jumpers as well Now I mostly ride the hunters and Jeff rides the jumpers The horse show calendar in the Northwest has changed so it s alternates hunter shows and jumper shows This worked out really well for our family because if I had to be at a hunter show Jeff could be at home with the kids and vice versa We try to keep them in school as much as possible Spending time together as a family is very important to us We try to have a sit down dinner In honor of this day 3 professional horsewomen Nora Thomas Washington Shelley Campf Oregon and Hope Glynn California shared some of the ways their lives have changed since becoming parents offered their tips on balancing riding and parenting and discussed the influence their families have had on their passion for the sport If you grew up riding or adopted the sport later in life if you had parents who rode or who thought you were crazy if you have children who love riding or who have other interests balancing riding with being a mom may seem daunting These 3 women have found ways to pursue their passion while raising children finding happiness beyond what they expected along the way By Corie Townsend
On May 14, 2017, we will celebrate the most important women in our lives  our mothers. Whether your mom rode before or wit...
every night as a family We reflect on everybody s day rather than running around from horse show to horse show Since they were little from January until March the kids went to Palm Springs with us We found a tutor down there and the kids would do their schoolwork online They both play soccer since that sport works well with the horse show calendar and they both play golf which they can do anywhere in the world We have a boat so we waterski and wakeboard and kayak as a family One of the reasons I started doing the shows in Wilsonville in 1992 was to help prevent my kids from living a nomadic life I wanted them to have a normal life and to have their group of friends at school and not just have their horse show friends I wanted them to have a normal sense of community When you re on the road all the time there isn t that You go from horse show to horse show and make friends all over the world but you don t have that home base How has riding changed since you became a parent Immediately after having babies I was much more cautious and more worried about getting hurt I was always worried about my kids not having a mother to look after them Prior to that I didn t think much of it because it just comes with the territory It was not a conscious decision It was just like all of a sudden I was nervous about this and nervous about that and then it dawned on me wait I m like this because I have a baby I thought it was a result of getting older and becoming more cautious Interestingly now that they re older I ve gone the other way again I m still careful from a horseman s standpoint but I don t worry about it like I did when they were younger because I know that they re going to be fine if something happens I thought that once I had kids that timidity and that worry wouldn t go away Has having children changed the way you teach After coming back to riding after having a baby I felt like an alien in my own tack I couldn t figure out how to sit I d gained weight I was off balance and it was really startling to me Being someone who essentially grew up riding it was really challenging for me to experience that But it made me a better teacher because I was able to better relate to people who had trouble learning the positions and the balance or ladies who picked up the sport later in life Hope Glynn Sonoma Valley Stables Daughter Avery age 12 Showing is a very time consuming business you re on the road a lot But not only do I get to travel with my daughter I get to compete with my daughter She enjoys being around animals with me The horse bond that we have is something that not many people have I m so happy that I got to have that bond with my Mom Hope Glynn grew up riding and showing with her mom They kept their horses in their backyard showed Welsh ponies up and down California and spent their weekends living in their motorhome horse trailer loaded up with gear Her daughter Avery definitely has the horse bug and loves going to shows with 44 Hope with her daughter Avery Glynn her parents Hope shared a little bit of insight on what it s like being a professional rider and trainer while also being a parent to a horse crazy kid Is Avery involved in other activities We make sure that she s involved in other things Right now she runs track and she s Vice President of her elementary school I don t think she d like to be involved in other sports but her father and I feel that it s a very important thing How do you balance showing running your business and being a mom Avery s Dad Ned doesn t ride competitively anymore so usually when I go ride the open days at the horse shows he stays with Avery and then she comes down to me on Thursday night and will stay with me through Sunday We re always there for her competitions I think we have an extra special bond with Avery because we do a sport together with her and I can definitely tell you that it keeps me as a cool mom for a little longer as a she enters her teen years since I have some street cred as a rider I ll take it as long as I can get it How have you been able to ride coach your clients and be a devoted parent at shows The way that we have it structured at shows right now is I ride during the week and then on the weekends I hand over the YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
every night as a family. We reflect on everybody   s day rather than running around from horse show to horse show. Since t...
coaching reins to the assistant and to Ned so that I can really focus on being there as a mom It s very important for her to know that I m there as much to give her attention as I am for the clients Sometimes I just want to be her mom clap and be at the back gate or take video and tell her she did a good job I think it s hard when you have to coach your own kid There are times that Avery will ask me to coach her in a class and there are also times that I ll have to tell her to let someone else coach her so I can go watch It s easier to deal with the disappointments and the ups and downs when you can be the mom be comforting and say you know I m really sorry that didn t go your way but know that I m proud of you for the effort you put in It s easier for me to have the ups and downs when I play the mom card instead of just being the coach I think that s a balance that you have to find Sometimes you just need your mom to be there saying it s okay when things don t go as well as you d like them to How has riding changed since you became a parent I m definitely more conservative now I used to get on anything at any time and I wouldn t put a second thought to it Being a mom has changed my perspective on that You get a new respect for the importance of your life because now somebody else is counting on you I also find that because I know the dangers I find myself being very conscious of keeping her safe and keeping her wellmounted I went by the seat of my pants as a child jumping on horses bareback all the time I m definitely a more safetyconscious parent than I expected Hope with her daughter Avery and mother Pricilla Tempest Rain Sheet SRP 81 99 ShireTex 600 denier ripstop Waterproof breathable Tempest Rain Sheet Double T bar chest closure Available in Sheep Horse Print D rings for leg straps Adjustable cross surcingles Tail ap strap See our complete line of products nd a dealer on our website WIN a trip to wiNDurra uSa Meet Boyd Silva Martin and tour their Olympic training facility Brought to you by Shires Equestrian Visit our website to enter for a chance to WIN Must be U S resident 18 years or older to participate May June 2017 shop shiresequestrian com YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS 45
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Success Longevity and Loyalty Define Rainbow Canyon Ranch By Barbara Pinnella Photos courtesy of Mary Gatti Rainbow Canyon Ranch Barn grooms Fidel Jesse Carmelo Christabal Rigo Ramiro Candise is involved with the day to day operations of the ranch and instructs and oversees our riding school She also covers our training lessons when Mary and Kim are away at horse shows There are always grooms and staff at home to accommodate those who elect to stay home N Candise Pipkin Kim Tasker Mary and Linda Sears estled in Azusa Canyon in Southern California one will find Mary Gatti s Rainbow Canyon Ranch It was back in the late 60 s that Mary and husband Chuck purchased a piece of property that was five and a half acres That was the original RCR The reason we named it Rainbow Canyon Mary explained was because the avocado trees that were right behind us had overhead sprinklers They would make rainbows all the time so we just named it Rainbow Canyon Ranch They moved to their current location in 1970 which is located on San Gabriel Canyon Road just around the corner from their original property They purchased the 24 acre parcel and have been leasing an additional 10 acres to operate their full service equestrian center Mary began her equestrian career in a different discipline In the 60 s she was a top Saddle Seat Equitation trainer But when she made the switch to Hunters and Jumpers she continued to shine In 2002 Mary was named the CPHA Horseperson of the Year and in 2008 received the USHJA Zone X Lifetime Achievement Award In 2016 she was the Los Angeles Hunter Jumper Association President s Award recipient and has had many more local and national recognitions in between All of these are huge accomplishments Mary s daughter Linda Sears had a successful Junior and Amateur career She and husband Tony have two daughters Rachel and Claire and Linda has turned over the reins to them She also works behind the scenes at RCR managing the books and billing and other day to day duties involved in helping run the family business One of Mary s passions is gardening and her lovely garden shows off the attention she gives it She also has roughly 25 hummingbird feeders hanging in various spots Mary gets a lot of pleasure out of watching these tiny birds zooming around her yard feeding on the sugar water she provides for them She also enjoys traveling a bit when time allows Along with daughter Linda they just returned from the World Cup Finals in Omaha Not every trip is horse related however We went to Key West Florida and we have taken a cruise to Belize A couple of times a year we do a little bit of traveling Not for long periods of time but we do like to travel Mary still enjoys her job so right now there is definitely no time for extended traveling Mary has every intention of continuing to go to shows school horses and clients and to buy and sell horses We are glad that is the case as she is an asset to the industry Mary Gatti in her hummingbird garden She has had quite the career and is still going strong in the business with Rainbow Canyon s clients continuing to be a force to be reckoned with on the Hunter Jumper circuit Mary has worked with countless riders trainers and horses who have consistently won championships from coast to coast and many of her students have gone on to become successful trainers themselves Mary s sense of commitment is reflected in her staff Most of those that work at the Ranch have been there for many many years That type of loyalty is so unusual in this business and says a lot for how much her employees respect her Most of my grooms have been here for 25 years she told us Rider trainer Kim Tasker has been with me about that long as well She is an amazing rider and gives a phenomenal lesson Candise Pipkin has been Barn Manager here at RCR even longer than that 46 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
Success, Longevity and Loyalty Define Rainbow Canyon Ranch By Barbara Pinnella Photos courtesy of Mary Gatti   Rainbow Can...
T he best time to avoid last minute headaches with your horse show entry is before you ever fill it out With US Equestrian s new website USequestrian org it s fast and easy to take care of pre show business like renewing your US Equestrian membership and recording your horse for points so you can focus on competing Check these things off your list now and enjoy your show season Join US Equestrian or renew your membership Get Show Ready in Five Easy Steps Doing this at least a week before a show saves time and paperwork when you get to a competition Joining as a competing member 55 makes good financial sense if you plan to show more than once this year Start at USequestrian org Joining for the first time Click Join USEF in the menu on the homepage Renewing Log in click My USEF at the upper right corner of the home page which takes you to your Member Dashboard Click the Renew USEF Membership tile and follow the prompts Record your horse to collect points Want a shot at national and regional zone year end awards in more than 150 recognized divisions Does your child have dreams of competing at USEF Pony Finals Then you ll need to record your horse with US Equestrian Your horse s show results only count from the date he is recorded so get your recording in before your first show of the season And remember a US Equestrian recording is not the same as a United States Hunter Jumper Association registration If your horse is a hunter jumper competitor you ll need a USEF recording in addition to your USHJA registration in order for your show points to count toward US Equestrian s year end awards USEF Pony Finals etc You can update an existing horse in your account or record a new horse online under Horse Options on your Member Dashboard Keep your certificates handy If you re headed to a USEF competition and your horse or pony is recorded you ll need to present your recording certificate to the secretary to ensure your show points count If you ve misplaced your hard copy print out a new one from your Member Dashboard Showing at a U S Hunter Jumper Association show You ll also need your USHJA Horse Registration Certificate Get them ready now and save time at the show Pack your measurement card If you ll be showing in height restricted classes put your measurement card somewhere where you ll be sure to take it with you to a show too Get your hunter s age verified Planning to enter a Young Hunter or age restricted jumper class You ll need to have your horse or pony s age verified with the USEF There are two ways to do this 1 with registration papers or a passport issued by a registry recognized by the World Breed Federation for Sport Horses or 2 with registration papers or a Certificate of Pedigree from a breed or sport horse registry If a horse or pony doesn t have registry papers the owner can contact one of the WBFSH registries that can conduct a registry examination and issue papers You should submit the papers passport along with the horse or pony s name and USEF or USHJA number to the USEF before competing You can upload your papers or passport easily at USequestrian org by visiting the Horse Options area of your Member Dashboard You can also mail or fax a copy of the papers or passport along with the horse or pony s name and number to the USEF Our address is 4047 Iron Works Parkway Lexington Ky 40511 and our fax number is 859 231 6662 48 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
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A peek at the Park For a full list of events visit wahorsepark org Recognized Horse Trials May 26 28 Sept 22 24 Carriage Driving Clinics June 9 11 Aug 4 6 Hunter Jumper Shows June 13 18 June 20 25 July 12 16 DX Eventing Clinic and Tests July 21 23 David O Connor Eventing Clinic Aug 16 18 Craig Cameron Clinic Sept 15 17 Hops n Brats Fun Ride Sept 30 CLINICS DEMOS 20 BREEDS OF HORSES YOUTH PRESENTATIONS KIDS ACTIVITIES MUSIC SHOPPING FOOD SO MUCH MORE See the full schedule SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE at wahorsepark org 15 day 25 2 days 15 under free Seperate clinic fees June 3 4 Saturday Sunday WASHINGTON STATE HORSE PARK expo GET INSPIRED Whether you re 3 or 93 a world champion or a new rider on foot or on horseback this weekend is for you Bringing the English and Western Disciplines together through fascinating family friendly equestrian activities Eventing Demo Cowboy Dressage Horsemanship Ranch Riding Trailathalon 4H Pony Club and more Cle Elum WA 1202 Douglas Munro Blvd Cle Elum WA 877 635 4111 Details and clinic registration at wahorsepark org
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Seven s Up Foxhunter 26 Years Eventer to Rolex 1999 Pony Club through A Teacher Shared by many Loved by all who touched him We miss you Thank you Cathy All his riding soulmates April 7 1987 March 18 2017 Lived gracefully and died gracefully
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Hope Glynn Lake of Stars Turn in a Stellar Performance in the 50 000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at HITS Coachella By Corie Townsend A fter their spectacular performance in the USHJA International Hunter Derby at HITS Coachella it s safe to say that Hope Glynn and Lake of Stars aka Davey partnership has grown steadily since their first few trips due in large part to the support and encouragement of Sabrina Hellman Davey s owner I would like to think it was all skill but there was a lot of luck involved Sabrina is a really supportive of me as a trainer and in developing that horse it really does pay off The Derbies in California are really competitive Hope explains My original plan was to take two of the four high options Then I watched the first four riders go and take all of the high options I said to myself oh alright better get your big girl panties on and jump all the big jumps The truth is I think I had been second on the circuit six times in the hunter prix not that I was dwelling on that but I knew I needed to push the envelope to try to get the win or I need to risk having the rail because I need to step it up I ve been second too many times this circuit Sabrina had no idea that Hope was making new plans when she gave Hope her usual pre round encouragement I always say have fun that s the only input I give I don t have expectations for him or for Hope He jumped amazing He was ready As a rider I was really excited because I know the horse is that spectacular and he deserved a big win under his name I believe in him so much I was really happy because not only was Sabrina there but the horse got a win that he deserved in an International Derby which was a big deal against the best horses and riders Undeniably however Hope s work ethic and the influence her family has had on her riding has played a key role in how she works with her equine counterparts I think the greatest influence on my riding career was my mother When I grew up she was a real horseman We kept our horses at home I had to learn how to haul a trailer when I was 16 I cleaned stalls in the morning before I went to school I learned how to body clip I learned how to deal with colic pigeon fever you name it in my own barn Then when I was older my trainer Patty Ball taught me that if you want to be better you have to work harder and I do believe that There s usually something you can do to make yourself a better rider or to make your horse better 52 Hope Glynn and Lake of Stars Photo by ESI Photography for HITS Coachella Between Hope s own work ethic and drive to continually become better and Davey s own desire to please this dynamic duo is on the path toward achieving new heights and new successes in the coming years YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
Hope Glynn   Lake of Stars  Turn in a Stellar Performance in the  50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at HITS Coachell...
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Home Is Where Your Mother Is Macella O Neill O ne thing that is universally true for every single person on this planet is that they had a mother Another fact we all share is that no one gets to pick their momma and in this genetic lottery I lucked out Like all children it s hard for me to really recognize my parents in their youthful pictures In one of my most cherished photos taken long before my sister and I came along my father handsome in his military dress whites my mother looking every bit the Miss San Francisco contestant that she was were captured radiantly smiling into the camera only vaguely resembling the people I knew my entire life It s actually hard for me to this very day to comprehend how my mother made the transition from glamour girl to the mother who raised me A woman of seemingly limitless energy she oversaw a house permanently overflowing with guests many of whom had very extended stays as well as frequently chock full of relatives We always had a huge garden and summers found us picking fruit and canning fruits and vegetables that we ate all year long at the crowded dinner table where conversation was always 79 Acre Ranch Macella and her momma Cara educational and often quite lively Music filled the house often to her accompaniment on the piano and attending plays and musicals as well as traveling were very important to her An astonishing menagerie of animals surrounded us chickens rabbits sheep goats as well as horses dogs cats hamsters canneries and who knows what I ve forgotten 50 1 acres flood irrigated Zoned EFU Home shop and arena sit on a knoll overlooking the valley Gated entry bass pond 3796 sqft 4 bedroom 3 full and 2 half bath home Covered arena 2 tack rooms and a viewing area fully insulated shop with 3162 sqft 5 roll up doors compressed air dust collector wine room that is temperature climate controlled Completely fenced and has great hay pastures riding trails two ponds seasonal creek 1 890 000 Colby Kielman Broker Licensed in Oregon as Michelle Colby Kielman 800 772 7284 www HarcourtsOROP com 54 PTA President Brownie leader 4 H leader substitute teacher relentless cheerleader for any and all activities we participated in including and eventually coming to dominate our family with all things concerning our equine activities From caring for the horses learned skills for her which involved everything from feeding watering mucking repairing fences and catching them when they attained liberty at the most inopportune times to actually riding them as needed to driving trucks and trailers to sewing our show clothes both Western and English and a very far cry from today s haberdashery my mother like so many other horseshow mothers made it possible for my sister and I to participate in this glorious endeavor For me the long hours the challenges and outright disappointments of the horseshow world have always been mitigated by my mother s support for me which has been unwavering throughout the years Even today nothing delights me more than when she has a favorite horse that she faithfully comes and watches schooling at home and cheers on in the show ring My favorite shows are the ones that she attends and when I m exhausted there is no place I d rather be at night than in her kitchen eating one of her delicious meals while she discusses with her signature animation and enthusiasm current events and her latest projects and activities In short I could never have done this without her and so I thank her and all horseshow mothers who have made so many people s dreams turn into reality which seems to be the work of mothers YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
Home Is Where Your Mother Is Macella O   Neill  O  ne thing that is universally true for every single person on this plane...
