Winter Clinic, some questions - The Horse Forum
 3Likes
  • 1 Post By kitten_Val
  • 1 Post By Klassic Superstar
  • 1 Post By Klassic Superstar
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 01-25-2013, 04:40 AM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 2,797
• Horses: 1
Question Winter Clinic, some questions

So I'm wanting to get your guys thoughts....

Going to attend a two day dressage clinic with my good boy Ollie.
Very excited!

I want to know what is expected "dress wise" for Oliver and I....

Iv ridden in a few dressage clinics so not a complete "noob" lol

I just want to be respectful and look clean and present both of us well as well as make my trainer look good with what she has helped us achieve.

Not so worried about myself, I'll be in my nice full seats, tucked in sweater, gloves on and hair up.

As for Oliver, white polos or clean naked legs and just our bell boots?
We don't normally use polos anymore or even boots (been thinning of purchasing brush boots)

His mane will be neatly pulled, groomed to perfection with show sheen :)

Just wanted to get your opinions.
Of course I will post photos and video as well!
Thank You!
Klassic Superstar is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 01-25-2013, 11:51 AM
Showing
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: MD
Posts: 23,907
• Horses: 2
If you normally don't use anything on legs, I'd just stick to what you are used to. Also clinic is not the show, and I'd much rather dress up comfortable and according to the weather (especially in temps we have this week here!) although of course clean and professional.

Don't forget to share pics! Clinics are lots of fun. May I ask who will be the clinician?
Corporal likes this.

"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass: it's about learning to dance in the rain..."

"When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves."

"How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours."
kitten_Val is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 01-25-2013, 11:56 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: East Central Illinois
Posts: 7,109
• Horses: 3
Agreed, clean, neat and professional. Don't be afraid to be more overdressed than the other clinicians. IMHO, you can't be overdressed, but you CAN be under-dressed. Is there a friend who can't be a participant but would like to go and be your "groom", to help wipe away dust, etc., like at a show? You could trade favors with her for that.
You really DO show respect when you show up this way.

A Jack and Three Queens, the latest book by James C. Dedman, Amazon.com
Hope that you fall in love with "Trot", like I did! http://www.horseforum.com/general-of...queens-617793/
Corporal is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 01-25-2013, 01:30 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 2,797
• Horses: 1
Thanks guys!!
Yes my trainer and our good friend is going too. My trainer is bringing her Friesian mare Ineke to do two rides with her as well!

Our clinician is Beth AndersonNess from Lake Bay Wa (we live on Vashon island)
She is an amazing coach/trainer! Iv ridden in a ride and review years ago with Klassy (her first "show") and really apperaited what she gave for comments and scores and was able to talk to her after some rides and she is so smart and helpful!

Starr Valley Farm is the name of her barn, ae is a gold medalist and judge!
I hope we get to bring her back to the island a couple times this summer for more ride and reviews, everyone in our horse community adores her!

The other clinican my trainer and I ride with (had three lessons with him on Oliver last summer) is Charlie Pinneo, tall and handsome and rides (what more can you want?!) rides beautifully and has a way of explaining things that just click in your head and things go so smoothly, even when an issue comes up and he helps you work through it in such a calm put together way that it's like "oh yeah, I wouldn't have maybe thought of that myself in the first mintue my horse presented me with being tense or evading what your asking) he does great with young horses and horses that are very hot and take a lot to ride!
We are in the works of getting him out for a couple more two days visits to our island this summer too!
Here is his website to see his resume, he lives in California :)
Charles Pinneo Sport Horses

Between Charlie and Beth I think this year will be such a great learning year and growing year for Ollie and I.

Our friend who is coming with us will be helping us get ready an sit and video our lessons!!! I'm too excited!
Corporal likes this.
Klassic Superstar is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 01-25-2013, 01:42 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: East Central Illinois
Posts: 7,109
• Horses: 3
TOO much fun!! =D

A Jack and Three Queens, the latest book by James C. Dedman, Amazon.com
Hope that you fall in love with "Trot", like I did! http://www.horseforum.com/general-of...queens-617793/
Corporal is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 01-25-2013, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 2,797
• Horses: 1
Corporal- yes!!!
I have three weeks and 3-4 days left till the clinc :)
I'm not excited and counting down at all!
I'm going to link you to my "winter training jurnal log" so you can
See my goals for the clinic and such, I'll be posting photos on there from the clinic as well :) I'm hoping to be getting video footage before I go in some things I need help on!!
2012-2013 Oliver's Winter Training Jurnal
Corporal likes this.
Klassic Superstar is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Winter clinic attire? princecharming English Riding 3 11-24-2012 03:04 AM
3 questions: Coggins, Wash after ride in winter, and Saddle Padding nyg052003 Horse Health 8 12-29-2011 07:56 AM
Winter is right around the corner...Questions. Hooves Horse Health 28 08-05-2011 04:09 PM
Winter bathing questions?? HalfPass Horse Grooming 4 11-26-2009 10:42 AM
Preping your horse for winter questions?? Blanket?? HalfPass Horse Health 18 07-27-2009 10:52 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome