Upper Marlboro, MD - Leighton Farm is sponsoring a clinic series to benefit Thoroughbred Placement Resources, Inc. They will focus on a variety of topics and disciplines with emphasis on the riding and training of Thoroughbreds or horses with Thoroughbred blood. There will be both mounted and unmounted clinics and horses will not be limited to ex-racers. Auditors will be welcome at the mounted clinics. Details at : http://http://www.leightonfarm.com/Events_Clinics.html


RETRAINING 101 CLINICS AT LAUREL PARK AND PIMLICO
Upper Marlboro, MD - This Leighton Farm clinic series is unmounted and will take place at racetracks on Saturday, April, 21 (Laurel Park) and Saturday, May 12 (Pimlico). We'll meet trackside in front of the grandstand at 8 a.m until 11 a.m. You are invited to come and see how racehorses are trained and ridden at the track. This will lend valuable insight into the foundation the off track Thoroughbred already has. Kimberly Clark will be there to answer questions and riders and trainers will be available for Q & A sessions. You'll be able to watch them ride and then ask them specific questions about it. The cost is $25 donation to Thoroughbred Placement Resources, Inc. Details at: http://www.leightonfarm.com/Events_Clinics.html


GALLOPING: LOTS OF PEOPLE WISH THEY KNEW HOW
Upper Marlboro, MD - Leighton Farm welcomes you to learn how to gallop or perfect your galloping skills when you come to The Carousel Stables in Berryville, Virginia and learn about galloping from two of the best in their state of the art 3/4-mile Ameritrack on Saturday, June 16, 2012. Clinicians Michael and Diana McClure Cooney will instruct. Michael is a steeplechase jockey who competes regularly on the mid-atlantic circuit having won major races including the International Gold Cup. Diana competed on the mid-Atlantic "A" hunter/jumper circuit for 10 years. For the past 26 she has focused her attention on breaking and training flat and steeplechase horses. Diana currently serves as secretary on the Board of the Virginia Horseman's Benevolent Protective Association (HBPA) where she has developed an internship program called "Kids to Colonial" at the Colonial Downs Race Meet, for teenagers interested in horse racing. Visit their site www.thecarouselstable.com to find out more. The cost is $75 per horse for mounted, auditors are welcome at a cost of $10. Part of the proceeds goes to Thoroughbred Placement Resources, Inc. Details at: http://www.leightonfarm.com/Events_Clinics.html


SHARON WHITE AT LAST FRONTIER FARM - Upcoming gymnastics/jumping clinic with 4* eventer Sharon White at her Last Frontier Farm to benefit TPR. You don't have to be an eventer to participate and benefit from this clinic. Go to http://www.leightonfarm.com/Events_Clinics.html to find out more!

RETRAINING 102 CLINICS AT LEIGHTON FARM - Demonstration clinics at Leighton Farm as well where we use horses at various levels of let down and retraining to teach important skills to those who own or wish to own an OTTB.

Go to http://www.leightonfarm.com/Events_Clinics.html to find out more.