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Like Mother Like Daughter By Barbara Pinnella Photos by Andrea Kaus Kristin Tyler F ollowing the HITS Coachella circuit Firestone S aka Firemonster and her own horse Bert continued on to Pin Oak Charity Horse Show in Texas where Firestone S was named the leading Grand Prix horse and Kristin as the leading Grand Prix rider It is very important to Kristin to manage her horses correctly She wants them to be around forever She believes that their careers are about them and not her one of the many positive traits she passes on to her daughter Tyler But just how hard is it for her to teach her own daughter Well mostly I ve let the horses and ponies teach both my kids Kristin laughed I have tried to put them on different horses that can teach them different things They all teach us something if we pay attention Tyler has had a few outside coaching opportunities While competing and winning the FEI Children s Jumper Championship in Columbia the trainer of the horse selected for her was a great coach I trusted him and he gave her a lot of valuable information Tyler recently has been given the opportunity to ride a horse for Colin McIntosh Kristin explained Colin competed for New Zealand on the Olympic show jumping team he is full of knowledge I just walk away and let him teach her and she has learned a lot from him Tyler I t is early in the season and Kristin Medall Simpson Ferguson Hardin has already had great success Firestone S owned by Nicole Teague jumped well on the HITS Coachella Desert Circuit finishing with only one rail down in the final Grand Prix of the circuit the AIG 1 Million Grand Prix Considering only six of the 54 entries were clear they are delighted Kristin was also Coachella Circuit Champion in the 1 10m on Bellanova owned by Julie Haener and with La Belle Soiree owned by Molly Precourt in the 1 20m 56 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
Like Mother, Like Daughter By Barbara Pinnella Photos by Andrea Kaus  Kristin   Tyler F  ollowing the HITS Coachella circu...
Kristin also told us that Tyler makes bracelets that she sells to help pay for her entry fees Lazy is not a word that pertains to Tyler and that is a tribute to Kristin and the values she has instilled in her daughter But mom does have a target on her back as young Tyler has her own ideas on achievement I want to be a trainer but my biggest goal at this moment is to beat my mom in a Grand Prix I ve beat her in a couple of classes like the 1 0m and she was trying to win but the classes weren t as important as a Grand Prix Keep looking over your shoulder Kristin because your mini me is trying to be hot on your heels Who knows what might happen if she does get Bert to ride But one thing is for certain both Kristin and Tyler wouldn t have it any other way Kristin C It is clear that Kristin aims to bring up her children as compassionate and independent equestrians she provided insight to her thoughts I never want my kids to be manufactured riders I want them to learn by feel so I try not to give them too much input Both Tyler and her brother Zacko are very talented and I want them to trust their eye and feel their horse I always want it to be about the horses for them They both take care of their own horses and know their personalities They are always on time and know their courses at the shows They are both super responsible We had the opportunity to spend some time with Tyler during her successful weeks at HITS Coachella Tyler was delighted to have won a Child Jumper 15 Under class on Elle owned by Mark Cassar and a second place with Colin s McIntosh horse Sally Ann Kristin is already considering the future and is hopeful that in a year or two Tyler will be ready to show Bert H M E B K F We asked Tyler about what it is like with her mother also being her coach It s difficult sometimes but it s worth it as I get to show and that s a lot of fun I also like being home schooled because it gives us more time to work with the horses together But don t think for a moment that because Tyler is home schooled that she gets to just hang out and take it easy far from it There is little spare time in her active life I mostly read books when I m not showing at least four a week Zacko and I take care of our dogs do some housework and of course take care of the horses Tyler explained Right now horses animals and books are the most important things to Tyler A May June 2017 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS 57
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Young Stars of Spring Shining Moments from Blenheim EquiSports Spring Series By Nina Vogel and Pam Maley F or the whole universe spring is the awakening of all things young and beautiful and so it is in the horse world Celebrating new beginnings the Blenheim Spring Series showcased and celebrated a number of growing talents From young stallions and mares taking their first steps into blue ribbon territory in the grand prix ring to professionals on the rise with invaluable experiences contributing to their careers to junior starlings finding success after success with confidence and consistency spring blossomed for many Below is a sampling of some spring stars Colicchio In His Father s Footsteps Owner Rider Kenneth Vinther had set a goal for his young Holsteiner stallion Colicchio to compete at the Grand Prix level in 2017 And late in March he not only competed but posted his first win at the Blenheim Spring Classic I in the first of the 16 qualifier 25 000 Markel Insurance Grand Prix series Representing one of the most sought after Holsteiner bloodlines Colicchio has a stellar pedigree on both the sire and the mare side His father Casall ASK an international champion who dominated the sport of show jumping under Rolf Goran Bengsston was ranked number four in the 2016 Rolex World Breeding Federation for Sport Horse Rankings His mother Lalique holds Premier Select Mare status within the Holsteiner Verband Colicchio and Vinther have been together for nearly all of Colicchio s life He was imported to the US at the age of four put into a dressage training program and in late 2014 Vinther took over the reins preparing the young talent for his show jumping career In 2015 they earned numerous placings in 1 35m Jumper classes in 2016 they worked up to the 1 30m 1 40m classes and this year he has exceeded his goal of competing at the Grand Prix level by posting a win at Blenheim Colicchio is one of the smartest stallions I have ever worked with says Vinther His temperament and intelligence combined with unlimited scope and fearlessness is amazing I have no doubt this horse will one day reach the highest level of jumping competition The gorgeous bay has already been awarded full stallion approval from the American Holsteiner Horse Association and has launched his second career with one of the best pedigrees available in the United States Hard Work Pays Off for Shannon Beck In this the year of its debut the overwhelming success of the Blenheim Equisports Emerging Professional Grant surprised and delighted all involved The number of applications exceeded expectations and the candidates were impressive Recipients of the awards were announced on March 30th during the Blenheim Spring Classic II the winner Shannon Beck will receive 5 000 of Blenheim Equisports horse show credit over the 2017 season Beck works as an assistant for Chestnut Hill and Beverly Jovais in Petaluma CA A 2007 graduate of the University of San Francisco she entered the business world upon graduation while simultaneously riding as a working student for Lumpy Killam in Nicasia CA She spent October and November 2009 in Belgium riding for Neil Jones Equestrian and then returned to Killam Farm while working in public relations for a Fortune 500 company In 2012 she took her first job as a professional at McIntosh Stables in Portola Valley CA as the Operations and Barn Manager and in 2013 she joined Chestnut Hill as assistant trainer and rider Beck has been riding for over 25 years mainly as a catch rider which enabled her to hone her skills in communicating with the horses getting to know them quickly managing each unique equine personality overcoming challenges and often uncovering hidden talents She looks at the sport through the eyes of an emerging professional that stands on solid ground Through hard work perseverance and the help of many generous people I have built a reputation for myself that I m proud of she noted in her application Showing is an exciting part of what we do but I know it s not just about winning ribbons and getting to ride nice horses It s about doing right by the horses and students while continuing to learn so you can be the best horseman you can be Doriena Does It Kenneth Vinther and Colicchio Photo by McCool 60 At just nine years old this bay mare s career in the jumper ring is on the rise She won the 2015 Seven Year Old Young Jumper YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
Young Stars of Spring Shining Moments from Blenheim EquiSports Spring Series  By Nina Vogel and Pam Maley  F  or the whole...
Shannon Beck Photo by McCool Championship title and has since progressed to the 1 40m and 1 50m classes Now matched with Southern California based professional Michelle Parker Doriena has already secured her first grand prix win After a successful HITS Coachella Circuit this winter Doriena and Parker headed to San Juan Capistrano for the Blenheim Spring Series They picked up the blue ribbon in the 25 000 Markel Insurance Grand Prix during the Blenheim Spring Classic II Doriena owned by Idyllic Imports rose to the occasion according to Parker as the pair blazed around the jump off to catch a seemingly unbeatable time They took a step towards the national grand prix level when they completed the challenging 40 000 Spring III Grand Prix course with just one rail down the following week Sired by Canturano Doriena has showcased her talents in the show ring The mare stays fit in Parker s program through an emphasis on flatwork but she is always game to jump Doriena is a great competitor Parker explained She can jump off quickly in her classes without getting rattled or flat at the jumps She s a trusty partner who gets into the competitive spirit with you Clearly ready to take on new heights Parker plans to continue competing Doriena in the regional and national grand prix classes Parker sees Doriena as a star partner for a young rider seeking to compete in high level showjumping Shiloh Roseboom Shines Shiloh Roseboom found victory after victory as she dominated the pony rings during the Blenheim Spring Series Aboard four different small and medium ponies Roseboom earned top three finishes in over 30 classes during Blenheim Spring Classics II and III Roseboom piloted three ponies to top ten finishes in the inaugural USHJA Pony Hunter Derby during the Blenheim Spring Classic II Notably as one of the youngest derby riders she earned second place and emerged as the highest scoring small pony entry with Enchantment Farm LLC s Heavenly Patch of Blue Nine year old Roseboom and Heavenly Patch of Blue executed a clean sweep of the Small Pony Hunter division the following week Winning all five classes plus a score of 86 in the Handy round landed Roseboom several awards the SmartPak Grand Pony Hunter Champion Award the SmartPak High Score Pony Hunter Award and a tie for the SmartPak Overall Grand Champion Award I didn t know that there were those kinds of awards so I was completely surprised that I won them Roseboom recalled Of course I was happy that I did May June 2017 Shiloh Roseboom and Heavenly Patch of Blue Photo by Laura Wasserman Photo Roseboom started riding when she was just three years old In fact her first lesson was her third birthday present She shares her passion for riding with her mother Shari Roseboom whose horses Shiloh would groom and bathe before she even began riding When she s not riding she enjoys playing with her dogs and spending time on the Colorado River on her family s boat for family vacations This year Shiloh has her eyes set on the competitive USEF Pony Finals in Lexington KY which she has qualified for in the past but not yet competed in By the looks of her blossoming success in the pony ring this spring the young equestrian will continue to shine Hannah Loly s Future Looks Bright After earning top placings in multiple grand prix events edging out professionals in open jumper classics and scoring numerous wins in Jr AO Jumper divisions Hannah Loly can certainly mark the 2017 Blenheim Spring Series as a success The now fifteen year old California native she just celebrated her birthday kicked off the Blenheim Spring Classic I with a win in the 5 000 1 35m Classic aboard one of her three equine partners Zafira Loly and Zafira continued to shine as they also secured the title in the 2 000 1 30m Jr AO Jumper Classic Loly wrapped up the week once again competing against the professionals with a YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS 61
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Loly does not get nervous when she steps in the show ring On the contrary she trusts her mounts and enjoys the challenge when the competition is tough I know that all the horses I have are going to take care of me which is really nice Even though I might not do fantastic in every class I m still being competitive And to know that I m with a bunch of people who may be better than me and who have more experience than me but that I can compete against is really awesome she said When not taking on the big jumps in competition she is balancing her time in the saddle with her studies She rides her horses each morning before heading to school Loly says she s also a bookworm Clearly a rising star on horseback and in school she maintains not only a fearless front in the face of competition but a wise outlook on her passion for the sport It s one of the only sports that both men and women can compete in as equals Loly explained And where your age doesn t really matter So I can be competing as a teenager against people who are three times my age Hannah Loly and Asombro Photo by McCool remarkable second place finish in the 25 000 Markel Insurance Grand Prix with Asombro When she returned to the grand prix ring at the end of the Blenheim Spring Classic II Loly again showcased her talents with a clear round and a third place finish She also clinched the 2 000 1 30m Jr AO Jumper Classic for a second week in a row Horse mortality With her sights set on making the Zone X team for the North American Junior Young Rider Championships in Saugerties NY later this summer Loly will be traveling to compete in all the remaining qualifiers this season including the final trials at Blenheim June Series I June 7 11 2017 More than just a policy Horse and farm insurance you can count on Imogen Rex Exclusive Markel Horse Insurance Specialist Mortality Farm Ranch imogenrex gmail com 540 550 0883 Farm and ranch Equine liability markelhorseandfarm com MarkelHorse 62 MARKEL Imogen Rex Half page ad fnl indd 1 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 4 11 172017 7 20 AM
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REPRODUCTIVE CONSIDERATIONS FOR MY HORSE DURING SHOW SEASON By Oakhurst Equine Veterinary Services M any questions arise during the beginning of the breeding and show season What do I do if I want to keep showing my mare but I also want to breed her Why is she acting so weird right now How can I control this behavior How long can she show and be pregnant All of these are great questions about your show and reproduction seasons Horses are what we call seasonally diestrus animals meaning they do not cycle in the winter They start to cycle in the spring around March and will stop again around November In early spring mares go through a transition from not having heat cycles to cycling about every 21 days During this transition period your mare can exhibit unusual estrus cycles and behavior This can also affect her performance in the show ring Estrus behavior caused by increasing estrogen levels near ovulation will cause mares to lean on other horses lift their tails and sometimes squat and urinate In between heat cycles and during pregnancy progesterone causes mares to be non receptive to other horses behavior in this period can include pinning their ears at and kicking at other horses In rare cases mares can have abnormalities or tumors that can cause stallion like behavior Another important factor to consider is gestation length Mares are pregnant for about 11 months We try to breed them in the spring so the foal will be born in the early spring the following year It can become more difficult to get mares pregnant as fall approaches and some mares may take more than one cycle to become pregnant so starting in early spring can be beneficial Additionally some disciplines have special classes for young horses in these cases being born early in the year may be advantageous Remember if you want to breed your mare earlier than spring she should be under lights for at least 60 days Breeding options for show mares First you have to know your breed standards and requirements for registering the foal For example if you wanted to register your Thoroughbred with the Jockey Club the mare can only be bred by live cover they will not accept artificial insemination AI or embryo transfer Other breeds such as quarter horses and warmbloods allow both AI and embryo transfer As you show your mare you may need access to veterinary care to determine when she can be bred to inseminate your mare and to check for pregnancy You can plan to breed your mare and continue to show her throughout the season Just take into consideration when the foal will be born and the length of show season In late pregnancy after seven to eight months your mare will not be able to compete to her full potential There are many options for breeding by artificial insemination Overall AI is safer for the mare and stallion can allow timed ovulation and decrease costs and other complications of shipping your mare to the stallion You can breed AI with fresh semen meaning the stallion is collected and the mare inseminated immediately afterwards on the same facility as the stallion This has the highest percentage of success The next option is fresh cooled semen which can be collected and shipped overnight to your mare And the third option is to use frozen semen Frozen semen has a lower insemination success rate with a 50 55 first cycle success and up to 70 80 seasonal pregnancy success rate while cooled semen generally has higher success rates Breeding with frozen semen is generally more labor intensive as well However MANY factors can affect pregnancy rates Some of these factors are whether your mare has had a foal and her age the timing of the insemination and the quality quantity and fertility of the semen to just name a few If you do not want your mare to be pregnant while she is showing then embryo transfer might be the best option for you This requires special planning a reproductive facility that provides this service and possibly buying or leasing recipient mares that will carry the foal to term Embryo transfer requires synchronizing the breeding cycles of your mare with that of the recipient mares Your mare will be bred and an embryo will be flushed out of the uterus 6 7days after ovulation and transferred into the recipient mare for her to carry to term This procedure however is not cheap nor is it foolproof Even with the best facilities the success rate of embryo transfer being successful and ending up with a live foal is only 2550 per cycle So be prepared to have to flush your mare multiple times in order to recover a viable embryo and successfully transfer it to the recipient mare However one advantage is you can potentially flush multiple embryos in one breeding season thereby potentially resulting in more foals if desired 64 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
REPRODUCTIVE CONSIDERATIONS FOR MY HORSE... DURING SHOW SEASON  By Oakhurst Equine Veterinary Services  M  any questions a...
How do I control her behavior during her heat cycles You have a few options for those mares that tend to be a little cranky during estrus Most of these options attempt to control her hormonal levels Because estrogen can cause some behaviors that are not wanted in the show ring the goal is to get her Progesterone levels up to simulate diestrus or pregnancy There are a few options 1 Altrenogest Regumate or generic This will need to be given daily by mouth Your mare will come into heat in 3 5 days once you stop this medication You must wear gloves when administering as it can be absorbed through your skin It is the best way to keep a mare out of heat We also use it to synchronize mares so they can cycle together when trying to time insemination or embryo transfer STUDENTS IN GRADES 6 12 TAKE THE REINS AND JOIN THE IEA TH A N N I V E R S A R Y 2002 2 Medroxyprogesterone Depo Provera or generic This is an intramuscular injection of essentially progesterone These drugs however may not necessarily keep you mare out of heat and may need to be injected every 3 4 weeks to maintain a steady state of progesterone in her system C 3 Marbles Yes inserting a marble into your mare s uterus can simulate pregnancy and the mare will start producing more progesterone This does not always work and some mares will expel the marble once they realize it is not an embryo This procedure must be done sterilely by a Veterinarian with a special sized marble Do not attempt this on your own M Y Teams are Forming in Washington state Contact Us Today CM MY CY CMY K All of these options are allowed under USEF medication guidelines You do not need to fill out a medication report on Altrenogest even if you are giving it daily And as long as you do not give an injection of medroxyprogesterone within 12 hours of showing you are within the USEF medication guidelines Most of these medications are short term and should not affect a horse that is planning to be bred the following season It may affect them in the current season if intending to breed shortly so check with your Veterinarian before giving any of these medications for showing purposes As a coach I feel incredibly lucky to work with an organization that offers young equestrians so many opportunities Our riders have developed such a strong sense of sportsmanship and horsemanship because of the ideologies and practices of the IEA Coach Chatham VA It s fun and challenging and there is no need for any rider to own a horse The IEA is available to public or private schools and barn teams The Oakhurst Equine Veterinary Services team of veterinarians collaborated on this article for Flying Changes Oakhurst Equine has been providing comprehensive veterinary care to equine athletes for over 20 years and offers a full range of services including reproduction lameness examinations state of the art diagnostics preventive care equine medicine and surgery and dentistry 24 7 care for routine and emergency needs is available by calling 503 554 0227 or online at www oakhurstequine com 2017 May June 2017 Riders in grades 6 12 can compete with teams in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association IEA School age equestrians with various levels of experience compete in Hunt Seat and Western disciplines throughout the school year Riders not only compete for individual points but for their team as well Many of our riders receive scholarships based on their performance throughout their IEA years Founded in 2002 the IEA has more than 13 500 riders on over 1 500 teams competing in hundreds of shows across the United States each year For more information please contact Jennifer Eaton IEA Membership Coordinator at 877 RIDE IEA 877 743 3432 or Jenn rideiea org Horses are provided to each rider at every event All mounts are selected by a draw Parents like that the IEA provides an affordable format for their child as he she builds riding skills YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS 65
How do I control her behavior during her heat cycles  You have a few options for those mares that tend to be a little cran...
