Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Twin Tiers Horse Events, May 17 - 23, 2012

What a line up we have this week!  My gosh -- I don't know where to start.  Two hunter paces, clinics galores, including the first driving clinics and shows we have seen pop up this year.  We've got dressage tests, trail competitions, Western games...Wowza!  

Have fun with your horse this weekend.  It's supposed to be a beauty.

May 17-20: NYS Breeders Horse Show – Section 1. NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse. Visit Web Site Email
May 19: Big Loop Hunter Pace: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM; 640 Artline Rd Eldred, PA 16731 RAIN OR SHINE!

May 19: Seminar: Your Horse and the Law, sponsored by Painted Bar Stables –fully catered 3 part seminar on equine liability and insurance. Understanding the laws and liabilities associated with horses is not only important for equine businesses, but also for any horse owner. This seminar will be designed to help the everyday horse owner understand the laws, liabilities and customs that impact them and their horse. Where: Watkins Glen Community Center, Watkins Glen, NY Cost: $55.00 for adults; $25 for attendees younger than 18; $35.00 for advertising or retail table; Speakers: Jonathan Schopf, Esq., The Animal Attorney; Kevin Kosach, Horse and Farm Insurance, CCI; Kristen Berdar or Kevin McGrath, BST Financial & Management Consultants; What: 3 Part Seminar, Breakout Discussion Groups, Full Catered Lunch, Prizes and Giveaways, Tables with information and sales by Local Businesses and Tack Stores; Register Online

May 19: Chestnut Ridge Spring Combined Test, Schooling Dressage Show, and Jumper Classes, Gasport, NY. For more information, contact Sue Williams at (716) 772-2707/2957 or For prize list and entry forms, go to

May 19 - Game Show Clinic Way-Ont Saddle Club: 1pm – 4pm $10 Charge; Way-On Saddle Club; 5763 Clark Road, Newark, NY 14513

May 19 Twin Tiers Trail Riders: Connecticut Hill Ride – Parking at Old Archery Grounds off Carter Creek Road. Contact JoAnn Schwab 607-739-2554 or

May 19: Foxtale Farm “Strut into Spring” dressage show, Horseheads, NY. Entries deadline: May 12. All Foxtale Farm shows can be entered through their facebook page, 607-215-5594, or email

May 19-20: Fred Kappler Clinic -- Lane Cove Dressage will be hosting Fred Kappler for his "Basics & Beyond" clinic on May 19th & 20th. Fred is a very supportive and understanding instructor that works with riders from various riding levels and disciplines. Sessions are currently available from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday. On Saturday we will host a potluck dinner with Fred at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Rides are $135 for a 45-60 minute session. A non-refundable full deposit is due to secure each ride. Auditor fees are $15 per day or two days for $25. Overnight stabling is available for $10 per stall. Fred's clinics are always an informative learning experience for any rider. Check out Centaur Rising for more information on what it is like riding in a clinic with Fred: To sign up for the clinic:

May 19-20 Troy Area Horsemens Association Shows, Alparon Park, Troy, PA. Gaming Show on Saturday (sign ups at noon, show starts at 2); Pleasure Show on Saturday, starting at 8 a.m.

May 19-20: Susquehanna Valley Whips and Wheels Spring Driving Clinic: Robin Groves will conduct a two day clinic at the Hughesville Fairgrounds. The two day clinic will be devoted to driving which will cover various topics of horsemanship. Robin is from Brownsville, Vermont. She and her husband Wilson own and operate R & W Horsedrawn Services, a training and teaching facility for drivers, riders and all manner of horses. Robin and Wilson compete in combined driving, carriage pleasure shows and competitive trail drives, up to 100 miles. Danny A. Harter at or call 814-383-4310.

May 20: Trail Competition,  Callie Winds Stables 929 Hornby Road, Beaver Dams, NY Sign-up at 9 a.m.; Walk-through at 10 am.  Fees: Junior (to 15): $5. Novice: $8; Open (payback): $20; Contact Danielle Hendrick 607 769-6967; Christina Wilson 607 382-9418

May 20: Competitive Trail Ride Clinic at Newell Farm, 7 a.m., Burdett, NY Led by Stasia Newell, Dr. Ann Chaffee and Dr. Pam Karner: Preparing and conditioning your horse for the ride; Setting up camp; What to expect at the ride; How to present your horse to the vet; Keeping your horse safe on the ride; Pacing your ride; 7:00am Registration; 8:00am Clinic Starts; 12:00noon Lunch; 1:30am guided rides begin; Limited Space Available! Price $75 for Horse and Rider. Price includes 4 semi private clinic sessions and "Get a Start in Competitive Trail Riding" DVD.  $25 for Auditor (bring a chair!); Price includes Auditing; Lunch; DVD is additional $10.

May 20 Corner Haven Farm Horse Show. Show all day for one price; 125’x 250’outdoor ring, 80’x 158’ indoor ring; great footing, easy in/out parking; professionally designed jumps and courses; no hassle w/adding and dropping classes; all classes open to all riders/horses See for program; 607.387.9557; 6302 Curry Rd, Trumansburg NY

May 20: Irish Draught Horse Society of North America Hunter Pace 10 am to 2 pm at Batzing Farms, 3932 Batzing Road, Caledonia, NY

May 20, Twin Tiers Trail Riders: Howland Island, contact Terri Stuck 315-549-2531 or or Linda Mott at

May 20: Introduction to Reining, Bill Hamilton Instructor, details to be announced Carriage House Arena (607) 387-3422. 25 WATERBURG ROAD, TRUMANSBURG, NY 14886

May 20: Kateland Driving Show; Call Ted Jenney at (585) 638-5700

May 20: Lake Country Horsemens Association LCHA Funtime Pointed Shows; Interlaken, NY 9 am Check us out on Facebook! LakeCountry Horsemens;

May 22 – 23: Leslie Law Clinic: Where: Wehle Farms and Stuart Horse Trials Grounds; Levels offered: Novice through Advanced. Tuesday is at Wehle Farms: Dressage and Show Jumping; 2259 Scottsville Road, Scottsville, NY Get Google Map; Wednesday is at At SHT Grounds: Cross-country. Cost: $185'; Stabling available. Opening day for the clinic is March 1st. Contact: Carrie Wehle -;

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