May 01, 2019

Max Corcoran Clinics Coming to Loch Moy Farm

By Maryland Horse Trials - Edited Press Release

This summer, Max Corcoran will be coming to Loch Moy Farm in Adamstown, Maryland for three "Get Ready and In Shape" unmounted clinics designed to prepare riders to compete at the USEA American Eventing Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, August 27-September 1, 2019.

Max Corcoran has a wealth of knowledge and is considered one of the foremost experts on horse management in the world. She continues to groom at events on a freelance basis and also works as an event organizer for competitions such as The Fork Horse Trials at Tryon and the Ocala Jockey Club International Three-Day Event. She started out as a member of the O'Connor Event team, working alongside Karen and David O'Connor for 11 years, managing their barn. While working with the O'Connors she traveled to the Olympic Games, World Championships, Pan American Games, and numerous CCIs all over North America and Europe. After leaving the O'Connors, Corcoran also worked as a freelance groom and has served as stable manager for the Canadian and Venezuelan Equestrian Teams.

Clinic 1 | May 27 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Click here to sign up

This first unmounted clinic will include: Good Program (powerpoint); Conditioning for Horse & Rider; Tack - fitting and correct use; Grooming Basics (what to have in your grooming box/barn, etc).

Clinic 2 | June 10 | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Click here to sign up

This second unmounted clinic will include: Vet 101 (including alternative therapies powerpoint - trotting your horse up, basic structures, basic first aid, etc.)

Clinic 3 | August 24 | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Click here to sign up

This third unmounted clinic will include: Nutrition 101 (feed, hay, supplements); Packing for a Show; Show Turnout (horse and rider; braiding, etc.); Making Good Decisions (powerpoint).

Lunch is included in the price of the clinic for clinic participants. Questions should be directed to Carolyn Mackintosh at [email protected] or (301) 514-0111.

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    Official Forage of the USEA

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    Official Saddle of the USEA

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