Stretch and loosen your horse with leg yields at the walk against the wall By Julie Ronning W hat it does I love this exercise because it is beneficial to horses of all ages and levels of training When done properly these leg yields accomplish several things while being low impact and easy on our horses bodies It is a wonderful warm up tool to help your horse loosen and stretch his her body to prepare for work It also teaches horses coordination through crossing and uncrossing both their front and hind legs Lastly I find it very helpful in teaching young horses or any horse for that matter about bending Julie Ronning How to do it Begin with your horse facing the wall about a meter away This space is important so that the horse does not feel trapped Ask your horse to yield from one leg keeping the horse s body nearly perpendicular to the wall After you get a few good steps stop and praise your horse then try it again Remember to stay weighted on your inside seat bone For instance if you are yielding away from your left leg your left seat bone will be weighted The exercise should be done very slowly with each walk step thoughtfully dictated With practice you will find your horse will be able to deepen the crossing of the legs as well as reach further to the side which means increased flexibility in the shoulders and hips leading to more expressive lateral movement Cazador is a 12 year old 4th level Andalusian cross gelding owned by Jill and Carol Jackson This picture illustrates hind leg crossing although for a horse of his schooling I could have asked for a deeper cross He is however soft and relaxed and bending nicely Note how I am sitting him squarely but with a clearly weighted right seat bone for values under 2637 12th Ct SW Olympia WA 98502 66 Harlow is my 4 year old Dutch Warmblood mare She is just learning the exercise in hand but note how she is already beginning to bend through her ample rib cage actively crossing her legs and increasing her shoulder flexibility YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
Stretch and loosen your horse with leg yields at the walk against the wall By Julie Ronning  W  hat it does  I love this e...
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Gallery By Alden Corrigan Media 1 1 FEI World Cup Dressage Finalists 2 FEI World Cup Dressage winners Isabelle Werth and Weihegold OLD GER 2 3 2nd place finishers Laura Graves and Verdades USA 4 3rd place finishers Carl Hester and Nip Tuck GBR 5 Champagne anyone Isabell Werth GER giving Carl Hester GBR a champagne bath as Laura Graves USA counts her blessings 5 Dressage supremacy continued for the world s number one ranked rider Germany s Isabell Werth riding her fabulous horse Weihegold OLD Werth scored an impressive 90 704 in their Freestyle to take home her third FEI World Cup Dressage Final win 68 A delighted Isabell celebrated on the podium drenching the second and third place riders America s Laura Graves riding Verdades and Great Britain s Carl Hester riding Nip Tuck in champagne I knew her day Weihegold OLD could be today and Laura YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
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3 4 pushed me to show what we could do I m so happy Tonight we ll definitely have a party said Isabell Laura Graves was sensational in the FEI World Cup although not able to bring the victory home Laura achieved a personal best score of 85 307 on her 15 year old gelding Verdades May June 2017 I didn t realize how badly I wanted to win I said on Thursday I d give it a run for the money and today I thought Oh I want that so badly but finishing second to the no 1 in the world still feels a lot like winning This is my first time on a podium as an individual and that was very special I won t forget it that s for sure YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS 69
3  4  pushed me to show what we could do, I   m so happy  Tonight we   ll definitely have a party     said Isabell Laura G...
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With a Foundation of Success Rainbow Canyon Ranch would like to recognize and commend Mary Gatti for her outstanding accomplishments Be not afraid of greatness Some are born great some achieve greatness and others have greatness thrust upon them William Shakespeare Success is not the key to happiness Happiness is the key to success If you love what you are doing you will be successful Albert Schweitzer 2001 CPHA Hall of Fame Horse Person of the Year 2008 USEF Zone X Lifetime Achievement Award 2011 PCHA Parents Sportsmanship Award 2014 USHJA Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 LAHJA President s Award Champions Emerge Specializing in Hunters and Equitation Consistently Producing World National and Regional Champions Committed to Meeting the Needs and Goals of Our Horses and Riders rainbowcanyon earthlink net 626 334 9480 www rainbowcanyonranch com Mary Gatti Owner Trainer Kim Tasker Rider Trainer Candise Pipkin Manager R A I N B O W C A N Y O N R A N C H
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Saddle Fit and Wide Horses By Jochen Schleese CMS CSFT CSE 2017 Saddlefit 4 Life All Rights Reserved O ne of the questions I am often asked by my female clients especially is can wide horses cause my hips to hurt The answer is yes but there is an easy solution Too many times the concept of twist of the saddle is misunderstood it is defined in saddler terms as being that part of the tree that the rider feels between the inner upper thighs As such the twist is absolutely instrumental in combatting the feel of being pulled apart at the hips You can have a very narrowly built horse and still have this feeling if you are riding in a saddle which has a twist that is simply too wide for the rider s conformation The tree shape and design is critical in determining the final fit of the saddle to both horse and rider everything else is just fluff As such the bottom of the tree should be made to accommodate the needs of the horse including panel shape and length gullet width and tree point position Crucial for the rider will be stirrup bar placement the twist the seat depth and the cantle height and position Therefore you can still have a tree built for a wider backed horse while still accommodating the needs of the rider with a narrow twist and thus avoiding that pulled apart feeling that riding a gender inappropriate saddle on such a wide horse usually brings with it 74 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS May June 2017
Saddle Fit and Wide Horses By Jochen Schleese, CMS, CSFT, CSE   2017 Saddlefit 4 Life   All Rights Reserved  O  ne of the ...
APRIL AD PLACED There are exceptions to every rule of course but most women will feel more comfortable riding with a narrower twist and extended stirrup bars The reasons for this are purely physiological and are actually quite logical when you think about them The hamstring and quadriceps muscle on female upper thighs are much rounder than a man s which means there is less space given between the upper inner thighs as shown in the picture depicting both male and female legs A man s quads and hamstrings on the other hand are much flatter and positioned more on the front and backs of the femur rather than being as round as the female s Consequently he will usually feel more comfortable riding in a wider twist since there is simply more room between the upper inner thigh In addition the length of the female upper leg is usually 1 2 longer than her lower leg measured hip to knee and knee to ankle vs a man s upper and lower legs which are usually more equal in length This means that already the natural position and inclination of the female s leg when she is sitting in the saddle is to hang forward beyond the perpendicular often putting her in a chair seat The reason for this position also has to do with several other facts that I won t go into detail in here but include ACCEPTING NEW FARRIER CLIENTS Over 10 years of experience including work with Dr Mark Revenaugh DVM Apprenticed with Joe McKee Dedicated to ongoing education References available 503 830 9580 Wilsonville Oregon a it hurts to sit on the pubic symphysis b the hip joints are articulated differently than a man s and thus automatically turn out the leg and c there is not enough support from behind to keep her sitting straight in the saddle The solution to assist in the position of the legs is to have extended or sometimes even extra extended stirrup bars which will pull the leg back underneath the rider and allow her to more easily stay in the shoulder hip heel plumb line With consideration given to especially the twist riding a widebacked horse should not cause issues that result in hip pain for the rider May June 2017 YOUR NEWS YOUR SPORT YOUR BUSINESS 75
APRIL AD PLACED There are exceptions to every rule, of course, but most women will feel more comfortable riding with a nar...
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CLUB NEWS Board of Directors BoardofDirectors einw org w w w EINW o rg President s Report Dressage Report By Diana Axness By Gunn Cooper This month I ll write about what s on my mind instead of what s going on in the organization The division directors always do a great job of sharing their news so I don t need to add any more It was the dressage clinic that almost wasn t On Friday morning Anne Gribbons called me from the airport in Orlando Florida in a panic telling me that due to severe weather in Atlanta Delta couldn t get her to Seattle until Sunday evening so maybe we should consider cancelling the clinic After working so hard on putting this clinic series together for over six months there was no way I was going to let that happen so due to quick thinking on my husband s part we were able to rebook her on a direct flight the following morning I had to quickly cancel the planned Friday evening reception and reschedule the Saturday rides to start at noon instead of nine in the morning All the riders and auditors were very flexible and accommodating with all these changes and we ended up having a super clinic and a very nice lunch on Sunday with the food I had ordered for the Friday reception The picture of the flowers in the stall pretty much says it all If you look closely you ll see the box of Kleenex next to the chair You ll also see the braid of tail hair Saying goodbye to an equine companion is one of the toughest things a horse owner has to do This last month several of my friends have had to do just that One friend lost her horse to old age He had a wonderful career as a driving horse and then a well cared for retirement But sooner or later there isn t anything a person can do to keep them comfortable and it s time to let them go The other friends lost their horses due to health issues that weren t treatable despite the horses being in their prime It doesn t really matter the reason a horse is no longer with us it s still sad Hopefully through the sadness we can still remember how much they enriched our lives It s time to stop writing and go give my ponies another hug May 2017 Anne is such a gifted teacher Within minutes she was able to diagnose what each rider needed to change and give very clear instructions not a bunch of dressage jargon on how to effect change Before you knew it horse and rider was www EINW org Diana Axness Trish Camozzi Ekberg Gunn Cooper Meika Decher Merridy Hance Penny Leggott Kathryn Lewis Sarah Johnson Chris Bredeson Laurie McLaughlin Administration diana einw org trish einw org gunn einw org meika einw org merridy einw org penny einw org kathryn einw org sarah einw org chris einw org lauriemc einw org Membership Bookkeeper Volunteers Grants Website Email membership einw org bookkeeper einw org volunteers einw org grants einw org webmaster einw org Driving Events Clinic driving einw org Sarah Johnson Diana Axness Merridy Hance Leslie McGinnis sarah einw org diana einw org merridy einw org leslie einw org Eventing Horse Trials Clinics eventing einw org Meika Decher Penny Leggott Heidi Hansen meika einw org penny einw org heidi einw org Dressage Shows Clinics dressage einw org Gunn Cooper Markay Kerr Kathryn Lewis Peter Rothschild Kaye Phaneuf gunn einw org markay einw org kathryn einw org pgr tsandm com phaneuf canby com Sport Horse Breeding Shows Clinics Chris Bredeson Laurie McLaughlin chris einw org lauriemc einw org moving differently and looking much happier It was almost like she had just sprinkled fairy dust on them During each 45 minute lesson she was giving the rider one exercises after the other to work on leaving them with a whole list of new tools and things to work on until she comes back again Her suggestions were delivered in a very positive and constructive tone Most riders were even able to work on passage and piaffe Anne said that there are no reason lower level dressage horses shouldn t work on that as long as you make it fun and reward it with sugar and lots of praise Anne believes that no matter where each horse is in his training there is always something to improve 77
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Anne also commented on what a nice bunch of riders we had in this clinic When you get eight dressage divas together that apparently that has not always been her experience Imagine that The other thing that she very much appreciated was what good students all the riders were and because of that they all showed a marked improvement in their riding on the second day That makes me as an organizer very happy because that is what Equestrians Institute is all about educating our members to be better horsemen women Sink No time to drive Come and volunteer with us instead It s a nice change of pace snacks are included and you d be surprised what you can learn by just watching other people have a go We are trying a new online volunteer sign up this year and hope that this makes it more fun and convenient for folks Eventing Report to help out Thanks to The EI Horse Trials will be on May the Driving Committee 26th 28th at the Washington State Horse members for getting Park in Cle Elum Volunteers 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CLUB NEWS Oregon Dressage Society The Volte 2017 Executive Committee President Gaye McCabe 503 378 0309 j g mccabe juno com President Elect Ed Miller 541 890 5085 eamgroup aol com Secretary Valerie Hallberg Stallings 541 4409257 valerie barneystrophy com Treasurer Dolores Morgan 360 703 7839 doloresmorgan mindspring com w w w o re g o n d re s s a g e c o m ODS President s Note I can t believe it is May already I sure hope the rain has stopped Riffle for maintaining the arena I had several positive comments about the arenas condition I would like to report that the Adult Team Show took place April 1 2 at the Oregon State Fair in Salem The weather actually cooperated and everyone had a great time If you are not familiar with this show it is designed with the Adult Amateur in mind While I was serving as the United States Dressage Federation Adult Amateur chair I proposed the team concept since I was involved with the Jr YR Team Show and felt that adults might like to have a teams support in showing especially if they had just returned to riding after raising their family or were new to dressage If you have thought you might like to show but didn t want to go by yourself this is the show for you If you don t have enough to make a team 3 to 4 riders then there is always a team that is looking for another rider come and make new friends The fairgrounds are continuing to make improvements They actually have someone that knows how to drag the arenas and this May they are going to fix the stall floors Many thanks to ODS member Somer Riffle s husband Scott We are excited to congratulate ODS youth member Lauren Martin as she was recently selected as a recipient of the Winnie Heiney Duncan Youth Scholarship award and received 250 towards her clinic expenses with Brooke Voldbaek Lauren shared with the scholarship committee I personify the characteristics of Winnie Heiney Duncan and support quality treatment of horses and regular dressage education Being a team player and supporting my fellow riders is important to me Despite losing my horse four days before a show I continued to participate because I had made a commitment to my chapter to volunteer I have been titled one of the 2016 USDF Shining Stars A Shining Star shows commitment and dedication to the sport of dressage just like Winnie Heiney Duncan I was awarded this title because I exemplified good sportsmanship courage and loyalty and in the face of adversity I can rise above My short term plans are to successfully earn my first level scores perform equitation at 70 and higher qualify for regionals in both equitation and first level and move on to nationals in equitation in 2017 My long range goals are to obtain my bronze medal before I am fifteen Lauren has an active Instagram account and you can follow her adventures on there We would also like to congratulate ODS youth member Jori Dupell who spent most of the winter riding in Florida Watch for future updates about her adventures There have been several ODS members showing in California this winter please share your experiences and photos with our office so that we can include this in future issues of Flying Changes 80 Oregon Dressage Society is a USDF Group Member ODS members are automatically USDF Group Members www OregonDressage com Directors at Large Lisa Koch 541 410 5968 lisakoch3 gmail com Jessica Rattner 503 830 9994 jessica rattner gmail com Anna Bigwood 503 591 3217 abigwood comcast net Emily Kenyon 541 510 1761 emii18 yahoo com Gaye McCabe Ed Miller Regional Representatives North Region 2 Kathy Casey 971 506 7786 kathycaseydressage gmail com Tom Murray 626 644 3008 tommurraydressage gmail com Central Region Karen Cheeke 541 740 8837 kontessakeen hotmail com South Region Cassi Soule 541 817 7277 weatheringsprings yahoo com East Region Sharm Daggett 541 426 3728 sharm wallowacounty com Committee Chairs Adult Committee Francy Haupt 971 8322260 dqhorsestuff comcast net Awards Committee Ed Miller See President Elect Championship Show Jennifer Milburn 541 231 7247 dressageshowmanager gmail com Competitions Committee Vacant DSHB Committee Diane Nauman 541 6197943 nauman yahoo com Finance Committee Dolores Morgan see Treas Para Committee Karina Molatore 503 5238084 karina molatore gmail com Youth Committee Gaye McCabe see Pres Additional State Positions Asst Treasurer Jorine Rietman 503 849 8235 j rietman comcast net Awards USEF Shows Christopher Main 503 389 0191 christopher haywardfarm com Awards ODS League Shows Vacant Awards DSHB Dolores Morgan see Treas Awards Special Joyce Stride 503 647 0168 Editor Policies Procedures Ed Miller see Awards ODS Librarian Francy Haupt see Adult Committee 4H Liaison Joyce Stride 503 647 0168 Historian Kim Hixson 509 698 6778 Chapter Officers Listed on ODS Website Central Office Corinne Tindal Stonier Executive Director 503 681 2337 503 681 3873 fax office oregondressage com May 2017
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ODS participated recently in the NW Horse Fair and Expo in Albany OR We have had a booth from their inaugural year and have helped to organize demo riders since their second year This year s dressage clinician was Jec Ballou one of the horse industry s top sources of training and coaching for proper gymnastic development of horse and riders Demo rider coordinator Francy Haupt shared some of what happened in the arena via the ODS Facebook page Many thanks to our sponsors of the demo rider stalls the demo riders and booth volunteers who helped make our participation in this event possible Planning for this fall s ODS Championship Shows are underway both for League and Licensed competitors Please visit the ODS website calendar to note the dates and to start May 2017 planning your qualification These shows are not only an opportunity to demonstrate and celebrate our accomplishment of the primary ODS Mission of education but they are also important fundraisers for us Please help spread the word to help attract sponsors and vendors for these events ODS Board Member Tom Murray has stepped up to run the Licensed Show s sponsorship drive and would love your support On another topic if you use Amazon to make purchases consider using Amazon Smiles If you haven t heard of Amazon Smiles it is a website operated by Amazon with all the same products and prices at the regular Amazon com The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile they donate 0 5 of the purchase price on eligible products for www OregonDressage com charitable organizations that you choose The Oregon Dressage Society is listed as one of the organizations you can choose for this money to go to It isn t a lot but if everyone did this it could add up Well until next month have fun with your four legged friends Gaye McCabe ODS President USDF L Education Program The USDF L Education Program that ODS is hosting this year is going very well so far Two sessions are finished and the third in May 6 7 Attendance is greater than expected which is wonderful there are 30 participants from all over the country and Session A had almost 40 auditors This 81
