Posts under ‘Shows and Clinics’

Eastern Slope Ranch Jumping Clinic, 2014

In usual style, the Jumping Clinic at Eastern Slope Ranch in Baker City, OR is always a blast.  The students, some new and some repeats, were attentive and inquisitive. Percy and Leslie Dickerson always do a nice job hosting the clinic.  This year with the help of Kevin Rasmussen and others, they added a cross-country course […]

Jumping Clinic and Competition

It is already July and that means it is time for the annual Jumping Clinic at Eastern Slope Ranch in Baker City OR.  The clinic is on Friday and Saturday, July 18th &19th.  The focus will be on dressage, hence flat work, and over fences.  It is designed to challenge each rider, but to meet […]

Spring Fling Dressage League Show

Tinkerbell made her show debut on April 27, 2014. She showed at Training Test 2 and 3, placing 2nd in both classes with scores of 72.5% and 66.2%.  What a good girl!  Her owner Catherine Ulrey and I are very proud of her grown up behavior.

Tinkerbell

As Tinkerbell prepares for her show debut, she asks herself  “Are my ears really that long?  I hope the judge will like me anyway.”

Jumping July III~ Eastern Slope Ranch Jumping Clinic

Under a beautiful eastern Oregon sky, a group of wonderful gals and their horses gathered awaiting instruction.  A jumping clinic has become an annual event at Eastern Slope Ranch.  I am privileged to be invited there as the clinician.  We spent much of Saturday doing only flat work.  At the end of the day a circle of […]

Cascade Dressage I & II Results

It was a successful and safe weekend in Tulelake CA. The weather was great Thursday through Saturday and we woke up to drizzling rain on Sunday. I am soooooo thankful to Jeff Loe, my wonderful farrier, who had tapped Esmerelda’s shoes, equipping them for studs. They certainly were needed by Sunday late morning! I am supper […]

Upcoming Cascade Dressage I & II Show

I’m preping this week and leaving on Thursday for Cascade Dressage I & II show, in Tulelake, CA. My mornings are certainly going to be busy! On Saturday, Serpico competes at TL-1 at 8:26 and TL-2 at 9:30. Esmerelda competes at FL-3 at 10:38 and TL-3 at 11:45. On Sunday, Serpico competes at TL-1 at 8:08 […]

CCTA League Show Results, Tulelake, CA

Under bright blue skies with a slight breeze, riders and horses are gathered for a small league show in Tulelake, CA.  My mounts for the day were Haflingers Flawless WSF and Serpico WSF.  This was the first show for Flawless and Serpico’s first show stateside. Flawless, a green three year old, competed at Intro Level in […]

Up Coming Central Oregon Dressage Classic I & II

Esmerelda and I are headed to Brasada Ranch in Powell Butte this weekend for our next dressage show, the Central Oregon Dressage Classic I & II.  Saturday’s ride times are 1:25 and 2:45.  Sunday’s ride times are 9:54 and 1:34.  All rides are in First Level.  We shall see!  If you’re in the neighborhood, come watch […]

Heart of the Valley Show Results

As a horse trainer in Southern Oregon, I take my job seriously when a client entrusts their horse to my care and training.  Consistent riding, continued education, and hard work do pay off.  Here is proof! Our last and final test of the show was on Sunday, late morning.  Not a flawless test, but wow, […]