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    Hi list,

    I am looking for a dressage trainer to travel to my place (Shepherdstown) once a month for a single lesson. I know most don't like traveling unless they have a full day of lessons, but I can't find any dressage trainers in my area or that will travel

  • #2
    Try Christine Betz


    She travels to Hagerstown. Or if you have a trailer, you may be able to go the the facility in Hagerstown for your lesson (they have an indoor so weather is not a huge problem)


    • #3
      My wife Kirsten (ThatHorse) is up in Shepherdstown at least once a week usually, we're based out of Kearneysville/Leetown. Our website's in my sig... feel free to poke around & email or PM her if you're interested.
      Nudging "Almost Heaven" a little closer still...


      • #4
        BELG -Just an FYI...your web domain expired on 1/2/11....needs to be renewed.
        Last edited by RooMB4; Jan. 5, 2011, 04:33 PM. Reason: wrong date


        • #5
          Originally posted by RooMB4 View Post
          BELG -Just an FYI...your web domain expired on 1/2/11....needs to be renewed.
          Well now, that's modestly embarrassing... fixed, may take a little bit for the DNS to change back over. It's renewed though :=)

          Nudging "Almost Heaven" a little closer still...


          • #6
            lessons WV

            We usually have lessons once or twice a month here in Kearneysville.
            Touchstone Acres Lipizzans, Standing N. Samira VI (Gray), N. XXIX-18(Black), more in 2014


            • #7
              How close are you to Winchester? There's an instructor there who will travel.


              • Original Poster

                Originally posted by blackhorsegirl View Post
                How close are you to Winchester? There's an instructor there who will travel.
                I'm around 30-40 mintues from there. Thanks!


                • #9

                  I have a question for the OP. Does the facility in Martinsburg built by Mary Rose in the late 70's that was called Whitings Neck Equestrian Center still operate? I took my first dressage lessons on the Instructors course there from Mary in 1978. Hung around a cool bar with a great open mike night in Shepherdstown called the 1872 club also there back in the day. Just curious when I read your post. Thanks!


                  • #10
                    PM me and I can get the info to you.


                    • #11

                      I tried PMing you but you're not set to accept PMs apparently. Anyway, what level of instruction are you looking for? Are you willing/able to travel at all? What are your goals? What facilities do you have available (indoor?) in case of inclement weather?

                      There are a few instructors who are in or travel to the general Shepherdstown area. But it'd be easier to hook you up if you provided a bit more information.... (And changing your preferences to accept PMs might not be a bad idea either. )


                      PS: Don Raphaelo Rollkurista: Yes, the facility Mary Rose started still exists. It went through several incarnations, but is now again called Whitings Neck Equestrian Center and focuses on beginner h/j.
                      Originally posted by King's Ransom
                      "Now, did you really mean that I should half-pass to the right whilst turning on the haunches to the left? Or was that just you farting?"


                      • #12

                        Thanks Syn!


                        • #13
                          Spots1. We don't know how to reach you.