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Adult Amateur High Point In addition we received the 2016 ODS League Show Training Level AA High Point Reserve Champion and also won Washington State Horseman Dressage Training Level High Point for both A and B systems and Highest Average Adult Amateur for both A and B Systems In addition Arthur was awarded his Training Level ROM Superior and Supreme awards I am so proud of our first show year together CHAPTER NEWS Lower Puget Sound opportunity is great for everyone Adult Amateur or Professional You learn how judges develop the scores and comments you receive on your test The quality of education has been superb We are so fortunate to have such an amazing educational opportunity in the Northwest If you are interested in auditing the final session contact program organizer Francy Haupt dqhorsestuff gmail com Limited space may be available Help Wanted Volunteers The Oregon Dressage Society has a webpage for listing volunteer opportunities It is http www oregondressage com volunteer html If you are running an event and want to use it please connect with the ODS Office ODS Licensed Championship Show Qualifiers Please remember to check the ODS calendar often for changes Many shows have chosen to apply for ODS Approval late this year Contact the ODS Office if you have questions about a particular show Insurance for Chapter and Committee Activities Every event that involves horses hosted by your chapter or committee must have an insurance application submitted Reminder that we are submitting our insurance applications to our agent only once a month on the second Tuesday if we submit more than once a month we are subject to additional processing fees The correct application to use is an active PDF which you can type in before printing posted online Please make every attempt to type it out because it helps reduce errors due to trying to read handwriting Do not use applications saved in your computer as older versions are now obsolete Please review our website insurance page as it contains forms in regards to insurance including a general ODS waiver a volunteer waiver an accident form vendors with current liability on file and more 82 Our show season has begun Though it has been a very difficult winter to get out and practice for the tests our active members are ready for shows to begin The first show is May 6th at the Kitsap Saddle Club with Amanda Wilgenburg L as judge The following day our second show at the same location will be judged by Anne Appleby R This is just the beginning of a packed show season with 8 shows and 1 Ride and Review planned for our members and horse community All the information about our shows and the Omnibus can be found on the website http www lpsdc com To help all our riders prepare for showing we held a Show Season Strategy Workshop with Jen Verharen This workshop focused on helping riders learn simple strategies for handling their stress and fears constructively to be able to focus and ride their best 24 participants learned new techniques for keeping cool under pressure from this talented presenter Focus on A LPSDC Horse and Rider Pair Last season Karen Walling and Arthur received top awards from both LPSDC ODS and also Washington State Horseman We want to share a little about this partnership through Karen s eyes I started riding Arthur in February of 2016 about 2 5 months after I had hip surgery which was the soonest my hip surgeon would clear me to do walk work and we quickly progressed from there Arthur belonged to a very good friend of mine that has been letting me use her property to keep my horses for about 4 years She had owned Arthur for 3 years when I purchased him from her in April of 2016 after having to put down my mare that I had only owned for about 18 months I had a lot of help from my Trainer at the time Linda Ketter of Yelm and I frequently cliniced with Kandis Horton of Port Orchard In 2016 we showed at all of the LPSDC shows at Training Level 2 and 3 We won LPSDC 2016 Training Level Adult Amateur HIgh Point and www OregonDressage com My most memorable show was the June show where Arthur was really peaking We received a 75 2 and a 73 4 at LPSDC in June Unfortunately he really seemed to start struggling after that show I was perplexed and tried a few things but the vets said he was just being a lazy pony which he really is but my gut feeling told me there was something more As the summer went on he just got lazier and lazier In August we showed at the Summervale Recognized Shows and received our 4 scores 2 66 and 2 69 necessary to qualify for the Regional Championships I was very excited but by September Arthur was really dragging his feet I knew I had to do more for him and had complete blood work done by Tacoma Equine The diagnosis Cushings I was very grateful to now know what was wrong and with a course of action had him working with more energy than I had experienced since I got him Arthur and I have been working hard on impulsion and lengthenings all winter This is one of Arthurs really weak spots along with counter canter which he hates He is built more for up and down not out but we are starting to see a little progress but it is not consistent He was good at Training Level but first level has some things that are hard and he does not like hard very much There is nothing spectacular about Arthur but he is reliable honest forgiving and steady You know what you are going to have at the show as it is the same thing you have at home I put a lot of focus on accuracy in the tests and between the accuracy and his steadiness we have done well so far I am always working to improve my riding balance and use of my aids and trying to help him get stronger so he can handle the increased requirements of first level impulsion and I know we need to up our game but we are slowly making progress For 2017 we plan on showing First Level at the League Shows with the hope of making the 2017 ODS League Championships Show and Training Level at the USEF USDF Recognized Shows with the hope of making the ODS Recognized Show Championships I got Arthur measured for his USEF Pony Card when we were at the Regional Championships in September he is only 13 3 hands and I joined the National Dressage Pony Cup and registered him with them I plan to show him in the National Dressage Pony Cup classes at the Champagne Classic at Donida in July It May 2017
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Pacific Crest Trail Beauty etc and got my first horse when I was in my 20 s an untrained Arabian gelding I only rode for pleasure just trail riding Then I really got serious having a variety of horses usually 4 5 at a time until I was in my mid 30 s when I decided to start cutting I sold everything and got just one really good cutting horse with whom I had a lot of fun showing for about 8 years After that I stopped competing and did some trail riding until I went to the Dressage World Cup Finals in Las Vegas about 8 years ago and decided that was what I wanted to do ride dressage should be a lot of fun to show with other ponies The original long term plan was to ride Arthur only for about 3 years as I have a 2 year old Sport Pony Filly and I should be riding and starting to show her by then I planned this because I would prefer to have only one horse as would my non horsey husband We will just see how things work out I hope to have Arthur dabbling at 2nd Level by then I think it will be hard work but he should be able to do it A little background on me Having just come back from the World Cup Finals in Omaha Nebraska I couldn t be more excited about participating in all the shows our Club puts on and also going to several A shows in the area this season It is Karen s hard work and focus that has reaped the wonderful rewards that we all strive for while riding Her story is unique and yet in many ways similar to all of our LPSDC members Happy riding Sandra Schugren LPSDC I was a typical horse crazy kid I read all the important horse books My Friend Flicka Black Our first meeting of the year was held at Lillian Logan s barn in North Plains on March 11 2017 Future meetings will be held at Century Springs Farm in North Plains on the following dates in conjunction with our Ernst Herrmann clinics June 18 July 9 August 13 October 8 If you would like to ride in these clinics or would like more information contact Joyce Stride at 503 647 0168 for a ride time Auditors are always welcome at these clinics and we invite you to attend our chapter meetings which are preceded by potluck lunches at noon PCTC is pleased to announce that our Dressage Can Be Fun Show will be held October 21 22 2017 at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds in McMinnville Oregon Our new show manager will be Lillian Logan and the show secretary will be Marci Sanders Saturday will be a practice show day and Sunday will be an ODS League Show Suzanne Ronning will be our judge We hope you will add our show to your 2017 calendar For The New Rider Great used saddles for Dressage or Hunter Jumpers SSG Gloves for the Show Ring The Wahl Stable Pro Clipper Kit contains a durable clipper that quickly cleans up legs fetlocks and bridle paths The Stable Pro was designed to be powerful enough to handle all your clipping and trimming needs Durable enough to be impact resistant and balanced to minimize hand grip fatigue 99 99 www sidesaddletackshop weebly com 10414 NE Halsey Street Portland OR 97220 503 256 1964 or 888 694 3585 May 2017 www OregonDressage com 83
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CLUB NEWS Oregon Region of the United States Pony Clubs For all inquiries please contact oregonregionboard gmail com w w w o re g o n p o n y c l u b o rg The Oregon Region has a brand new club Rogue Valley Pony Club RVPC recently formed just outside of Medford in the town of Eagle Point The founding instructors sponsors and board members are all excited to bring the Pony Club curriculum and experience back to Southern Oregon It is an area with various equine clubs but no nearby Pony Clubs Mounted and unmounted lessons are held at Weathering Springs training facility which is the home base for Cassi Soule a Pony Club alum and leader of the new club She is an experienced coach trainer and judge Cassi draws on her extensive background in dressage eventing and western riding to instruct our members whose interests vary from western dressage western pleasure hunters jumpers eventing traditional dressage and even polocrosse Usually half the attendees at the mounted meetings are riding English and the other half are riding Western Lessons with Cassi are fun informative and positive Debanee MacPherson Udall is the RVPC secretary and treasurer While she is completely new to Pony Club she has served on other equine club boards in the area She is excited to be part of Pony Club because she already recognizes the unique opportunities it provides to learn horsemanship in a progressive structured way that is also fun while being the gold standard of safety The Rogue Valley Pony Club has a variety of individuals and volunteers with instructional expertise and talent including Dr Whitney Madigan DVM RVPC is honored to have Dr Madigan a graduate Pony Clubber and equine veterinarian agree to be part of the 84 club She will be giving the members their first certification and she will be filling in with instruction throughout the year as her schedule allows Rachel Merusi is an experienced horsewoman who graduated from Oregon State University in Equine Science and she was the assistant director of the Riding School at the Lake Oswego Hunt Club She enjoys riding dressage and jumping Britta Nosbaum is a former founding leader of Six Rivers Pony Club in California She is an experienced equestrian and an upper level Pony Club alumni who comes from a Midwest family of riders trainers breeders and Pony Club members She also holds certifications with the British Horse Society She has a special interest in helping instruct the littlest of riders and any riders who want to do Hunters and Jumpers The future certainly looks bright for Rogue Valley Pony Club 2017 will be filled with local instruction and regional opportunities for fun and learning RVPC has already sent four members to Quiz Rally in Sisters this spring May 28th will be the First Annual RVPC Benefit Hunter Jumper show which will be part of the area s local Southern Oregon Hunter Jumper Association shows Several members are planning to attend the Model Horse Rally Regional camp in Halsey along with Show Jumping rally to be held later in 2017 The Oregon Region is thrilled to welcome Rogue Valley Pony Club For more information on any of the clubs in Oregon and Southwest Washington visit us at Oregon ponyclub org or email oregonregionboard gmail com Oregon Region Clubs Canterwood Camas SW Washington Columbia Winds Portland Hillsboro St Helens Fox Hills Ridgefield SW Washington High Lakes Central Oregon Bend Highland Riders Beavercreek Iron Horse Portland Beaverton Sherwood Jumps Jodhpurs Eugene Corvallis Mount Hood Hood River Columbia Gorge Oregon Trail Lake Oswego West Linn Patton Valley Forest Grove Hillsboro Rogue Valley Southern Oregon Rose City Portland Beaverton Sherwood www oregon ponyclub org Willamette Valley Salem Willowbrook Clark County WA May 2017
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CLUB NEWS Oregon Hunter Jumper Association The OHJA is excited to have Tom Galligan and Joe Lombardo share their expertise with us Both educational seminars will be held at Hunter Creek in Wilsonville Oregon in the coming months Tom Galligan will be presenting a demonstration on horse massage and acupressure on Thursday June 15th Tom works as a dog and horse message therapeutic cold lasering and acupressure therapist Come learn how President Beka Swan 503 349 0314 beka swantraining net Vice President Kathy Hall 971 404 5296 khall pnwequinelaw com Treasurer Joe Regan 626 644 6771 arborgroveequestrian gmail com w w w o re g o n h u n t e r j u m p e r o rg Ed u c a t i o n O p p o r t u n i t i e s Coming Up OHJA Board Members to help your horse during this great session Joe Lombardo will once again be sharing some of his course designing wisdom on Monday July 10th His clinic was well regarded last year and he will bring further ideas and help for designing courses His clinic is great for show managers and trainers as well as kids amateurs who wish to learn more about what goes into creating the courses they find in the show ring Secretary Katy George 503 853 1050 george uoregon edu Jumper Representative Brooke McLeod 541 821 3444 bmcleod1225 gmail com Hunter Representative Dustin Goodwin 971 219 8586 dustingoodwin00 gmail com Equitation Representative Leah Lively 503 442 2624 lclively gmail com Members at Large Martha Brooks Elise Conlee Robin Rothe Trish Helmer 541 944 1797 360 607 4630 520 358 1079 503 730 8416 Junior Reps Grace Salmon Kara Hix Isabelle Lively JEF Dog Show Please help support the JEF kids by attending and participating in the annual dog show during the Rose City Opener in Bend Oregon The JEF girls are organizing the fun dog competition that includes different events with small prizes A raffle basket will also be available so please purchase tickets during the show for an opportunity to win a fun gift for your smaller four legged friend The money raised throughout the year by the JEF goes to support young riders They can apply for help with clinics OHJA medal finals or another finals class In order to apply for the monetary aid the young rider must participate in helping to raise these funds throughout the year The dog show is a great way to get involved Contact your JEF representative s to learn how you can participate Social Media The OHJA now has over 1000 likes on Facebook Thank you everyone keep it up Through Facebook and Instagram oregonhunterjumper 86 www OregonHunterJumper org May 2017
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the hunter jumper community continues to stay involved It is a great way to help your barn as well when you oregonhunterjumper with your barn hash tag We love seeing the wonderful posts from horse show successes and at home barn fun Let the community know why we love these majestic animals Show Season Medal Finals Practice How many bones does a horse have A Just over 100 B Just over 200 C Just over 300 Answer B Just over 200 over 200 bones The alignment of these bones determines the horse s conformation movement mechanics and efficiency Page 9 of the USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Study Guide The horse s body contains just The show season is strongly underway If you want your points to count towards year end awards make sure you your horse and your trainer are OHJA members Every year there is someone who does well at the shows and has forgotten to sign up don t let that be YOU Signing up and renewing your membership is easy on the Oregon Hunter Jumper Association web site under the Members tab Sponsorship It is never too early to increase your local advertising through sponsoring the OHJA With increased social media and website users sponsoring the organization helps spread word about your business There are different sponsorship levels no amount is too small We also accept product donations for prizes or raffle items Don t forget that you can congratulate a rider or thank your trainer or parent in the medal finals and banquet programs as well Upcoming Surveys The OHJA will be sending out surveys about ribbons and member demographics T hese su r veys a re a nd important way for us to connect with our members and gain information that is helpful to for our sponsorship fundraising efforts Please be on the lookout for these sur veys and ta ke a few moments to complete them Thank you May 2017 www OregonHunterJumper org 87
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CLUB NEWS Washington State Hunter Jumper Association WSHJA 2016 Board of Directors Contact info available on wshja org 2017 WSHJA BOARD 65 TH Y ear w w w W S H JA o rg Congratulations to our winners from the Spring National Show Circuit Spring National Inaugural Champions Green Hunter Challenge Swan Song Meghann Gjertson of Hunter s Run Equestrian Center Red Gate Farm 1 000 Equitation Challenge Olivia Brandon of Parkside Stables 3 000 National Hunter Derby HH Conquest Payton Smith of Archway Equestrian Spring National Hunter Champions Green Hunter Challenge Gramercy Sara Petersen of Woodside Stables Upcoming Announcements The Evergreen Classic Horse Show August 9 13 at the Meadow Wood Equestrian Center will feature a new 5 000 Evergreen Cup Challenge class open to all junior riders The Class is a two phase competition comprised of a jumper phase and a handy hunter phase No entry fee for all junior hunters Will YOU be the first to master the Cup Look for more exciting announcements about the Evergreen Classic coming soon from WSHJA s media channels including Facebook Instagram wshja_junior_reps or on twitter wshjanews 1 000 Grooms Class Winner Leo Diaz of Oz Inc President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Hunter Rep Equitation Rep Amateur Rep Pony Rep Jumper Rep Junior Reps Shelly Kerron Quinn Partridge Nancy Lewis Nora Thomas Heather MacDonald Peter Brandon Jamie Smith Katherine Wade Easley Olivia Brandon Members at Large Tory Bova Lizzie Kerron Bo Masters Sara Peterson Clare Warren www WSHJA org A special thank you to our Braiders and all who sponsored this great class Norgan Inc 1 000 Under Saddle Challenge Brownie Points Jordan Goodall of Aleron Training Stables 5 000 National Hunter Derby Valencia Dustin Goodwin of Oz Inc Leading Hunter Rider Leading Professional Rider Alexis Taylor Silvernale Leading Amateur Owner Rider Natalie Hewson Leading Amateur Rider Jill Todd Leading Child Rider Nicole Lamp Leading Junior Rider Josie Paulson Thank you to our fabulous sponsors and all who contributed to make the show a success Valencia and Dustin Goodwin of Oz Inc WSHJA is a non profit member run association reliant on generous sponsors charitable volunteers and avid participation of the hunter jumper community to accomplish its mission championing the achievements of and serving the interests of both its riders and horses to ensure a thriving equestrian culture in the Pacific Northwest 88 w w w W S H J A o rg May 2017
CLUB NEWS Washington State Hunter Jumper Association  WSHJA 2016  Board of Directors  Contact info available on wshja.org ...
HH Conquest Payton Smith of Archway Equestrian with Kris Waters of Dynamic Video ATTENTION ALL JUNIOR RIDERS THE EVERGREEN CLASSIC BENEFIT HORSE SHOW IS EXCTED TO INTRODUCE THE 5 000 EVERGREEN CUP CHALLENGE UNIQUE PRESTIGIOUS EXCITING DISCIPLINED WILL IT BE YOU TO MASTER THE CUP JOIN US AUGUST 9 13 NO ENTRY FEE FOR JUNIOR HUNTERS A TWO PHASE COMPETITION CONSISTING OF A JUMPER PHASE AND A HANDY HUNTER PHASE The Evergreen Classic Benefit Horse Show is proud to announce the addition of the Evergreen Cup Equitation Challenge in 2017 This Challenge is a 2 phase competition a Jumper Phase and a Handy Hunter Phase We hope for this to become a staple in our prize list and a feature class to look forward to for years to come Below are the specifications for the Evergreen Cup ENTRY FEE No entry fee if the rider is entered in Junior Hunter Division If rider is not entered Junior Division entry fee will be 100 Courses to be posted online two weeks before horse show COURSE REQUIREMENTS Hunter Phase The class must have 12 entries and may not be split regardless of total entries Handy Hunter Phase fences to be offered at both 3 3 and 3 6 Handy course MUST include the following 1 A minimum of 10 efforts all combinations are considered one effort 2 One bounce measured 12 13 between rails height cannot exceed 2 9 for the p element and 3 for B element 3 One Trot fence with the maximum height of 3 4 One Hand Gallop at an unrelated distance to a single fence 5 Two Combinations one off the right lead one of the left lead 6 Two jumps with no ground lines SCORING Hunter Phase Two Judges are required and each will judge from opposite CHAMPION AND RESERVE CHAMPION WILL HAVE COLOR PHOTO IN THE CHRONICLE SOCIAL MEDIA AND OTHER PERIODICALS WHO WILL HAVE THE HONOR OF BEING THE FIRST ETCHED ON THE CUP May 2017 sides of ring To be judged on an open numerical basis with bonus points of up to 10 points to be added to score for handiness Each rail is only a 4 point deduction from overall score COURSE REQUIREMENTS Jumper Phase Course must be set at both 1 05m 3 3 and 1 10m 3 6 Time allowed based on 37om min 400 yd min Course to be designed to consider tight turns and inside options throughout track Course MUST include the following 1 A minimum of 10 efforts all combinations are considered one effort 2 At least one double combination and one triple combination 3 At least 1 triple bar not to exceed 1 40m wide 4 Two separate lines with unrelated distan 5 One liver pool required NO WATER JUMPS PERMITTED Course may include Swedish and or fan style jumps SCORING Jumper Phase To be judged on an open numerical basis A 4 points deduction to be taken for each rail down Judges will take in consideration tidy turns and inside options taken One penalty point over time allowed will be deducted from overall score Both Phases added together for overall score and the top 4 riders will return for further testing THIRD PHASE RIDE OFF required Test to be determined by judges a minimum of 6 jumps required Judges may ask riders to switch horses AWARDS AND PRESENTATION Ribbons presented for overall score only no separate pinning for each phase Evergreen Cup will have big ribbons with horse show name as well as Evergreen Cup trophy to engrave with year champion s name and reserve champion s name Cooler to the winner Ribbons to be announced in low to high placing Champion w w w W S H J A o r g and reserve with color photo in The Chronicle social media and other periodicals 89
HH Conquest   Payton Smith of Archway Equestrian with Kris Waters of Dynamic Video  ATTENTION ALL JUNIOR RIDERS    THE EVE...
