USEA ICP Level II certified instructor Gerry Lindsay and Dr. Liz Addison, DVM will be hosting a galloping and conditioning clinic at Oakhill Farm on Saturday, September 19, 2020. The aim of this clinic is to help riders master good cross-country riding skills and to allow horses to have a pipe-opener on excellent footing at a time of year when the ground is hard. This will be a perfect warm-up for the fall events!
Making use of the 1,600-meter galloping track at Oakhill Farm, learn the following:
Riders will be placed in groups of six of a similar standard. Each session will last 1.5 hours and the first session will commence at 8:30 a.m.
Clinic fee: $70 (USEA ICP Instructors, USEA Adult Riders, and USPC members $65)
Don't miss the opportunity to have fun with your horse in a unique and beautiful environment!
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Please email application form plus copy of negative Coggins and signed USEA waiver and release of liability to Gerry Lindsay at [email protected] and make your payment to the [email protected] account on Paypal; or mail application form and other paperwork to 8045 Scottsville Road, Scottsville, VA 24590 with check made payable to Cedar Crest Farm. Entries close Tuesday, September 15 and times will be e-mailed on Thursday, September 17 as well as published on the Cedar Crest Farm Facebook page. Refunds less $10 office fee will be made in the event of horse or rider ailment after the closing date, provided the slot can be filled. If the clinic has to be postponed or abandoned due to adverse weather conditions, a new date will be selected and refunds less $10 office fee made to participants who cannot attend. The clinic is likely to fill quickly and applications will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Call (434) 960-6067 with queries.
All riders to wear ASTM/SEI standard headgear, correctly fastened. Protective vests can be worn at the rider’s discretion.
We are grateful to Liz Addison and Cathy Cochran for the opportunity to ride on their beautiful property. Please leave your dogs at home on this occasion.
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