George Morris Heads West for Horsemastership Clinics

Wellington, FL - December 2, 2013 - Legendary horseman and coach George Morris will be heading west this week, wrapping up his 2013 clinic schedule with two weeks in California and Oregon.  After retiring as Chef d'Equipe of the United States Show Jumping Team, Morris has set his sights on developing the future of the sport by conducting clinics around the country. Over the next two weeks, he will be traveling to the West Coast, where riders and auditors will have the opportunity to learn from the best in the business.

Morris' December schedule will include:

Dec. 3-4: Hunterville Stables          
Patty Ball
(916) 804-9363
Penryn, CA

Dec. 6-8: Rich Fellers Stables
Rich & Shelley Fellers
(503) 781-0413 or (503) 704-1238
Wilsonville, OR

Dec. 10-12: Brookway Stables at Middle Ranch
Archie Cox/Lexi Wedemeyer
(661) 331-7157
Lakeview Terrace, CA

Dec. 13-15: Karen Healey Stables
Melissa Jones
(805) 794-0214
Oaks, CA

Focusing on helping riders develop correct form and function, Morris has often been referred to as the founding father of hunt seat equitation. Second to none, his teachings, technique and style are revered around the world. Over the course of his career, Morris has been highly successful as a rider, coach, clinician, author and judge.

While the spots for the clinics filled up immediately, auditor positions are still available to gain knowledge from the esteemed Morris through observation, and a waiting list is available for riders should a spot become available.

The daily clinic schedule will include the first group of intermediate riders at 9:00 a.m., followed by advanced riders at 11:00 a.m. The final group of jumper riders will commence at 2:00 p.m. The final group at Brookway Stables will be focused on equitation, and at Karen Healey Stables, jumper riders will begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by advanced riders at 11:00 a.m., and equitation riders at 2:00 p.m.

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