CLUB NEWS Woodbrook Hunt Club Lakewood WA w w w w o o d b ro o k h u n t c l u b c o m Huntsman Jenn Hansen s Report For most in the horse world gone are the years of spring conditioning summer showing fall finals and then winter rest One of the many challenges I love about hounds and hunting is the yearly cycle and the changes each of the four seasons brings to the hound s activities No matter how great a season hounds are having or how much we would all love to continue spending two days each week riding to hounds in the company of our good friends spring heralds the end of each hunt season The forests and prairies are coming alive with the scents of spring Wildflowers are in bloom coyote pups and bear cubs soon will be exploring their surroundings These rhythms are our heritage connecting fox hunters with nature and with those who hunted before us The way we hunt may evolve over time and sometimes the reasons but the change of seasons is a reminder that our pleasures are subservient to the natural world Hunting is both timeless and constantly marking of the passage of time One of its many pleasures is that it demands we be responsive to nature Change and rest are good for horses hounds and humans alike The days have become too warm for good scenting and wool coats so it is the time of year for older hounds to laze around and find sunny spots to nap for young entry to begin training and to prepare for hound shows For our trusty staff horses without whom we could not stay up with hounds it s time to pull their shoes and let them rest while enjoying lush spring grass 90th Anniversary WHC Hunt Ball A Smashing Success On March 18th a sold out crowd of members family and friends celebrated 90 years of foxhunting in the Pacific Northwest at the beautiful Tacoma Golf and Country Club in Lakewood The dress and decoration theme harkened back to the incorporation of the hunt club in 1926 and the crowd 90 dressed in all their 1920 s flapper dresses ties and tails and sat down to dinner at art deco inspired table decorations The Hunt Ball is the largest yearly fundraiser for WHC which is an all volunteer club run by a board of directors Foxhunting gifts many beautifully handmade or antique graced the silent auction tables and then a live auction featured great events like a training session at the WA State Horse Park with Olympian Todd Trewin a pristine vintage ski boat generously donated by Scott Goodrich a Downton Abbey Dinner Party complete with butlers and wait staff for 18 donated by Bruce and Andy Lorig as well as weekend packages in Wintrop and Vashon Island The club raised a record amount for the Hound Fund which subsidizes the operating costs of the club supplementing our revenue from membership and activities like the Hunter Trials and Hunter Pace Series Stokes Auction Group did a marvelous job of running the silent and live auctions and provided a great mix of 1920 s era and current dance music and the group danced the night away until after midnight Thanks to the entire Hunt Ball Committee of co chairs Debbie Flynn and Sandy Graf Sharon Scott Margo Forstrom Sara Griot Noreen Roster Cathy Elledge Melody Fleckenstein and Karin Williamson for a job very well done Woodbrook Foxhound Foundation a 501c3 Charitable Organization The other highlight of the Hunt Ball was our announcement of the establishment of the Woodbrook Foxhound Foundation Our club is able to fund our hunting activities through membership revenue but the costs of maintaining our 5 acre property with its clubhouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places kennels stabling arena and kennelman s cottage are considerable MFH Melody Fleckenstein introduced the foundation at the Hunt Ball with a slide show detailing the history of the club from its inception in the early 1920 s it s long history with Ft Lewis and now Joint Base Masters of Fox Hounds Melody Fleckenstein MFH Michael Wager Sr Jt MFH Tami Masters Jt MFH RJ Argenzio West Sr Ad MFH Joanna Herrigstad Sr Ad MFH Jean Brooks MFH Emeritus Hunt Staff Jennifer Hansen Huntsman Sarah Glaser Kennelman Whip Michael Wager Whip Emily Rang Whip Cathy Elledge Whip Margo Forstrom Whip Tami Masters Fox Club Whip Eric Stiemert Fox Club Simon Chapman Fox Club Patty Stiemert Field Master Tabitha Handly Field Master Debbie Flynn Field Master Melody Fleckenstein Field Master Board of Directors Debbie Flynn President Sharon Scott Vice President Andrea Lorig Secretary Deborah Giddings Treasurer Emily Rang Ex Ef Karl Klein Trustee Michelle Hoedeman Trustee Cathy Elledge Trustee Missy McGan Trustee Earl McNally Trustee Patty Steimert Trustee Contact Information Our website www woodbrookhuntclub com is your greatest resource to learn more about drag fox hunting with us our hounds activities and club history Like us on Facebook Questions and information requests are best directed to Melody Fleckenstein MFH 425 417 4003 woodbrookhuntclub gmail com Jennifer Hansen Huntsman 253 377 4892 huntsmanhansen gmail com Michelle Hoedeman Membership 253 273 6414 michelle2teach hotmail com www WoodbrookHuntClub com May 2017
CLUB NEWS Woodbrook Hunt Club Lakewood, WA  w w w. w o o d b ro o k h u n t c l u b . c o m Huntsman Jenn Hansen   s Repor...
Michelle Hoedeman and Chrome led a great group of Hilltoppers on Closing Day Hunt Photo by Andrew Towel Lewis McChord and the work we needed to do on the property A separate Raise the Paddle kick started the funding for the foundation thanks to a very generous matching donation from Jane Cowles who continues to support the club in any way she can from her home state of Minnesota And a huge thank you to all the members and sponsors who donated to the auctions or bought from the auctions and gave so generously to the foundation it is very much appreciated Many members worked hard over the last year to get the foundation organized including Sharon Scott Margo Forstrom Noreen Roster Jenn Hansen and Colby Parks Raffle Prize Winners First flight winners were the wonderful Williamson family Tied for second place was the team of Sarah Glaser Jess Lively and Emily Rang and the team of Tami Masters Emily Coyle and Patty Stiemert Second flight winner was the team of Jean Brooks Debbie Flynn Margo Forstrom and Sharon Scott 2nd place winner was the team of Lola Michelin Lauren Glushik and Chris Borgen Jessica Bradley and Chris Crew at WHC s 90th Hunt Ball celebration 11th WHC Annual Meeting at the clubhouse 20th Western States Hound Show Tejon Ranch CA Hilltopper flight winners were Joan Burlingame and Allison Bourke 2nd place winners were the team of Donna Sullivan and Ginny Robinson June 2017 Woodbrook Hunt Club Activities 24th WHC Hunter Pace WA State Horse Park Cle Elum WA Thanks to everyone that purchased WHC raffle tickets the winners of the four raffle ticket prizes drawn at the Hunt Ball were May 2017 WHC Full Year Family Membership Karen Williamson and family 7th WHC Cross Country Clinic Aspen Farms 6th Kentucky Derby Party and 2nd WHC Hunter Pace of WHC Series 3rd WHC Closing Dinner at The Cliffhouse Tacoma WA 23rd WHC Hunter Pace WA State Horse Park Cle Elum WA During the off season Hounds walk out Tuesday Saturday Please contact Jennifer Hansen to confirm time and location huntsmanhansen gmail com or 253 377 4892 Jumpernite Show Entry Nicole Kramlich Olson s Tack Shop 500 gift certificate Aubrey Roth Aspen Farm Entry Veronica Pratt First Hunter Pace Winners We had a fantastic turnout for our first Hunter Pace of our series on April 1st and were very excited when a number of riders turned up to try foxhunting with us the next day We will hold three or four hunter paces the next one is in conjuntion with our Kentucky Derby Party on May 6th with series championship teams for all three flights anounced at the final hunter pace which is held in conjuntion with our fall WHC Hunter Trials Horse Show and championship prizes awarded then The winners of our first Hunter Pace were May 2017 Joan Burlingame and Monica Maul on Joan s mules Buckshot and Tennessee www WoodbrookHuntClub com 91
Michelle Hoedeman and Chrome led a great group of Hilltoppers on Closing Day Hunt Photo by Andrew Towel  Lewis-McChord, an...
CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2017 May 2017 5 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Members only jumper schooling 5pm Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 6 Peteton Farm Dressage schooling show Olympia WA Cynthia Dickinson 360 357 5763 petetonfarm23 yahoo com 6 7 Whidbey Equestrian Center Spring Dressage Coupeville WA Contact Marinea St Amand 360 678 8860 mari ridewec com 6 7 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Hunter Jumper Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 6 7 Lower Puget Sounds Dressage Club Show Venue Kitsap Saddle Club Port Orchard WA Website at www lpsdc com Shows can be entered online within 30 days of the show 6 7 USDF L Education Program Session C Collective Marks Equitation Rider BioMechanics and Basics with Joan Darnell in Wilsonville OR www oregondressage com Franc y Haupt 971 832 2260 dqhorsestuff gmail com 6 Quarry Ridge Friendship Series HunterJumper Show Contact Julia Richard www quarryridgefarm com or juliacookrichard gmail com or 360 909 8605 10 14 Mother s Day Classic Contact Mollie Gallaway Main 541 342 5432 Fax 541 685 9088 Mollie 541 914 0052 triplerise earthlink net www teamnw com June 2017 16 18 Training sessions with D r G erd Heuschmann 5 16 5 17 5 18 2017 at Lanes End Farm Redmond WA Preregistration required Auditors welcome Contact janastef yahoo com 1 2 Arabian Spor t Horse Celebration AHA USEF USDF pending limited to Arabians Donida Farm Auburn WA www donidafarm com or Kaye 503 8803892 17 21 Pacific Northwest Hunter Jumper Monroe WA Contact Barbara Baierle 360 8056711 dianjnsn aol com www wshja com 19 21 GEORGE MORRIS CLINIC at Potcreek Meadow Farm Approved USHJA Trainer Certification Program event Scholarship available for WA State residents Contact jeff potcreek com 206 669 3440 www whjf org 19 21 Equestrians Institute Driving Everything but the Kitchen Sink Driven Dressage Pleasure Driving Show DT Schooling etc Ethel Events Center Ethel WA www einw org 19 20 Meadow Wood Dressage Opener Bonnie Hammond 425 330 2950 meadowwoodec gmail com www meadowwoodec com 20 Foxfire Farms Dressage Schooling Show Eagle Creek OR Nancy Barnes 503 6306951 foxfirefarms2 aol com 20 Freeman Farm Horse Show H J Contact Laurie Freeman Swanson lfsfreemanfarm molalla net or 503 829 2528 20 21 Debbie Spence Clinic Contac t Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com 21 Equestrians Institute Dressage Schooling Show Bridle Trails Kirkland WA www einw org 11 14 Spokane Sport Horse Farm 2nd Annual Spring H T Open Date Mar 28 Close Date Apr 25 www spokanesporthorse com 21 L Aperitif Dressage Kirkland WA Contact Kaye Phaneuf 425 248 0936 dressage einw org www einw org 12 14 Spokane Sport Horse Spring Horse Trials Spokane WA Contact Christel Carlson 509 993 6786 ccarlson sp o k an e sp o r th o r s e co m w w w spokanesporthorse com 21 Baywood Ponyclub Derby fundraiser at Rainbowmeadows Farm in Rochester Wa Entries will be found at baywoodponyclub com Contact michelle newman comcast net 13 Donida Farm Spring Fling 1 Auburn WA Contact Gwen Blake 360 507 9306 go410s aol com 24 28 RoseCityOpener Bend OR Hunter Jumper Contact 541 312 2425 alliedshows gmail com www alliedhorseshows com 13 Heart of the Valley Dressage Sherwood OR Secretary Siobhan Barker Manager Jennifer Milburn 541 231 7247 jennifer milburn oregonstate edu 25 28 BC Morgan and Open show in Lynden WA at the Equine Events Center of the NW Washington Fair Event Center Lynden Contact Peter Morrison bcmorgan com 604 628 7401 13 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Dressage Ride and Review Clinic Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 14 Heart of the Valley Dressage II Sherwood OR Secretary Siobhan Barker Manager Jennifer Milburn 541 231 7247 jennifer milburn oregonstate edu May 2017 Also FlyingChanges com 26 28 Equestrians Institute Horse Trials Cle Elum WA Contact Meika Decker 910 639 2695 meika polestarfarm com 27 28 Heather Oleson Clinic Contact Eileen Parent eileenpar msn com 360 7980558 2017 Event Dates 2 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Members only jumper schooling 5pm Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 2 4 Mountain Trail Schooling Show Series Final Oregon Horse Center Eugene OR Contact Kimberly Moser kim oregonhorsecenter com or call 541 6899700 3 Quarry Ridge Friendship Series HunterJumper Show Contact Julia Richard www quarryridgefarm com orjuliacookrichard gmail com or 360 909 8605 3 Peteton Farm Dressage schooling show Olympia WA Cynthia Dickinson 360 3575763 petetonfarm23 yahoo com 3 4 Summervale Spring Dressage Festival Roy WA Contact Paula Helm 425 457 1105 paula helm gmail com www summervalepremierdressage com 3 4 AHA Region 5 Sport Horse Championships AHA USEF USDF pending limited to Arabians Donida Farm Auburn WA www donidafarm com or Kaye 503 880 3892 3 4 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Hunter Jumper Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 3 4 Meadow Wood Two Rivers Dressage Bonnie Hammond 425 330 2950 meadowwoodec gmail com www meadowwoodec com 3 5 J Ashton Moore Clinic Contact Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com 9 11 Aspen Farms H T Open Date Apr 25 Close Date May 23 www aspenfarmseventing com 9 11 Sarah Martin Dressage clinic June 9 10 11 Tr GP in Yelm Wa All levels welcome Excellent footing and sound system Auditors welcome 15 day Contact Sue Connors susanc lugosoft net or 360 350 1085 10 Central Oregon Dressage Classic I Bend OR Contact Laura Swenson 541 390 7015 jackswen21 gmail com centraloregondressage com 10 Foxfire Farms All Western Dressage Schooling Show Eagle Creek OR Nancy Barnes 503 630 6951 foxfirefarms2 aol com Page 93
CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2017  May 2017    5 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park. Members onl...
