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  • dressage camp?

    Does anyone know where I could refer friend in her 50ies, maybe to learn correct basics, about" through the back"vs. flexion of the lower jaw; where, she would be able to ride schoolmasters and feel what "on the bit is" She is, I fear , about to buy once again for the 3rd time in 9 years a horse who probably can not do what she says she wants to do
    breeder of Mercury!

    remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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    Garland Farm in north Georgia. I went a few years ago, and a group of us are planning to go this year.

    L

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      Sons of the Wind in Merrimac, MA

      You can come from out of town, stay at the farm and take lessons on schoolmasters

      http://www.sonsofthewindfarm.com/crs.htm

      Paul Belasik also runs a short course in PA

      http://paulbelasik.com/ShortCourses.htm#Accommodations
      "Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain" ~Friedrich Schiller

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      • #4
        Robert O. Mayer is farther south. I guess he's now in Florida. He was in VA or NC for awhile and PA before that. He also has short courses.

        Mark Russell has short courses as well: http://www.markrusselltraining.com/e...lvacation.html. He's in TN.

        I have a friend who tried riding at Sons of the Wind and she won't recommend it. If the OP's friend is not up to their level it will be an unpleasant experience.

        The same friend is currently riding once a month with Paul Belasik and it has improved her position and taught her a lot.
        Laurie Higgins
        www.coreconnexxions.com
        ________________
        "Expectation is premeditated disappointment."

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        • #5
          VADA/Nova hosts one each summer- check their website and reprts from this year's event in the newsletter for SEP09

          www.vadanova.org
          Appy Trails,
          Kathy, Cadet & CCS Silinde
          member VADANoVA www.vadanova.org

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          • #6
            She is welcome to come ride mine. I have two horses who would be suitable for her to play around on.

            She could ride my horses to her heart's content and take private lessons with my lovely trainer at a pristine facility in NJ.
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            • #7
              I've never ridden here and its not a camp, but a lesson or two on her school master might help. http://www.halfpassfarmva.com/ best part is that its local to you.

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                Thanks!

                jJnel Thanks, she already rides with her; I' sent her your suggestion , she knows I don't think much of her instructor but, she might listen to someone else!







                Originally posted by jnel View Post
                I've never ridden here and its not a camp, but a lesson or two on her school master might help. http://www.halfpassfarmva.com/ best part is that its local to you.
                breeder of Mercury!

                remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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                • #9
                  VADA/Nova's camp is for riders with their own horses. I think more than a "camp" experience, what she is looking for is an intensive period of riding someone else's schoolmasters to get a better feel. Perhaps some lunge lessons for position etc..

                  What ever happened to the school in Germany (in Warendorf) that was geared to US and other non-German riders taking shorter courses? I went and visited it at one point but then I think it is gone now??

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                    wARENDORF COURSES ARSTILL THERE

                    t ever happened to the school in Germany (in Warendorf) that was geared to US and other non-German riders taking shorter courses? I went and visited it at one point but then I think it is gone now??


                    http://www.equisearch.com/horses_rid...qwarendor1624/
                    breeder of Mercury!

                    remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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                    • #11
                      Thanks Carol! I knew there were some changes going on but then lost track.

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