Communication is the most rewarding skill

Communication Clinic Saturday, April 29, 2017 Douglas County Fairgrounds 500 Fairgrounds Rd. Castle Rock, CO 80104 Clinician:  Joyce Swanson Assistant: Cliff Swanson 9:00 am – 11:00 am Communication is the most rewarding skill How to “talk” to your horse. Consistent repetition and reward Maintaining your horses attention and willingness How to listen to your horse Is your […] Read more »

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Cultivating the Best in Each Rider

Cultivating the Best in Each Rider The Psychology of the Horse/Rider Team Saturday, April 29, 2017 Douglas County Fairgrounds 500 Fairgrounds Rd. Castle Rock, CO 80104 Clinician:  Ann Judge-Wegener Assistant: Joyce Swanson 11:30 am – 1:30 pm We have stories and so do our horses.  If you have trouble listening to someone’s story and they are […] Read more »

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Improving Balance and Suppleness

Improving Balance and Suppleness Saturday, April 29, 2017 Douglas County Fairgrounds 500 Fairgrounds Rd. Castle Rock, CO 80104 Clinician:  Cliff Swanson Assistant: Ann Judge-Wegener 2:00 pn – 4:00 pm Movement for function Increasing your horse’s athletic ability and willingness Using transitions, change of direction and reinbacks to improve and develop balance and suppleness. Why lateral movements?  […] Read more »

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Synergy with Your Horse

Synergy with Your Horse How to Attain a Ride that is Smooth and Seems to Flow Effortlessly Sunday, April 30, 2017 Douglas County Fairgrounds 500 Fairgrounds Rd. Castle Rock, CO 80104 Clinician:  Cliff Swanson Assistant: Joyce Swanson 9:00 am – 11:00 am Feel is different than responding mechanically to your horse Effective transitions make a difference […] Read more »

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Equitation to Improve Balance and Accuracy

Equitation to Improve Balance and Accuracy How to Attain a Ride that is Smooth and Seems to Flow Effortlessly Sunday, April 30, 2017 Douglas County Fairgrounds 500 Fairgrounds Rd. Castle Rock, CO 80104 Clinician:  Ann Judge-Wegener Assistant: Joyce Swanson 11:30 am – 1:30 pm History and theory behind the desired seat Why must we keep our […] Read more »

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Ride-A-Test

Ride-A-Test Sunday, April 30, 2017 Douglas County Fairgrounds 500 Fairgrounds Rd. Castle Rock, CO 80104 Judges:  Joyce Swanson / Ann Judge-Wegener Coaches:  Cliff Swanson / Ann Judge-Wegener 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Try out one of the new Western Dressage 2017 tests!  You will be scored by a qualified Western Dressage judge and then provided time […] Read more »