Clinics at Opagon Farm

 Horsemanship Series

“A Foundation you can build on”

Classical principles applied to working purposes.

~ Cowboy Dressage ~

Heather is a Recommended Judge with Cowboy Dressage World and an avid competitor.   Come play on the court and see how Cowboy Dressage can help you create a better partnership with your horse.  All Levels and breeds are welcome.  Limited space available.

July 22nd – Summer Play Day  – July 22nd 2017 Registration Form

 

~ Working Equitation ~

Heather strives to create the best All-Around horses possible.   Working Equitation (WE) is Heather’s venue of choice to showcase this.   With 4 phases (Dressage, Obstacles, Speed and Cattle) WE encourages riders to test their abilities. Heather has completed two Pedros Torres Academies with Reserve World Champion Nuno Matos of Portugal.  Heather and Mizz Cora had a successful first year competing in WE and are looking forward to the up coming competitive season.

July 8th, 2017 Working Equitation Play Day
July 8th WE Play Day Reg. Form

~ Cattle  ~

Heather enjoys working cattle from horse back as a way to apply classical movements to a purpose.  Not only does cattle work help with lateral movements but it offers riders an opportunity to build their horses confidence.    2017 cattle dates will offer private lessons, pair lessons and Sat and/or Sun clinics.    Heather will also cover the WE Cattle phase that is offered at select competitions.   Cattle are only available on the dates listed below.   Registration forms will be available soon.

Cattle Clinic -  Offered on Saturday and Sunday.  Limited to 8 riders.  Riders will be split into 2 groups.  Both groups will work cattle 1.5 hours in the morning and 1.5 hours in the afternoon.   Lunch is included.  Stalls are available for $10.00 day use or $20.00 over night with shavings.       Cost:  Saturday or Sunday $175.00  ~  Ride Both days for $300.00

July 29th & 30th Cattle Reg. Form

 

~ Guests visiting Opagon Farm~

July 9th, 2017 –   Roping 101   Heather and her guest Steve Lundean will be helping riders try their hand at roping.  Morning will have riders on the ground learning the basic skills and introducing their horses to the rope.   Afternoon will be on horseback learning to  dally, drag logs and practicing gathering coils.   Clinic 10am to 3pm.  Lunch included  Cost: $75.00

 

~October 5th-8th, 2017 ~

Jeff Sanders Modern Vaquero Horsemanship Clinic with Cattle.   sanders3Sanders Pic

4 days of learning to apply classical training to our everyday work.  Riders are encourage to bring their best horse to get the most out of this clinic.

All Riding Spots are full.  Auditing spots available and need to be prepaid.

For more information email Heather @ opagonfarm@gmail.com

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