Reserve Your Spot! U.S. Para-Dressage National Training Symposium

Gold Medal Para-Dressage Coach Clive Milkins from Great Britain at the May 2013 East Coast Symposium working with Roxanne Trunnell. (Photo by Lindsay Y McCall)
Gold Medal Para-Dressage Coach Clive Milkins from Great Britain at the May 2013 East Coast Symposium working with Roxanne Trunnell. (Photo by Lindsay Y McCall)

Thousand Oaks, CA - Back by popular demand is the U.S. Para-Dressage National Training Symposium scheduled November 20-23, 2013 featuring Train the Trainer and the Rider's Symposium. During Fall 2013, the West Coast weekend activities will occur at Somerset Farm in Winters, California. Train the Trainer Workshop will be November 20, while the Rider Symposium is November 21-23. Trainers and riders of all levels that are interested in Para-Dressage are welcome to attend the symposium however, limited spots are available. The symposium is held in conjunction with Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports (the education branch for the USPEA), the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and the United States Para Equestrian Association (USPEA).

Clinicians and lecturers include: 2012 Paralympic Gold Medal Team Coach for Great Britain, Clive Milkins; international coach and rider Dennis H. Callin; Dressage and FEI Para-Equestrian 4* Judge David Schmutz, Former USEF High Performance Dressage Director Gil Merrick; FEI Veterinarian Dr. Mike Tomlinson; Para-Equestrian classifiers Joann Benjamin and Tina Wentz; and a panel of experts in multiple areas of Para-Dressage sport. For more information please contact Joyce Brown, Carlisle Academy, e-mail jbrown@carlisleacademymaine.com or call 207-985-0374.
 
Laureen K. Johnson, High Performance Director of Para-Equestrian and Vaulting Assistant to Driving at the United States Equestrian Federation commented about the May 2013 East Coast clinic, "One of the goals of the USEF's Para-Equestrian High Performance Plan is to work closely with the national affiliates and grass root athletes in order to better prepare them into becoming High Performance athletes. We want our riders capable of winning medals at future World Equestrian and Paralympic Games. These symposiums are an invaluable tool for developing riders and High Performance athletes to learn from some of the world's top clinicians."

Information on clinicians, daily schedules, and topics will be given to the public in a few weeks. Please Reserve Your Spot for this amazing opportunity.

U.S. Para-Dressage National Training Symposium Fast Facts:
What: U.S. Para-Dressage National Training Symposium featuring a Train the Trainer Workshop and Rider Symposium. The weekend activities will include clinic sessions with top equestrian professionals, lectures, and multiple educational opportunities for riders and trainers.
When: November 20- Train the Trainer Workshop
November 21-23 Rider Symposium
Where: Somerset Farm, Winters, California
For more information please contact: Joyce Brown, Carlisle Academy, Email: jbrown@carlisleacademymaine.com
Phone: 207-985-0374
www.carlisleacademymaine.com
 
About Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports:

Somerset Farm Barn in Winters, CA. (Photo provided by Susan Treabess)
Somerset Farm Barn in Winters, CA. (Photo provided by Susan Treabess)

Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports is a comprehensive organization offering hallmark equestrian hippotherapy and adaptive programs; new offerings of Para-Equestrian sport; and traditional equestrian training opportunities for educators, practitioners and riders alike. The mission of Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy and Sports is to transform lives through horses through its distinctive services - rehabilitative through recreational - within an inclusive environment that fosters learning, growth and overall well-being. In 2013, Carlisle Academy became the educational branch of the USPEA with direction from founder Sarah Armentrout. The Carlisle Academy/USPEA relationship will provide educational opportunities for the Para-Equestrian discipline from grass roots initiatives to advanced international preparation. For more information please visit: www.carlisleacademymaine.com; call 207-985-0374; email info@carlisleacademymaine.com; or check us out on Facebook




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