10 Dressage Show and Open Barn Day Judge Elaine Kerrigan L Closing Date May 27th Equamore Foundation 4723 Highway 66 Ashland OR 97520 equamore charter net www equamore org 541 482 5550 Contact Linda Davis 10 Rolling Rock Farm Show Series 1 Sherwood Or Contact email info RollingRockFarm com or Jan Hammond 503 702 4215 or www RollingRockFarm com 10 11 Whidbey Equestrian Center Benefit Dressage Coupeville WA Contact Marinea St Amand 360 678 8860 mari ridewec com 10 11 Lower Puget Sounds Dressage Club Show Venue Sawda Equestrian Center Port Orchard WA Website at www lpsdc com Shows can be entered online within 30 days of the show 11 Central Oregon Dressage Classic II Bend OR Contact Laura Swenson 541 390 7015 jackswen21 gmail com centraloregondressage com 11 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Dressage Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 13 27 Schleese Saddle Fitting Sessions Northern California For locations call Linda at 800 225 2242 x 32 or email Linda schleese com 21 25 Early Summer Classic Contact Mollie Gallaway Main 541 342 5432 Fax 541 685 9088 Mollie 541 914 0052 triplerise earthlink net www teamnw com 21 25 Alpine Preview Washington State Horse Park Cle Elum WA Contact Barbara Baierle 253 350 6579 nancy c a s c a d e h o r s e s h o w s c o m w w w cascadehorseshows com 23 25 Inavale Farm Horse Trials Philomath OR Contact Linda Newman Yost 541 9296860 hoofprints inavalefarm com www inavale com 23 25 Whidbey Equestrian Center Benefit Dressage Coupeville WA Contact Marinea St Amand 360 678 8860 mari ridewec com 23 25 Arrowhead H T Billings MT Open Date May 09 Close Date Jun 06 www warfieldpark org 24 25 Cascade Dressage I II USEF USDF ODS CDS Fairgrounds Tulelake CA Judges Lilo Fore S Axel Steiner S Presented by Cascade Chapter ODS www oregondressage com showsandclinics html or Kaye 503 880 3892 24 25 Debbie Spence Clinic Contac t Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com 24 26 L g ret Intro Clinic 3 days Open to all interested in riding with lightness and ease Clinician is Bertrand Ravoux from France He s Philippe Karl s most experienced School of L g ret instructor Auditors welcome At Cadbury Farm Carnation WA Details at www cadburyfarm com 15 24 Schleese Saddle Fitting Sessions British Columbia Greater Vancouver area Vancouver Island and Roberts Creek Contact Colleen at800 225 2242 x 31 or email colleen schleese com 14 18 Oregon Trail Contact Mollie Gallaway Main 541 342 5432 Fax 541 6859088 Mollie 541 914 0052 triplerise earthlink net www teamnw com 14 18 Swiftwater Invitational Washington State Horse Park Cle Elum WA Contact Barbara Baierle 253 350 6579 nancy c a s c a d e h o r s e s h o w s c o m w w w cascadehorseshows com 16 18 Aspen Farms Horse Trials Yelm WA Contact Jonathan Elliott 360 485 2043 jonathan_elliott hotmail com www aspenfarmseventing com 17 18 Beaujolais Group Chablis and Beaujolais Presented by Equestrians Institute at Donida Farm Equestrian Center Auburn WA Contact Markay Kerr 253381 7349 markaymgr71 gmail com or see Equestrians Institute at einw org pageDressage 17 Annual Spokane Sport Horse Fathers Day Dessage Classic Spokane WA Contact Christel Carlson 509 993 6786 ccarlson spokanesporthorse com www spokanesporthorse com 18 Summerfield Farm Dressage Schooling Shows Contact Eileen Parent eileenpar msn com 360 798 0558 19 21 Lilo Fore Clinic Equestrians Institute Dressage Clinic Series Part II Contact Gunn Cooper EI Dressage Director 206890 3198 or dressage einw org Location TBD Page 94 24 25 Heather Oleson Clinic Contact Eileen Parent eileenpar msn com 360 7980558 25 Oswego Classic HJ Schooling Show Lake Oswego Hunt Contact Janice Weis weisjl msn com or 503 961 2103 www lakeoswegohunt com for entry form 28 1 Philippe Karl s School of L g ret Course Clinic 4 days Watch and learn from professionals undergoing instruction to become certified L g ret riding instructors Single day single clinic and full course auditing available Evening lecture included Details at w w w cadburyfarm com L g ret riding with lightness and ease July 2017 1 Peteton Farm Dressage schooling show Olympia WA Cynthia Dickinson 360 357 5763 petetonfarm23 yahoo com 5 Team NW Summer One Day Wilsonville OR Contact Mollie Gallaway Main 541342 5432 Fax 541 685 9088 Mollie 541914 0052 triplerise earthlink net www teamnw com 6 9 Country Classic Preview Contact Mollie Gallaway Main 541 342 5432 Fax 541 685 9088 Mollie 541 914 0052 triplerise earthlink net www teamnw com 2017 Event Dates 7 9 Champagne Classic DSHB Show Crystal 2 days and Magnum 1 day Presented by Equestrians Institute at Donida Farm Equestrian Center Auburn WA Contact Markay Kerr 253 381 7349 markaymgr71 gmail com at Donida Farm Auburn WA www einw org 7 9 40th Annual Whidbey Island H T Open Date May 23 Close Date Jun 20 www whidbeyhorsetrials org 8 Lower Puget Sounds Dressage Club Show Venue Chalice Farms Port Orchard WA Website at www lpsdc com Shows can be entered online within 30 days of the show 8 9 SummerDaze ODS League Show Sponsored by North Willamette Valley Chapter Show Manger Marla Santino marlasa2002 yahoo com 503 522 5453 Patty Littman L Judge Entries open June 1 Lake Oswego Hunt www lakeoswegohunt com 9 Ride and Review with Debbie Spence Venue Chalice Farms Port Orchard WA Website at www lpsdc com 9 Whidbey Equestrian Center July Seriatim Dressage Coupeville WA Contact Marinea St Amand 360 678 8860 mari ridewec com 9 Twin Rivers Chapter of ODS is holding a league show Midsummer Night s Dream at Silver Tail Farm in Creswell OR Contact sjt89not epud net or jannelewellyn gmail com 10 14 Summer Day Camp 10 00 AM to 2 00 PM Ages 8 thru 14 Equamore Foundation 4723 Highway 66 Ashland OR 97520 equamore charter net www equamore org 541 482 5550 Contact Linda Davis 12 16 The NEW Country Classic Contact Mollie Gallaway Main 541 342 5432 Fax 541 685 9088 Mollie 541 914 0052 triplerise earthlink net www teamnw com 12 16 Pacific Crest Open Cle Elum WA Contact Barbara Baierle 253 350 6579 nancy cascadehorseshows com www cascadehorseshows com 13 14 Arabian Sport Horse Salute AHA USEF USDF pending limited to Arabians Donida Farm Auburn WA w w w donidafarm com or Kaye 503 880 3892 14 15 North Willamette Valley ODS League Show Held at Lake Oswego Hunt 2725 Iron Mountain Rd Lake Oswego OR 97034Contact marlasa2002 yahoo com for details 15 Summerfield Farm Dressage Schooling Shows Contact Eileen Parent eileenpar msn com 360 798 0558 15 16 Chehalis Valley Pony Club Benefit Horse Trials Back to back one day horse trials Caber Farm Onalaska WA Contact Susan Williams 360 269 4977 or CaberCVPCOneDay comcast net 15 16 Debbie Spence Clinic Contac t Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com May 2017
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15 16 AHA Region 4 Sport Horse Championships AHA USEF USDF pending limited to Arabians Donida Farm Auburn WA www donidafarm com or Kaye 503 880 3892 15 18th Annual Spokane Sport Horse Casual Qualifier I Dessage Spokane WA Contact Christel Carlson 509 993 6786 ccarlson spokanesporthorse com www spokanesporthorse com 16 10th Annual Spokane Sport Horse Casual Qualifier II Dessage Spokane WA Contact Christel Carlson 509 993 6786 ccarlson spokanesporthorse com www spokanesprthorse com 16 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Dressage Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 5 Freeman Farm Horse Show H J Contact Laurie Freeman Swanson lfsfreemanfarm molalla net or 503 829 2528 5 Dressage Show and Open Barn Day Judge Lynn McEnespy R Closing Date July 22nd Equamore Foundation 4723 Highway 66 Ashland OR 97520 equamore charter net www equamore org 541 482 5550 Contact Linda Davis 6 Summervale Spring Dressage Festival II Roy WA Contact Paula Helm 425 457 1105 paula helm gmail com www summervalepremierdressage com 11 Whidbey Equestrian Center One Day Dressage Coupeville WA Contact Marinea St Amand 360 678 8860 mari ridewec com 18 Meadow Wood Dressage Finale I Bonnie Hammond 425 330 2950 meadowwoodec gmail com www meadowwoodec com 18 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Members only jumper schooling 5pm Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 19 Meadow Wood Dressage Finale II Bonnie Hammond 425 330 2950 meadowwoodec gmail com www meadowwoodec com 19 Rolling Rock Farm Show Series 3 Sherwood Or Contact email info RollingRockFarm com or Jan Hammond 503 702 4215 or www RollingRockFarm com 18 23 Oregon High Desert Classic I Bend OR Contact Diane Johnson 425 823 2802 DIANJNSN aol com www jbarj org 11 13 Young Riders Benefit HT Centralia WA Contact Anni Grandia 253 225 3672 youngridersvii hotmail com www areavii org 19 23 Event at Rebecca Farm Open Date Jun 6 Close Date Jul 4 www rebeccafarm org 11 13 Equestrians Institute Driving EI CDE Ethel Events Center Ethel WA www einw org 11 13 Stanton Farms H T Idaho Open Date Jun 27 Close Date Jul 25 www stantonfarm com 12 12th Annual Spokane Sport Horse Breeders Classic Spokane WA Contact Christel Carlson 509 993 6786 ccarlson spokanesporthorse com www spokanesprthorse com 12 22nd Annual Spokane Spor tHorse Dressage Spectacular I Spokane WA Contact Christel Carlson 509 993 6786 ccarlson spokanesporthorse com www spokanesporthorse com 21 25 Summer Day Camp 10 00 AM to 2 00 PM Ages 8 thru 14 Equamore Foundation 4723 Highway 66 Ashland OR 97520 equamore charter net www equamore org 541 482 5550 Contact Linda Davis 21 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Members only jumper schooling 5pm Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 22 23 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Hunter Jumper Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 22 Rolling Rock Farm Show Series 2 Sherwood Or Contact email info RollingRockFarm com or Jan Hammond 503 702 4215 or www RollingRockFarm com 21 22 Dressage at DevonWood I Sherwood OR Contact Evin Rattner 888 329 3932 office devonwoodec com 12 13 Area VII Young Rider Benefit H T Open Date Jun 27 Close Date Jul 25 www areavii org 12 13 Lower Puget Sounds Dressage Club Show Venue Bainbridge Island Dressage Club tentative Bainbridge Island WA Website at www lpsdc com Shows can be entered online within 30 days of the show 23 Dressage at DevonWood II Sherwood OR Contact Evin Rattner 888 329 3932 office devonwoodec com 26 30 Oregon High Desert Classic II Bend OR Contact Diane Johnson 425 823 2802 DIANJNSN aol com www jbarj org 28 30 Sarah Martin Dressage Clinic Tr GP in Yelm Wa All levels welcome Excellent footing and sound system Auditors welcome 15 day Contact Sue Connors susanc lugosoft net or 360 350 1085 29 Avalon Summer DX at Abbey Creek Stables Portland OR 15248 NW Germantown Rd Dressage and Cross country Contact Jody Phillips 503 750 7383 avalonstables gmail com www avalonmanagement net shows August 2017 4 6 Rated Three Day Dressage Show at Lake Oswego Hunt www lakeoswegohunt com or 503 636 0674 5 Summervale Spring Dressage Festival I Roy WA Contact Paula Helm 425 457 1105 paula helm gmail com www summervalepremierdressage com May 2017 12 13 Whidbey Equestrian Center Summer Dressage Coupeville WA Contact Marinea St Amand 360 678 8860 mari ridewec com 13 22nd Annual Spokane Spor tHorse Dressage Spectacular II Spokane WA Contact Christel Carlson 509 993 6786 ccarlson spokanesporthorse com www spokanesporthorse com 13 Summer Fun HJ Schooling Show Lake Oswego Hunt Contact Janice Weis weisjl msn com or 503 961 2103 www lakeoswegohunt com for entry form 13 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Dressage Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 12 16 Alpine Preview Washington State Horse Park Cle Elum WA Contact Barbara Baierle 253 350 6579 nancy c a s c a d e h o r s e s h o w s c o m w w w cascadehorseshows com 2017 Event Dates 19 20 Debbie Spence Clinic Contac t Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com 19 20 Heather Oleson Clinic Contact Eileen Parent eileenpar msn com 360 7980558 20 X country schooling and BBQ at Lake Oswego Hunt www lakeoswegohunt com or 503 636 0674 22 23 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Hunter Jumper Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 24 27 Oregon Summer Contact Mollie Gallaway Main 541 342 5432 Fax 541 685 9088 Mollie 541 914 0052 triplerise earthlink net www teamnw com 25 Whidbey Equestrian Center One More Time Dressage Coupeville WA Contact Marinea St Amand 360 678 8860 mari ridewec com 25 27 Caber Farm Horse Trial Open Date Jul 11 Close Date Aug 08 www caberfarm com 26 27 Whidbey Equestrian Center Summers End Dressage Coupeville WA Contact Marinea St Amand 360 678 8860 mari ridewec com 26 27 NW Sport Horse Breeders Showcase I II and 2017 USDF Breeders Championship Northwest Series FINAL USEF USDF Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Materiale qualifying and Championships Presented by Equestrians Institute at Donida Farm Auburn WA www einw org pageSporthorseBreeding or Kaye 503 880 3892 30 3 NW Specctacular Contact Mollie Gallaway Main 541 342 5432 Fax 541 685 9088 Mollie 541 914 0052 triplerise earthlink net www teamnw com Page 95
  15-16  AHA Region 4 Sport Horse Championships. AHA USEF USDF  pending , limited to Arabians. Donida Farm, Auburn, WA. ww...
September 2017 1 3 Sarah Martin Dressage Clinic Tr GP in Yelm Wa All levels welcome Excellent footing and sound system Auditors welcome 15 day Contact Sue Connors susanc lugosoft net or 360 350 1085 28 1 Spokane Sport Horse Farm Fall H T Open Date Aug 15 Close Date Sep 12 www spokanesporthorse com 2 Foxfire Farms Dressage Schooling Show Eagle Creek OR Nancy Barnes 503 6306951 foxfirefarms2 aol com Swenson Custom Saddlery 3 Lower Puget Sounds Dressage Club Show Venue Kitsap Saddle Club tentative Port Rides SalesOrchard WA Website at www lpsdc com Shows can be entered online within 30 Jumping Saddles days of the show 8 10 Aspen Farms H T Open Date Jul 25 Close pendent Date Aug 22 www aspenfarmseventing com le FItter 9 Rolling Rock Farm Show Series 4 Billets replaced Sherwood Or Contact email info djustments RollingRockFarm com or Jan Hammond 503 702 4215 or www RollingRockFarm k on most brands com 8 841 5730 9 10 Octoberfest Hunter Jumper Show Auburn WA Contact Barbara Baierle 253 350 mysaddle com 6579 nancy cascadehorseshows com www cascadehorseshows com w mysaddle com 9 10 Equestrians Institute Driving Trials Backto Back Two one day Driving Trials Ethel Events Center Ethel WA www einw org 9 10 Mustang Extravaganza at Lake Oswego Hunt www lakeoswegohunt com or 503636 0674 13 17 Northwest Autumn Classic Monroe WAContact Diane Johnson 425 823 2802 DIANJNSN aol com www jbarj org 16 9th Annual Nancy Wild Medal Finals Lake Oswego Hunt for qualified riders ride in Nancy Wild Classes at LOH Quarry Ridge Arbor Grove and Quiet Rein to earn points Contact Janice Weis weisjl msn com or 503 961 2103 www lakeoswegohunt com for entry form 17 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Dressage Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 17 X country schooling and BBQ at Lake Oswego Hunt www lakeoswegohunt com or 503 636 0674 21 24 BendFallFestival Bend OR Hunter Jumper Contact 541 312 2425 alliedshows gmail com www alliedhorseshows com 22 24 Equestrians Institute Eventing EI Horse Trials II Eventing Beg novice thru Prelim level Horse Trials Washington State Horse Park Cle Elum WA www einw org 22 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Members only jumper schooling 5pm Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org 30 Avalon Fall DX at Abbey Creek Stables Portland OR 15248 NW Germantown Rd Dressage and Cross country Contact Jody Phillips 503 750 7383 avalonstables gmail com www avalonmanagement net shows October 2017 5 7 L g ret Intro Clinic 3 days Open to all interested in riding with lightness and ease Clinician is Bertrand Ravoux from France He s Philippe Karl s most experienced School of L g ret instructor Auditors welcome At Cadbury Farm Carnation WA Details at www cadburyfarm com December 2017 9 10 Lilo Fore Equestrians Institute Dressage Clinic Series Part IV Contact Gunn Cooper EI Dressage Director 206 890 3198 or dressage einw org Location TBD 9 10 Debbie Spence Clinic Contac t Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com 7 8 Dressage in the State of Jefferson USEF USDF ODS pending Jackson County Expo Central Point OR Judge Kari McClain S Presented by State of Jefferson Chapter ODS www oregondressage com showsandclinics html or Kaye 503 8803892 8 DX Event at Lake Oswego Hunt www lakeoswegohunt com or 503 636 0674 9 12 Philippe Karl s School of L g ret Course Clinic 4 days Watch and learn from professionals undergoing instruction to become certified L g ret riding instructors Single day single clinic and full course auditing available Evening lecture included Details at w w w cadburyfarm com L g ret riding with lightness and ease 11 15 October Classic Monroe wa Contact D i a n e J o h ns o n 42 5 82 3 28 02 DIANJNSN aol com www jbarj org 14 15 Debbie Spence Clinic Contac t Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com 21 22 Anne Gribbons Clinic Equestrians Institute Dressage Clinic Series Part III Contact Gunn Cooper EI Dressage Director 206890 3198 or dressage einw org Location Bear Creek Farm Woodinville WA www einw org 28 30 J Ashton Moore Clinic Contact Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com 29 Open Show at Lake Oswego Hunt www lakeoswegohunt com or 503 636 0674 November 2017 18 19 Debbie Spence Clinic Contac t Karen MiIler Cell 503 880 9376 Email unlimitedclassics gmail com Keeping Horses Healthy Happy Performing At Their Best 360 568 3111 24 Open Show at Lake Oswego Hunt Club www lakeoswegohunt com or 503 6360674 Page 96 12 Dressage Schooling Show at Lake Oswego Hunt www lakeoswegohunt com or 503636 0674 7 Quarry Ridge Friendship Series HunterJumper Show Contact Julia Richard www quarryridgefarm com orjuliacookrichard gmail com or 360 909 8605 23 24 Lake Washington Saddle Club Schooling Show at Bridle Trails State Park Hunter Jumper Schooling Show Website Lakewashingtonsaddleclub org pilchuckvet com Snohomish 2017 Event Dates May 2017
September 2017       1-3  Sarah Martin Dressage Clinic  Tr-GP in Yelm, Wa All levels welcome, .Excellent footing and sound...
TRAINER DIRECTORY California Diamond Mountain Stables 1296 Diamond Mtn Rd Calistoga CA 9420719 Macella O Neill 707 942 0719 macellaoneill gmail com DMS Diamond Mountain Stables is an elite hunter jumper facility in idyllic Calistoga in the Napa Valley founded in 1983 Macella O Neill and Charlie White specialize in the development of young horses and can be found campaigning their open horses through the World Cup level Their students achieve success in all rings from the hunter ring through the grand prixs Macella and Charlie continue to be known for their deep love of horses and their uncanny ability to develop both horse and rider KAREN HEALEY T R A I N I N G Karen Healey Training Expand Your Abilities Lessons Coaching Clinics Judging Accepting requests for 2017 805 479 7816 klhklh919 gmail com www diamond mountain stables com Joie Gatlin Morley Abey Show Jumping Hunter Bay Farm 31878 Del Obispo 118 PMB 313 San Juan Capistrano CA 92675 Barn Cell 949 443 9452 Joie Gatlin Cell 949 412 7654 Email joie joiegatlin com karenhealeytraining com Morley Abey Cell 949 306 2779 Email morley joiegatlin com As trainers we aim to train and teach our students to be competitive at the top levels of show jumping competition we also find it essential to instill and nurture a genuine love and respect for our horses and the sport of show jumping Portola Valley Training Center 100 Ansel Lane Menlo Park CA 94028 949 683 2907 missy hunterbayfarm com www hunterbayfarm com Owner Head Trainer Missy Froley Inspired by Tradition We respect riders aspiration the needs of our horses and the precision of our sport Grounded in the technique of riders before us we embrace and help shape the riding of today www hunterbayfarm com McFarm Highpoint Farm P O Box 555 Pescadero California 94060 Training Sales Investment Horses 561 847 1070 highpointfarmllc yahoo com highpointfarmllc com Kelly Sheila McKnight 347 762 3353 info mcfarm com We offer full service training and care for sport horses as well as retirement services for older horses Our emphasis is on young jumpers and equine guided education We offer coaching clinics layovers retreats and vacation rentals including a place for your horses Tina and Craig Yates return to California this spring with limited availability for the 2017 show season Located at a pristine private facility just steps away from the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park at San Juan Capistrano www mcfarm com May June 2017 www HighPointFarmLLC com www TheCompetitiveEquestrian com Page 97
TRAINER DIRECTORY  California Diamond Mountain Stables 1296 Diamond Mtn Rd, Calistoga, CA 9420719 Macella O   Neill  707  ...
