Upcoming Event and Clinic Notices

2012checklistThree long standing friends have spent the last two seasons watching each other deliver top finishes at the World Equestrian Games, Rolex, Burghley and the Pan American Games.  The Fork offers a unique format that brings theses three woman together to share their knowledge, stories, energy and laughter to a two day event clinic.

  1. ALL LEVELS WELCOME
  2. TWO MOUNTED LESSONS DAILY
  3. DRESSAGE, SHOW JUMP AND XC 
  4. RIDING DEMONSTRATIONS

THURSDAY NIGHT POT LUCK AND PRESENTATION

PICTURES & VIDEO & STORIES….
How these 3 women got to where they are….and more importantly….where are they headed??
The Grooms Perspective ….tales and wisdom from those who know the barn
The Mental Game….Insight into the brains of these athletes **Warning** could be a Scary Place!??

sinead_halpinSINEAD HALPIN:  Sinead Halpin, an international competitor and trainer, has been riding at the Advanced level since 1999.  Based in Pittstown NJ she excels in the training of young horses and mentoring developing riders through the sports levels.  She is certified with the USEA as an ICP trainer, and is one of the original board members of Professional Riders Organization (PRO). This year brought great success for her and Manior De Carneville 'Tate' with a 3rd place & top American finish at the Rolex CCI4* and finished 15th at Burghley CCI4*. Sinead’s sights are now firmly on the London Olympics.

lynn_symanskyLYNN SYMANSKY has just returned home with a gold medal around her neck from the Pan American Games in Guadalajara where she was a member of the USA’s gold medal team.  As 2010 AEC champion, two top 20 finishes at Rolex 4*, and an ICP instructor, Lynn brings over 20 years of experience with horses to her job as a competitor, trainer and coach.  She trains and operates her business out of Handlen Farm, a beautiful 33 acre facility nestled in the heart of Middleburg, Virginia.  Lynn has ridden with the best of the sports icons including two-time World Champion, Jim Wofford, US Individual Olympic Gold Medalist, David O’Connor, Australian Team Olympic Gold Medalist, Phillip Dutton and British Olympian & US Team Coach, Capt. Mark Phillips.

rebecca_howardREBECCA HOWARD a Canadian High Performance rider & trainer rode for Canada at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky 2010 and the Pan American Games in 2011.  Results include Team Silver and individual 6th in Guadalajara, 9th at Rolex 4* & 26th at the WEG’s.  She is "short listed" with Riddle Master for the 2012 London Olympic Games.  Rebecca has trained with David & Karen O’Connor since 2001 & has been the trainer at the Fork since 2006. She delivers knowledge, experience & a passion for excellence to her daily work, is a supportive & articulate clinician for riders of all levels, & has launched countless young equine athletes onto eventing careers.

Contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    (704) 438-3241
CLINIC FEE: $275 PLUS STABLING
Entry Form at http://www.forkstables.com/events.html

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