Evening Guest Lecture Featuring


“The Evolution of Equitation: How horse training, riding and breeding has changed, from ancient times to modern day”

at the Middleburg Agriculture Research and Extension (MARE) Center
Middleburg, Virginia
6:30 p.m.

Light refreshments will be available. Seminar is free of charge.

Christian Schacht, DVM, is a prominent German veterinarian, breeder, trainer and riding instructor. He also holds the prestigious position of Breeding Director for the International Sporthorse Registry and Oldenburg Registry North America. The author of several books on equine care, soundness and training, Dr. Schacht spends nearly half his year in the United States as a judge, clinician and lecturer. He brings a unique perspective on the development of riding through European history, which was the subject of his doctoral research.

We are delighted to welcome this prominent international speaker to the MARE Center on February 23rd!

RSVP appreciated by Saturday, February 20, 2010 to Donna at dmcdo05@vt.edu or 540-687-3521 ext. 21