TRAINER DIRECTORY Sandhaven Farm California Nevada Rainbow Canyon Ranch At Portola Farms in Woodside CA Rachel Fields 650 400 6836 rachel sandhavenfarm com Jeff Fields 415 497 4729 jeff sandhavenfarm com At Sandhaven success is measured by so much more than a blue ribbon Led by trainers and top level competitors Rachel and Jeff Fields the team places special focus on the processes and techniques for riders and horses to achieve their personal potential while enjoying the ride Hunters Jumpers Equitation Lesson Program Sales Rachel and Jeff Fields Head Trainers Lesson Program Kimberly Carpenter 2350 N San Gabriel Canyon Road Azusa Ca 91702 626 334 9480 Office 626 483 6811 Mary s Cell RainbowCanyon Earthlink Net Trainer Owner Mary Gatti Trainer Kim Tasker Specializing in Hunters Equitation Boarding Training Showing Lessons Sales Leasing Riding School www sandhavenfarm com www rainbowcanyonranch com Ventana Farm Sonoma Valley Stables BENSON CARROLL TRAINER 1075 Jacobsen Lane Petaluma CA 707 769 0180 Barn Ned and Hope Glynn Ventana Farm is located at 550 Aguajito Road in Carmel CA at Cypress Stables Ned Hope Glynn blend their love for horses talent for riding and gift of teaching to create the ideal place for horse and rider They teach all levels of riders from the walk trot ring to the grand prix ring Their focus is preparing horse and rider for the show circuit while emphasizing sportsmanship and horsemanship With the help of Assistant Trainer Tracy Mirabelli Assistant Trainer Heather Roades and grand prix rider Amber Levine there are always people working with you and your horses at home if you can t be at the shows Benson Carroll 831 236 4113 cell Ventana Farm 831 657 9123 main fax ventanafarm yahoo com Ventana Farm is a full service elite hunter and jumper training stable based in Carmel CA Ventana Farm is focused on educating riders and horses to achieve their full potential Located in Monterey County Ventana Farm is minutes from Monterey and Pebble Beach and one hour south of San Jose Ventana Farm always has a selection of top show horses available for sale and specializes in importing equestrian athletes that will excel in horse show competition www ventanafarm com www sonomavalleystables com Storia Stables Hummingbird Nest Ranch 2940 Kuehner Dr Santa Susana CA 93063 818 890 1922 Barn 818 795 0720 Victoria s Cell storiastables gmail com Maplewood Stables Inc 425 West Laramie Drive Reno Nevada 89521 Storia Stables is a premiere full service show barn specializing in hunters jumpers and equitation With riders competing successfully at all levels the ideology behind Storia Stables concentrates primarily on the horse and the rider partnership necessary to be competitive and successful Riders learn to be confident and effective and horses learn to be polished and assured all in a light and encouraging environment Our team is run by Victoria LaCagnina and combines years of experience and education on the A circuit with intelligent personable dispositions to make learning and training safe perceptive and fun Julie Winkel mwstables aol com 775 849 1849 775 742 4615 A complete horse training stable and sale business Established in 1977 we have spent 35 years dedicated to showing champion hunters jumpers and hunt seat equitation at all levels throughout the United States Canada and Mexico Home of the Young Horse Trainers School www mwstables com storiastables com Page 98 www TheCompetitiveEquestrian com May June 2017
TRAINER DIRECTORY Sandhaven Farm  California - Nevada  Rainbow Canyon Ranch  At Portola Farms in Woodside,CA Rachel Fields...
TRAINER STABLES DIRECTORY OREGON Arbor Grove Equestrian Inc Cornerstone Equestrian LLC 359 Highway 219 NE 7 Woodburn OR 97071 503 981 1978 626 644 6771 cell www arborgroveequestrian com Rob Perkins Owner Trainer Joe Regan Owner Trainer Premiere Hunter Jumper facility with emphasis on equitation horsemanship Covered arena grass derby field Two miles west of I 5 at exit 271 8310 NW Kaiser Rd Portland OR 97231 503 351 3253 farm 503 351 1002 cell jump cornerstonehj com www cornerstonehj com Trainer Linda Worley Cornerstone is a beautiful full care hunter jumper facility specializing in the preparation of horse rider for the show ring Quality school horses lease horses Brawley Farms Echelon Training LLC 34680 NE Kramien Rd Newberg Or 97132 541 420 9711 echelonhunterjumpers gmail com www echelonhunterjumpers com Trainer Kathy Kerron USEF R Hunter Equitation Judge Hunters Jumpers Equitation Training Lessons and Clinics Positive training for both horse and rider Located just minutes from Hunter Creek show facility South Salem OR 503 743 4414 brawleyfarm aol com www brawleyfarms com Trainer Judy Brawley Hunters jumpers equitation dressage sales clinics Complete indoor outdoor facilities grass paddocks Field jumps 75 acres of fields trails Our Virginia roots offer you a three generation business Brawley Farms North LLC Wilsonville Equestrian Center Boeckman Road Wilsonville OR 97070 503 932 9283 Cell dbrawley1962 yahoo com www brawleyfarmsnorth com Trainers Debbie Judy Brawley Hunters jumpers equitation sales clinics basic dressage Quality school horses lease program Beginning to advanced Pleasure to show ring We have the experience to help you reach your goals Charlton Ridge Farm LLC FallBrooks Farm North Plains OR 97133 Barn 503 647 2755 FallBrooksFarm gmail com www FallBrooksFarm com Manager Vaulting Trainer Suzanne Detol Dressage Trainer Ashlyn Waggoner FallBrooks Farm is a beautiful dressage vaulting training facility w indoor outdoor arenas round pens pastures trails a friendly supportive atmosphere We teach in a kind enthusiastic compassionate style Top horse care in large clean matted stalls with runs and 3x day feeding Flip Side Kaitlyn Charlton Trainer 503 349 4533 kaitlyncharlton gmail com High Valley Stables 20765 SW Hillsboro Hwy Newberg OR 97132 www charltonridgefarm com Hunters Jumpers Equitation Sales Ponies 12 x 14 stalls w runs indoor outdoor w viewing rooms Stadium lights sprinklers large grass pastures wash racks w heaters fly spray system vacuumed aisles trails 36851 NE Wilsonville Rd Newberg OR 97132 flipsidehorses com Philippa Melski 503 516 4965 fliphj yahoo com Christus Farm Inc Foxfire Farms PO Box 2261 Jasper OR 97438 541 726 1505 linda christusfarm com www christusfarm com Amy Gau Linda Kienlen Melissa Brotz Hunters Jumpers Equitation investment horses Sales Training Lessons and Clinics Hunters jumpers equitation training lessons sales clinics School horses available Large beautiful barn 90x200 indoor lovely outdoor arena turnout Quality training instruction care for your horse Nancy Barnes Owner Operator Instructor 28880 SE Folsom Rd Eagle Creek OR 97022 503 630 6951 home 503 860 0802 cell foxfirefarms2 aol com Quiet congenial complete care boarding facility with many TLC extras Indoor arena roundpen trails trail obstacles jumps 20 min from I 205 Horses go out to pasture every day all day all year Dressage lessons using biomechanical natural horsemanship techniques to inspire confidence harmony between horse rider Creekside Show Stable French Hill Farm Riding Academy 15770 NE Eilers Rd Aurora OR 97002 503 678 6336 www frenchhillfarm com Owners Nancy Al Jubitz Premier riding academy for ages 6 up All abilities Excellent instructors Experienced lesson horses Summer Camps Horse Shows Beautiful facility Board and training with Stellar Sport Horses 503 913 0887 www creeksideshowstable com Trainer Kelly Marriner Smith Train Show Lease Own Enjoy Lessons training for all levels Just 20 minutes west of Portland Herrold Stables Farm Crescendo Farms Katie Allan Twombly Barn 14245 SW Pleasant Valley Rd Mail 19809 SW Aten Rd Beaverton OR 97007 Home 503 628 0494 Cell 503 703 7950 aktwombly gmail com www crescendofarm com www equestrianeventsinc com 32900 SW Wohler St Hillsboro OR 97123 971 235 4529 call text www HerroldStables com Excellent full care boarding facility includes daily turn out in large grass fields Specialized care handling for young horses lay up situations Lessons lease horses also available Hunters Eq Dressage Centered Riding Natural Horsemanship MAY 2017 Premier Facility 100x200 60x120 Arenas 60 Round Pen 12x12x42 Stall Paddock Adult Hobby Riders Quite Peaceful Setting Year around Pasture Equitation Instruction Professional Training Horseback Birthday Parties Experienced Horse Rental Leasing www FlyingChanges com Page 99
TRAINER   STABLES DIRECTORY - OREGON Arbor Grove Equestrian, Inc.  Cornerstone Equestrian, LLC      359 Highway 219 NE 7 W...
TRAINER STABLES DIRECTORY OREGON Imagination Lane LLC Pete s Place LLC 28303 SW Baker Rd Sherwood OR 97140 Nicole Bourgeois 503 310 9982 Kendall Bourgeois 503 476 7862 imaginationlanellc gmail com Shannon Vandermolen Trainer 22262 SW Stafford Rd Tualatin OR 97062 503 927 7190 madeventer1984 yahoo com www imaginationlanellc com Hunters Jumpers Equitation Investment Sales Daily turnout with a large indoor and outdoor arena NCEA riding help All levels welcome Full and Partial training packages for hunters jumpers and eventers Limited school horse lessons Quality show barn in relaxed family farm setting Sales and Leases available Call Shannon In Tune Eventing Quiet Rein Riding School Rosey Paulson B H S P I 18241 SW Mountain Home Rd Sherwood OR 503 459 1634 Intuneeventing gmail com Full care boarding Lessons and training in Eventing Dressage and show jumping Show coaching School and Lease horses available BHS certificated instructor Supportive and fun environment Lessons for all ages Young horse starts and sales programs available Haul in s welcome www intuneeventing net 9470 S Bakers Ferry Rd Oregon City OR 97045 Trainer Jill McGrady Jill quietrein com 503 544 7999 Trainer Robin Rothe robin quietrein gmail com 520 358 1079 www quietrein com Lessons for all ages skill levels Quality lesson horses in a safe fun family friendly environment whether you are preparing for the A rated show program or simply want to get your basics down Lake Oswego Hunt Club Rain Creek Farm 2725 Iron Mountain Blvd Lake Oswego OR 97034 503 636 0674 www lakeoswegohunt com Manager Sara Glascock lohmanager lakeoswegohunt com LOH provides full service boarding including 4 feedings per day turnout 7 days per week with all weather paddocks year round and additional grass paddocks in summer and premier footing We also offer quality training programs Dressage Trainer at JuliaWolffe com Phone 512 6263384 E Mail julia wolffe gmail com Western Trainer Katie Purdy Phone 503 819 8477 E Mail memorylane katie gmail com Hunter Jumper Trainer Rene Donley 503 747 9626 Our prime location on 19 acres in the heart of Lake Oswego can t be beat in terms of convenience and time and gas savings Visit us today Libbi Peltz Training 20833 S Redland Rd Oregon City OR 97045 503 631 8000 503 819 7651 cell www raincreekfarms com Trainer Vicki Zacharias Hunter jumper equitation School horses available lease horses also available Rolling Rock Farm LLC Libbi L Peltz DVM Trainer Located at Venture Farm 20130 South End Rd Oregon City OR 97045 Mailing PO Box 1168 Mulino OR 97042 503 998 7319 cell PO Box 925 25475 SW Baker Rd Sherwood OR 97140 503 625 9550 b 503 702 4215 c www RollingRockFarm com Hunters Jumpers Equitation Lessons Training for all ages beginners to show ring competitors Lesson Lease horses Libbi L Peltz DVM available for your horse s Veterinary care Premier training facility for horse rider 2 covered arenas 80x200 for hunters 60x90 for young horses riders 100x200 all weather outdoor arena Access to trails Acres of turnout Owners on site Merlin s Wood Silver Spring Farm Ingrid Thornquist James Hook Owners Sherwood OR 97140 503 819 8519 c Ingrid merlinswood com www merlinswood com Dressage basic horsemanship lessons School horses available Private quiet full care facility Rehabilitation layup care available 12x12 stalls w runs 70x144 covered lighted arena pasture turnout individual or group 15 min from I 5 Wilsonville exit 15 min from 99w Sherwood Oz Incorporated Sleepy Hollow Farm Ltd 22665 S Central Point Road Canby OR 97013 Barn 503 651 3418 Shelly 503 704 7985 ozinc yahoo com www ozincorporated com Trainers Jeff Shelly Campf Dustin Goodwin 775 SW Advance Rd Wilsonville OR 97070 503 682 8897 Hunters jumpers equitation investment horses sales training lessons clinics Quality full care boarding full size indoor dressage jumping arena turnout clinics instruction in basic equitation to CT in a friendly supportive atmosphere Some Day Farm Pax Diem Equestrian Center Martha Brooks and Brook McLeod Banks OR 541 944 1797 or 541 821 3444 Personalized training program to meet your needs School horses available Small barn in private setting Sales horses available Page 100 Lara Schleining Owner Garrett Warner Trainer 1313 E Nevada St Ashland OR 97520 silverspringequestrian com 707 696 0077 Hunters Jumpers Equitation Dressage training Sport Horse sales leases Unparalleled equestrian facilities 60 fully fenced acres Spacious stables turn out paddocks w indoor outdoor arenas Nestled in the hills overlooking Ashland Minutes from I 5 20361 Tumalo Rd Bend OR 97701 Trainer Cathrine Cruger 541 848 8519 catcruger yahoo com www somedayfarmllc com Areas of focus include equitation hunter jumper training horseback riding lessons professional horse training horse boarding and also has a variety of horses for sale We can accommodate your needs and help to shape you into the kind of rider that fits your goals and objectives www FlyingChanges com MAY 2017
TRAINER   STABLES DIRECTORY - OREGON Imagination Lane, LLC  Pete s Place LLC  28303 SW Baker Rd Sherwood, OR 97140 Nicole ...
TRAINER STABLES DIRECTORY OREGON Stellar Sport Horses Tom Murray Dressage Hunters Jumpers Equitation Leasing Sales Focusing on complete horsemanship preparation for the show ring Now accepting clients at this exciting new facility Full care boarding dressage training sales www TomMurrayDressage com Viola Farm 28815 S Needy Rd Canby Oregon 97013 626 644 3008 tommurraydressage gmail com French Hill Farm 15770 NE Eilers Rd Aurora OR 97002 503 678 2025 stellarsporthorses gmail com Trainer Akiko Hamada Stonepony Dressage Tracie Bjugan Dressage LLC Quality full care boarding w individual grass turn outs Lighted covered arena w mirrors Large outdoor dressage court Dressage instruction School horses available Dressage clinics w Danica Yates Sue Sherry Located at West Side Stables 17265 SW Swank Rd Sherwood OR 97140 Tracie Bjugan 503 705 2207 traciebjugan gmail com www tbjugandressage com USDF Gold Silver Bronze medalist Accomplished competitor with multiple awards Dedicated instructor international horse shopping using technology enhancing instruction starting horses retraining difficult horses Available for clinics and travel Strowbridge Stables Triple Rise Equestrian Center Trainer Nancy Stearns Owners Nancy and Mark Stearns 5553 SW Quarry Ave Redmond OR 97756 541 923 6349 www stoneponydressage com Oregon City OR 97045 971 285 2144 503 631 3289 www strowbridgestables com Dressage training 30 years experience Relax enjoy the journey with your horse Lessons designed individually for each horse rider team Indoor outdoor arenas w excellent footing For more information contact Katie Gustafson 503 631 3289 or stubbiedog ccgmail net Swan Training 85687 Pine Grove Rd Eugene OR 97405 541 342 5432 Owners Mike Mollie Gallaway Trainer Mike Gallaway Trainer Rachel Marcotte 541 206 4643 www triplerisehorseshows com Hunters jumpers equitation school horses boarding training indoor outdoor arenas Unicorn Ranch 16091 SW Wilsonville Rd Wilsonville OR 97070 503 349 0314 PO Box 60 Lorane OR 97451 541 359 8040 UnicornRanch msn com Trainer Rebekah Swan www swantraining net Hunters Jumpers Equitation Whip n Spur continues with a tradition of the highest quality training horse care in the Northwest Home of Swan Training 80 acres of pastures woods trails cross country course Outdoor arena big mirrored indoor arena w viewing tack club rooms Cross ties 2 round pens big holding paddocks Birthing stalls w insulated viewing room Daily turnout stall cleaning Feeding 2x per day Blanketing Special needs horse care Surveillance cameras gated Trainers welcome Standing pure Lusitano stallion Disco Daydream Talisman Farm Valley Vista Farm 15988 NE Eilers Road Aurora OR 97002 503 678 1016 julie talismanfarm us malcolm talismanfarm us valleyvistafarm com 11355 NW Valley Vista Road Hillsboro OR 503 647 0444 or valleyvistafarm gmail com Eventing Dressage and Vaulting Full care board daily turn out Julie Hook Trainer USEA Level IV Instructor Malcolm Hook operations manager Kayde Undraitis Assistant Self care boarding in Helvetia area 10 minutes from Tanasbourne or Bethany Small private mud free facility 12 x12 matted stalls with outdoor covered 12 x12 paddocks Covered 80 x160 arena with Equiloft footing 60 all weather round arena Summer pastures winter all weather turnouts Quiet country roads for hacks Daily self care required Templeton Equestrian Center Venture Farm Dave and Shanna Templeton Owners 21285 S Lower Highland Rd Beavercreek OR 97004 503 632 2433 Barn 503 388 1809 Megan Pugh Trainer Carrie Harnden Clinician Alfredo Hernandez Clinician Dressage training lesson program clinics Full care daily large turnouts year round large mirrored indoor arena round pen large matted stalls superb amenities Surrounded by over 3 000 acres of BLM land w year round trails Trailer parking fully fenced gated video monitored Conveniently located just 15 min east of I 205 Owner lives on site for 24 hour care 20130 South End Road Oregon City OR 97045 Owner Trainer Megan Jordan 503 539 2283 meg venturefarminc Assistant Trainer Heather Northup 541 914 0407 Antonio Castellanos 503 209 7109 www venturefarminc com Jumpers Hunters Equitation Sales Competitive show barn catering to beginners thru Grand Prix Full service care w daily turn out indoor arena all weather outdoor Full Half Lease School Horse Lessons available TRAINER STABLES DIRECTORY WASHINGTON Archway Equestrian LLC Aleron Training Stables 5800 125th Lane NE Kirkland WA 98033 206 295 4122 Trainer Alexis Taylor Silvernale www aleronstables com At a gorgeous facility minutes from downtown Bellevue and close to Seattle owner trainer Alexis Taylor Silvernale and her staff offer customized top level training and quality care for horses and riders MAY 2017 Clare Warren Corene Smith 22815 NE 200th Street Woodinville WA 98077 Office 425 877 1715 www archwayequestrian com Archway established in 1991 is an exceptional hunter jumper training facility We prepare horses and their riders for the competitive 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TRAINER   STABLES DIRECTORY - OREGON Stellar Sport Horses  Tom Murray Dressage  Hunters, Jumpers, Equitation, Leasing   Sa...
