February 2018 - Out & About
Written by CRM
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 19:37

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Dressage rider/trainer Lehua Custer and friends/clients enjoy a great day at the Adequan West Coast Dressage Festival debut in Temecula in early January. From left are Wendy Sasser, owner of Ramzses, with whom Lehua debuted at Prix St. Georges with a class-winning 70%; Lehua, and Carlyn Nuyda Calloway of Sybarite Equestrian and her beautiful daughters Faye & Eloise. Photo: Kim F. Miller

USHJA Gold Star Clinic - Being willing to “work hard and get dirty” was one of USHJA Gold Star clinician Richard Spooner’s urgings to young riders on the organization’s Emerging Jumper Athlete Pathway. He said that in the arena, but it applied everywhere. Here, Kaitlyn Lovingfoss learns to remove a shoe during a barn session with top farrier Bill Liggett. The clinic took place Jan. 18-21 during week one of HITS Coachella.

USHJA Gold Star Clinic - USHJA Emerging Jumper Rider Task Force members Larry & Marnye Langer and Diane Carney see their vision materialize successfully. Kathy Meyer, second from left, is with EqSports Net, an event sponsor that videod the event. Applications for the qualifying process for next year’s clinic are now open: visit www.ushja.org/Emerging Jumpers.