Mares and Mimosas
Sunday Jan 27th!
Meet outside the gate of the covered arena.
We invite all the ladies and their lovely mares (geldings are welcome too 😜) to join Laura for a trail ride with mimosas and pastries to follow. Adults only , please. Sign up for this can be found on the Lesson Schedule.
Join us for some Holiday Cheer, Hot Chocolate, Cookies and Candy Canes for you and your favorite horse!
The horses will be exchanging gifts. Be your favorite horse’s Secret or not so secret Santa and bring a small horse treat to help your special buddy participate in the exchange!
Tuesday, December 18
RSVP online on the lesson schedule and request your favorite horse or pony! (1st come, 1st serve on the lesson horses).
Registration for 2018 Holiday Camp is open!
12/26-12/28 AND 1/2-1/4
You may register for as few as 1 day or all 6 days, whatever works best with your calendar! More details about our camps can be found under Events.
Beginning Dec 1, USEF and THJA are requiring all horses be microchipped and those microchip numbers be recorded with USEF in order for your points to count towards year end awards and invitational shows (like Pony Finals).
Austin Equine to be out Wednesday, 11/29 to chip any horses that need to be done. If you are planning on attending any A shows with us this year, your horse(s) should be on the list to get done. Please let Laura know if your horse needs to be microchipped with the group! If your horse is already chipped, please login to your My USEF page and double check that the microchip number has been recorded.
Danny Robertshaw Riding Clinic-CANCELLED due to illness, to be rescheduled for a later date
Danny Robertshaw is based out of Beaver River Farm in Camden SC. Danny is a USEF “R” judge and has judge many of the major shows in the country including Devon, Washington International, Madison Square Garden, and the McClay finals. He is the winner of the USEF Emerson Burr award and was the Chronicle of the Horse Horseman of the Year. He is the only rider to have been Champion in the Regular Working Hunter at Devon, Harrisburg, Washington International, Madison Square Garden, and The Royal Winter Fair in Toronto all in the same year. He has ridden champions at all of the major shows in the country along with many high score USEF Champions. Danny serves on the USEF License Officials Committee.
Here is an interview with Danny after winning the USHJA’s Lifetime Achievement Award – 2010
The clinic will be – Friday-Sunday. There will be 4 groups of 6 riders each, with the schedule as follows for all 3 days:
8:30a-10:00a: 3’6”, Big Equitation, Derby horses
10:30a-12:00p: 3’, Intermediate Hunters and Equitation
1:30p-3:00p: 2’6”, Adults and/or Young Horses
3:30p-5:00p: 2’6”, Kids and Ponies
Cost $675. Auditors are welcome at the rate of $50 for the weekend!
To register for the clinic, follow this link:
Our bluebonnets are emerging!!
Please do not drive or park in our grassy areas, especially on the sides of the long driveway, when at all possible, use the gravel areas for passing. The bluebonnets will be spectacular in the spring if we make the effort to take care of them now!
To purchase Serendipity Apparel and gear please click on the following link
Nona Garson Riding Clinic
11/3-11/5: 9am – 4pm
Join us for three days with US Olympian and founder of The Ridge, Nona Garson! Nona competed at every major championship in the sport, and has represented the US in over 20 Nations Cups in 15 countries. A sought after clinician, Nona’s teaching focuses on jumping techniques for riders and horses at all levels and her world class knowledge of the sport is translated into a fun, positive learning experience designed to bring out the best in both rider and horse.
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In honor of competing alongside this amazing horse, Jersey Boy, at Pinoak and Spring Gathering, here is US Equestrian’s 2012 Horse of the Year tribute to him.
Such a great horse!