TRAINER STABLES DIRECTORY WASHINGTON Absolute Hunters Jumpers EQUESTRIAN PERFORMANCE At Shelburne Farms in Redmond WA Vinton Karrasch 949 795 1104 Ann Karrasch 949 291 1407 info equestrianperformance com Lisa Shane Owner Trainer 20722 SE 34th St Sammamish WA 98027 Phone 425 281 3559 Email ljshane gmail com Absolute Hunter Jumpers offers instruction and training in Hunters Jumpers and Equitation Absolute H J is an A Circuit show barn specializing in working with horses riders of all ages all levels We pride ourselves on teaching clear communication between horse and rider creating a life long relationship We teach from the ground up so as to instill confidence between you and your horse partner International competitors Ann and Vinton Karrasch bring decades of excellence in hunter jumper training clinics showing and sales Now located in the Pacific Northwest www equestrianperformance com www absolutehj com Hillcrest Training Crooks Show Jumping Heidi Snider Kauffman 206 795 5900 www hillcresttraining net www showringsuccess com Premium Full Service Hunter Jumper equestrian facility located above the wine country in Woodinville WA Heidi Snider Kauffman offers Training Sales Leases and Showring Success coaching David Gwen Blake 253 833 4870 Auburn WA www donidafarm com Premier full care facility w excellent management Daily turnout on mud free surface International Dressage Training Instruction lesson programs FEI Hobby Rider School horse program Top quailty show venue Two indoor arenas sand Nike footing mirrors numerous outdoor arenas sand rubber footing Race track cross country jumps Located on 80 manicured acres www showringsuccess com Brass Ring Farm LLC Emerald Valley Stables Korina Winkler Owner Manager 1613 NE 259th St Ridgefield WA 98642 503 730 7490 office emeraldvalleystables gmail com Home of Emerald Valley Training Sara Nastri 360 977 3518 and Equi librium Equestrian Jessica Wisdom 253 230 9764 Emerald Valley Stables features a 135x62 newly remodeled mirrored indoor arena a newly renovated 235x121 outdoor arena with all weather footing over 25 newly renovated turnout paddocks Located on 50 acres with trails Nancy Free Trainer 26919 112th St E Buckley WA 98321 360 829 9181 farm 253 381 2533 cell www brassringfarmllc net Hunters Equitation Investments Leases Sales Clinics Encanto Valley Farm Brookside 24246 275th Ave SE Maple Valley WA 98038 425 766 1625 encantovalleyfarm gmail com www encantovalleyfarm com Trainer Morgan Carr USHJA Certified Jonnie Brooks Owner Trainer 7014 180th St SE Snohomish Wa 98272 425 269 2605 brooksideeq gmail com Brookside equestrian com Hunters Jumpers Equitation Lessons and Sales Located just 5 minutes north of Woodinville off of Highway 9 Fully inclosed indoor arena spacious outdoor arena and large grass pastures for daily turnout Training programs are individually tailored to each horse and rider Chalice Farms Performance Boarding Facility Hunters Jumpers Equitation Lessons Leases Sales Training program customized to meet your riding goals Indoor outdoor arenas individual paddocks for daily turnout large stalls heated viewing lounge Farmhill Equestrian Center LLC 9390 Orchard Ave SE Port Orchard WA 98367 www chalicehorsefarms com Contact Lea Wilson Owner 206 718 7662 Outstanding facility with excellent horse management in a nearly mud free facility Indoor 60X120 arena with rubber and sand footing Outdoor 200x75 arena which can be used for dressage or jumping Reasonable Board rates with daily turnout and full care services Page 102 Internationally renowned CSJ offers training for the serious athlete ranging from beginners to the Grand Prix level Our state of the art facility is conveniently located just North of Bellevue Donida Farm www hillcresttraining net Focusing on Dressage and Eventing 9390 Orchard Ave SE 16530 Robinson Rd Snohomish WA 98296 Lauren Crooks 206 660 1992 crooksshowjumping gmail com www CrooksShowJumping com 23118 NE 37th Ave Ridgefield WA 360 887 8087 www farmhillequestriancenter com Home of Suzan Davis Atkinson Dressage Rebecca Buehler Dressage and Jump Instruction A full service dressage jump facility located 2 mi east of the I 5 exit 11 FarmHill features a 60x150 mirrored indoor dressage arena full court outdoor dressage arena 100x300 outdoor jump arena covered round pen We provide superb care for our horses their humans www FlyingChanges com MAY 2017
TRAINER   STABLES DIRECTORY - WASHINGTON Absolute Hunters   Jumpers  EQUESTRIAN PERFORMANCE At Shelburne Farms in Redmond,...
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Hunter Jumper clinics Future NARHA Therapeutic Riding Center Pacific Moon Equestrian Center Karen Moore Owner 14432 Jim Creek Road Arlington WA 98223 360 403 3035 www pacificmoondressage com Shannon Morris 6504 44th Ave NE Olympia WA 98516 360 280 3191 www forestparkequestriancenter com Quality boarding training lessons Incredible facility 14x14 stalls individual tack lockers huge indoor outdoor rings Miles of trails Dressage jumping lessons offered Haul ins welcome Dressage training and instruction with USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist Karen Moore Retirement and Rehabilitation Services Harmony Ridge Equestrian Center Parkside Stables Hunters Run Equestrian Center LLC Phoenix Farm Hunters Jumpers 25722 SE Tiger Mountain Rd Issaquah WA 98027 HarmonyRidgeEquestrian gmail com www HarmonyRidgeEquestrian net 425 246 6786 Conveniently located just 10 minutes off I 99 and Hwy18 our beautiful facility includes a 90 x 200 covered arena with brand new footing turn out 7 days a week in our completely dry private paddocks flexible training schedule heated tack room meticulous care and plenty of other amenities for both horse and rider to enjoy Come be part of the Harmony Ridge team and family Colleen Armstrong Owner Colleen Armstrong Angie Chamberlin Meghann Armstrong Trainers icki Bergevin Owner V 13020 NE 39th Street Bellevue WA 98005 425 885 5025 Parksidestables msn com www parksidestables com Washington s leading Hunter Jumper training facility Easily accessible from Seattle and all points on the Eastside We provide top level training for horse and rider in a comfortable family atmosphere First lesson to the National level our trainers can support you and your hunter jumper and equitation goals We will help you reach your full potential 8832 222nd St SE Woodinville WA 98077 206 229 2711 Trainer Teri Duplass www phoenixfarm com 22216 Sweeney Rd SE Maple Valley WA 98038 425 432 8962 info huntersruneq com www huntersruneq com Hunters Jumpers Equitation Sales Leases school horses boarding training indoor outdoor arenas daily turnout on grass pastures Full service providing great care education at an affordable price Indoor outdoor arenas round pen locker room wash rack Lesson horse program for all skill levels Jane Judson Dressage Potcreek Meadow Farm Jane Judson Located Hilltop Haven Equestrian Carnation WA 98014 425 466 5611 Janejudsondressage gmail com JJ Dressage 18804 NE 106th St Redmond WA 98052 425 882 3558 Trainer Cara Anthony www potcreek com Training with respect for the horse and his nature Natural methods based on traditional dressage Improve contact straightness flexibility School horses personalized attention Six years training in Philippe Karl s Ecole de Legerete USDF L Graduate with Distinction Bronze medalist 25 years experience Training lessons clinics judging Hunters jumpers equitation training clinics lessons sales leases Full care boarding facility with state of the art indoor outdoor riding rings Grand Prix field Adjacent to 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all weather T O paddocks grass paddocks 14x12 stalls with run outs The facility is set on 17 lovely acres includes a 10 acre riding and conditioning field We provide the very best in personalized care for horse and rider Legacy Hunters Jumpers Inc Red Gate Farm 19802 NE 148th St Woodinville WA 98077 trainer legacyhuntersandjumpers com 425 869 1527 Trainer Shelly Kerron Trainer Lizzie Kerron Assistant Trainer Ross Alexander www legacyhuntersjumpers com Hunter Jumper training facility operated by third generation horse trainer Shelly Kerron Quality lesson horse program Beginner thru accomplished show rider MAY 2017 23836 SE 24th Street Sammamish WA 98075 jamie425 earthlink net 425 392 0111 Trainer Jamie Smith www facebook com redgatefarmtraining Red Gate Farm is a full service training facility We offer everything from Lessons to A circuit horse shows and have horses and ponies available for lease We also provide a fun Summer Day Camp for ages 6 12 www FlyingChanges com Page 103
TRAINER   STABLES DIRECTORY - WASHINGTON Five C Farms  15811 NE 175th St  Woodinville, WA 98072  425  481-7866  http   www...
TRAINER STABLES DIRECTORY WASHINGTON Spokane Sport Horse Farm LLC 10710 S Sherman Rd Spokane WA 99224 Owner Christel Carlson Manager Gail Mackie Phone 509 993 6786 www spokanesporthorse com Calendar on website Boarding Training Recog USEF USDF Dressage Shows Two USEA recognized events starter to intermed Schooling Dressage Jumper event shows Great Layover room for big rigs Electrical hookup available just minutes from I 10 Summervale Premier Dressage 29722 22nd Ave E Roy WA 98580 www SummervalePremierDressage com dressagespecialties yahoo com 253 381 2811 Summervale Premier Dressage provides an Elite Equestrian Sales experience in dressage horses for sale We make dreams come true matching top quality dressage horses to their partners Sundance Equestrian Industries 18221 236th Ave NE Woodinville WA 98077 425 205 3775 USHJA Certified Trainers Katherine Wade Easley Chelsea Crabb Assistant Trainer Danika Green www sundanceequestrian com We offer training for both the horse rider looking to compete have fun in a team environment Hunters jumpers equitation sales leases clinics Full care boarding beautiful covered arena View Ridge Farm Sonja Vracko S Judge Dressage Trainer Clinician 14050 18th NE Woodinville WA 98072 425 417 3222 sonjavracko msn com www sonjavracko com S JUDGE DRESSAGE CLINICIAN TRAINER BEGINNERS THROUGH GRAND PRIX Wacky Nut Equestrian Farm 10821 Wacky Nut Way Bainbridge Island WA 98110 206 780 1617 Barn Manager jo wackynutfarm com 206 353 3358 www wackynutfarm com A premier dressage training boarding facility offering lessons and training at all levels through FEI Regular clinics and active show participation Excellent individualized care includes 4 daily feedings stalls cleaned twice daily year round turn out all 15 stalls w paddocks Indoor arena 80x180 w excellent footing mirrors heated viewing area outdoor 100x200 All season farm trail Heated tack room w private lockers rider kitchen heated groom areas Resident caretaker Trainer Emily Sorensen www sorensendressage com about Woodside Stables 9368 NE Derby Way Kingston WA 98346 Trainers Cindy Daniels Sara Petersen Lisa Crittenden 360 860 1335 425 466 5662 woodsidestables msn com woodsidestables com Hunters Jumpers Equitation Sales Leases School Horse Lessons Full care facility with indoor outdoor rings state of the art footing daily turn out Close to trails TL2 Farms 3208 300th Ave SE Fall City WA 98024 206 499 1065 Owners Loren and Tammy Kaneshige www tl2farms com INSTRUCTOR DIRECTORY Beautiful full service equestrian facility Hunter jumper and equitation A great place to ride Theresa Leahy Training LLC Suzan Davis Atkinson Dressage Farmhill Equestrian Center LLC 23118 NE 37th Ave Ridgefield WA 503 476 4125 SuzanDavisAtkinson gmail com Enumclaw WA 98022 253 736 4888 tmqleahy gmail com Hunters Jumpers Equitation and Dressage thru FEI We offer focused goal oriented lessons and training in a positive fun atmosphere A Circuit showing throughout the west coast Lesson lease horses ponies available BHSI certified FEI Dressage with over 35 years experience Positive and constructive classical dressage training Unique ability to create a harmonious working partnership for you and your horse Master in the art of long lining as well as in hand techniques through piaffe and passage All breeds welcome Thumbs Up Farm Blake Dressage Trainers John Turner Jack Hammond Quinn Partridge Keri Bailey 20722 SE 34th St Sammamish WA 98075 206 396 2681 John 253 686 0221 Quinn thumbsupfarm aol com www thumbsupfarm com Gwen Blake 360 507 9306 Rebecca Blake 360 507 1438 Blake Dressage has over 50 years of training and competition experience on local national and international levels We offer instruction training clinics and coaching for all levels thru FEI Hunters Jumpers Equitation Sales Leases Clinics Tulipsprings Eventing Breeland Equestrian School 31807 South Carlson Rd Kennewick WA 99337 509 521 1100 tulipsprings aol com www tulipsprings com Corvallis OR 541 753 4000 Three day eventing venue with full professional courses thru Prelim plus some Intermediate Clinics private camps available by appointment for group schooling See website for information calendar Page 104 USDF Bronze medalist triple credentialed teacher former OSU Horse Center Director offers lessons training in dressage jump trails Focus on freeing energy blocks in spine centered riding releasing true potential 4H PC discounts Customized clinics will travel www FlyingChanges com MAY 2017
TRAINER   STABLES DIRECTORY - WASHINGTON Spokane Sport Horse Farm, LLC  10710 S Sherman Rd Spokane, WA 99224 Owner  Christ...
Centered Riding INSTRUCTOR DIRECTORY Your Facility Cathy Mahon cathy harmonyandhealingwithhorses com 360 430 0430 www harmonyandhealingwithhorses com Your Address Your Contact Information Experienced certified Centered Riding instructor with 30 years as rider trainer and teacher Offering top quality lessons to beginners as well as experienced dressage riders in balanced classic riding Private lessons at your own arena with one on one approach to improve body posture and awareness with immediate results Available in Cowlitz Clark and Lewis Counties Rebecca Buehler FarmHill Equestrian Center LLC 23118 NE 37th Ave Ridgefield WA 503 719 2795 REBuehler gmail com Jumping and dressage Kind beneficial instruction for riders and careful effective training for horses Rebecca has evented through the Advanced level and holds her Pony Club A rating CHA certification and Stage 3 with the British Horse Society LOGO Only 170 per year Call 503 317 4957 or email mail flyingchanges com Lisa Weis Dressage Training Instruction 508 693 1704 lis8weis gmail com Stanwood WA 98292 Over 25 years experience USDF L Graduate and medalist Bachelors of Education Potomac Horse Center Graduate Two year apprenticeship with german F N Reitlehrer Available for travel Pacific Moon Equestrian Center Heather Oleson Dressage Eagle Idaho 503 887 0995 olesonh gmail com www heather oleson com Training and instruction from current CDI trainer and competitor Developed numerous successful FEI horses from youngsters Beginners through Grand Prix all levels and breeds welcome Also available for clinics Karen Moore Owner 23502 Wallitner Rd Arlington WA 360 403 3035 www pacificmoondressage com USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist Karen Moore Dressage is good for every horse and rider All breeds and levels welcome Build the partnership with your horse at Pacific Moon Kathy Casey Dressage RiderPilates LLC Instructor clinician small r judge trainer thru Grand Prix Level Many state regional championships Successfully bringing young riders adult amateurs up thru the levels Improve body awareness balance function for better riding Beth teaches studio pilates lessons classes riding position lessons kathycaseydressage gmail com Located at Anamchara Stables 21100 NW Coffey Lane Hillsboro OR Julie Ronning Dressage Newberg OR Julie 406 531 6443 juleskr3 gmail com See us on Facebook Julie Ronning Dressage Kind and correct Dressage training focusing on happy horses and progression Four years assisting Sabine Schut Kery in CA has given her extensive experience with young horses troubled horses stallions a wide variety of breeds and training all levels of horses and riders Clinics and sales 19610 NE 116th St Redmond WA 98053 425 246 9033 cell bglosten gmail com www riderpilates com Deborah Spence 849 28 Gore Rd Onalaska WA 98570 360 985 7438 360 269 1119 cell cbds tds net USEF R Dressage judge Available for private instruction training clinics Jana Steffen Dressage Sally Collins 27311 56th Ave NW Stanwood WA 98292 360 708 9992 scollins collinswoodfarm com Specializing in hunters jumpers equitation Available for private coaching at home or on the road Single or multi day clinic dates available USEF r Licensed Judge Jana Steffen Riders Edge Farm Redmond WA 206 920 2902 janastef yahoo com www jsteffendressage com Current openings available at Riders Edge Farm for boarding full or partial training private lessons Classical dressage instruction training offered with an emphasis on relaxation suppling exercises Improve your communication partnership with your horse Sonja Vracko Emerald Valley Training Sara Nastri 360 977 3518 Located at Emerald Valley Stables Ridgefield WA Full training program for hunters jumpers and equitation Also offering school horse lessons and haul ins welcome S Judge Dressage Clinician Trainer 425 417 3222 View Ridge Farm 14050 18th NE Woodinville WA 98072 sonjavracko msn com www sonjavracko com S JUDGE DRESSAGE CLINICIAN TRAINER BEGINNERS THROUGH GRAND PRIX MAY 2017 www FlyingChanges com Page 105
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