Upcoming Event and Clinic Notices

DRESSAGE & SHOW JUMPING CLINIC With Imtiaz Anees, Olympic Equestrian, Coach and Trainer (NC)

imtiazAug. 15-16 at Starland Farm, 434 Youngs Road, Southern Pines, NC

  • Private Dressage-$80
  • Group/Private Show Jumping- $60/$80
  • Auditors welcome $20
  • Facility/Ship-in fee $15
  • All Levels Encouraged
  • Lunch Provided

For Questions and flyer please contact:
Tracie Marino   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   910-986-1204

Event closes Aug. 1st. All fees are non-refundable after Aug 12th.

Morven Park (VA) Events

Saturday & Sunday, July 4-5

Morven Park Carriage Show & Pleasure Drive

Enjoy the beauty of antique vehicles as drivers compete in elegant driving matches and exciting obstacle courses on Saturday and as they drive the scenic acreage of Morven Park on Sunday. Free to spectators. Competitor entries close on June 16. www.MorvenPark.org.

Thursday, July 16, 7-9 p.m.

Equine Health Seminar Series: 3 Equine Vets/3 Hot Topics

Dr. Joyce Harman, Dr. Jay Joyce, and Dr. Sallie Hyman will demonstrate and discuss Saddle Fit, Shockwave Therapy, and Acupuncture to benefit your horse's health and performance. Live demonstrations throughout this workshop will help horse owners and riders better identify the physical and behavioral signs of back soreness and view treatment methods. $10 registration fee will be donated to Loudoun Therapeutic Riding. Reservations required by contacting Laura Doyle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 703-777-2890.

Tuesday, July 21, and Tuesday, Aug. 18, 8 a,m.-noon & 4-8 p.m.

Morven Park Show-Cross (NEW!!!)

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Clinic at Morningside Farm (VA) with Skyeler Voss and Lauren Spreiser

March 13 - 15, 2015 with Skyeler Icke Voss & Lauren Sprieser

Skyeler Icke Voss is a professional equestrian specializing in the sport of three-day Eventing. She is the founder and lead trainer of Morningside Eventing in The Plains, Virginia. During the last 20 years, she has trained and competed numerous horses through the international levels including multiple advanced horse trials and CCI***.

Lauren Sprieser is USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist; NAYRC Gold Medalist; USEF Developing Listed rider; and trainer of top-caliber dressage horses. Based in northern Virginia, Lauren runs Sprieser Sporthorse at Clearwater Farm, training horses & riders from green to Grand Prix, & campaigning her own horses at the international levels.

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USEA Clinic with Irish Horseman William Micklem (VA)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 At Windchase, Purcellville, VA

This October 21 clinic at Windchase offers 4 small groups of riders at any level from Novice through Advanced the opportunity to work with Mr. Micklemto improve their jump riding.   Nancy Knight at the USEA office is now accepting entries.  Just click on the link below for an entry form, and e-mail or mail that to her, once completed.  Auditors are welcome, as well.

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October 14/15, 2014

Six time winner of Badminton, World Champion, Olympic Silver Medalist, and world reknowned clinician, Lucinda is able to help riders and horses from Beginner Novice through Advanced with keen training insights, giving both horse and rider more confidence as each exercise progresses.

Clinic Format: Two days, 5-6 riders per group, with approximately two hour sessions each day.
Day 1: Cross Country technique using schooling jumps
Day 2: Applying techniques to cross country jumps

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Fair Hill International Oct 16th - 19th

Our Fair Hill International 2014 is next month!!! It's quite scary for everyone that works on this event all year that we are now down to the last 6 weeks. It is with this anxiety , that I ask, once again, if you are able to lend some time to the event?

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Fall Events at Seneca Valley Pony Club (MD)

Seneca Valley Pony Club announces two fall events, a horse trial and a derby cross! More info on their website:   www.senecavalleyponyclub.org.


Seneca Valley Pony Club & Bascule Farm Present:
Fall Starter Horse Trials  September 29, 2013

Bittersweet Field, 14401-B Partnership Rd., Poolesville, MD  20837

Starter Horse Trial (Sunday, 9/29): $95.00 per division.

Division                        Dressage Test               Jumping Height

Pre-BBN                       USDF 2011 Intro B         cross rails to 18”

Baby Beginner Novice    USDF 2011 Intro C            2’

Beginner Novice            USEA 2010 Beg Nov B       2’6”

Classes pinned with ribbons 1-8th place.

Dressage Only: $25.00 per test.

1. USDF 2011 Intro A
2. USDF 2011 Intro B
3. USDF/USEF or USEA Test of Choice

Combine a Starter Entry with Saturday Schooling for a combined fee of $125 – a $20 savings!

Open Schooling over the Starter courses on Saturday, 9/28:  $50 per horse.  Pre-registration NOT required, unless combining with the Starter Horse Trial.


*The organizer reserves the right to divide, combine or cancel any classes if entries warrant.  *Dress Code: Schooling Attire Acceptable.  Required:  Approved head gear, hard soled shoes/boots; safety vest required for cross-country.
*Starter courses will be move-up courses, meant to provide the competitors with an introduction to that level.
*Current negative coggins required.

For more information and entry forms contact Nancy Jones (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Seneca Valley Pony Club and Potomac Hunt Present:
Fall Derby Cross October 6, 2013

Bittersweet Field, 14401-B Partnership Rd., Poolesville, MD  20837

$65.00 per division. Sign up for a second ride for $30.  Late Fee (postmarked after closing date):  $15

Division                     Jumping Height
Pre-BBN                cross rails to 18”
Baby BN                      2’
Beginner Novice         2’7”
Novice                        2’11”
Training                      3’3”

Classes pinned with ribbons 1-8th place. 

Notes:The organizer reserves the right to divide, combine or cancel any classes if entries warrant.  *Dress Code: Schooling Attire Acceptable.  Required:  Approved head gear, hard soled shoes/boots; safety vest required for cross-country.  *Current negative coggins required.

Upcoming Clincis at Win Green (VA)

Mary Schwentker Clinic

October 5th, 2013

Mary Schwentker is a leading three-day event rider. Mary has competed successfully at the international level, including the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, Fair Hill International, Radnor Hunt Three Day, and Essex Three Day. She was the winner of the inaugural Foxhall advanced horse trials. In 1999, Mary was short-listed by the United States Equestrian Team for the Pan American Games. She is also a Pony Club National Examiner. Riders will be divided into small groups according to experience levels and assigned 2-hour riding sessions.

Registration $85 includes horse, rider & one auditor. Additional Auditors welcome! $10 Lunch included in registration. Contact Lindsey Williamson 540-764-0004 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.cfcfarmhome.com

Expert Days at Waredaca

waredaca logoWhat an easy and convenient opportunity to ride regularly with any of these experts at a great facility like Waredaca!! Plan your schedule now and stay tuned to the Waredaca website for updates and all the details! FYI--Mara will begin her Dressage Expert Days in April too!

Early 2013 Expert Days:

C Square Farm presents Adult Riders Equine Seminars


C Square Farm and Courtney Cooper present Adult Riders Equine Seminars

Looking to learn about horses and have fun? Do you already own a horse but want to expand your knowledge? Or do you have a child who rides and you want to understand better what they are talking about?

Courtney Cooper, Advanced Event Rider of C Square Farm, will now be offering weekly Equine Seminars at her farm in Nottingham, Pennsylvania. Come to C Square Farm after you drop your kids off at school and be done in time to pick them up! Your schedule will start at 9am and run until 1pm. This will include a semi-private or group mounted lesson (your horse or ours), a group unmounted session, and lunch.

Lecture topics to include: 

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