Riders & Horses Announced For US California Pipeline Clinic This Weekend

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Dawn White-O'Connor and Aristo. © 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Dawn White-O’Connor and Aristo. © 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Oct. 8, 2014

Riders and horses have been anounced for the United States Dressage Pipeline Clinic scheduled for this weekend at Epona Farm in Thousand Oaks, California.

The clinic is the second of its type–the first was in Florida earlier this year–funded by U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation Trustee Betsy Juliano and her Havensafe Farm.

The clinic is designed for Robert Dover, U.S. Equestrian Federation Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor; Debbie McDonald, Developing Coach, and Scott Hassler, Young Horse Coach to “demonstrate the harmonization of the various coaching programs.”

The sessions will be open to auditors and applications are available at: https://www.usef.org/_IFrames/breedsDisciplines/discipline/allDressage.aspx.

Riders and horses for the Oct. 11-12 clinic are:

Elizabeth Ball and Liaison
Lindsey Brewin and Vaillant
Kelly Casey and Emilion SA
Catherine Chamberlain and Verdicci
Ashlyn DeGroot and Dalina DG
Eva Larsen and Laffran Sponti
Ari Lopez and Corlander II
Kim McGrath and Winslow
Amy Miller and Encore
Kasey Perry and Scarlet
Jamie Pestana and Winzalot
Sabine Schut-Kery and Sanceo
Carly Taylor-Smith and Rosalut NHF
Ariel Thomas and Heraldik Star
Genay Vaughn and Donarweiss GGF
Nick Wagman and Zenith
Dawn White-O’Connor and Aristo

The coaches will work in pairs with riders from their respective programs. Each day with begin with a rider fitness session, followed by individual mounted training sessions, and finishing with sports psychology sessions. Riders, as well as horse owners and trainers of invited riders, will take part in discussion on media, owner and sponsor relations.