You Owe It To Yourself! Palmetto Bluff Dressage Retreat with Betsy Steiner

November 13 - 16, 2008 - Hosted By The Inn at Palmetto Bluff (an Auberge Resort), and Longfield Stables, Bluffton, South Carolina


At the 2007 USDF Annual meeting in Orlando, Betsy Steiner met Melissa Vanacore, manager of Longfield Stables at Palmetto Bluff near Hilton Head, South Carolina.

There the concept was born to develop Dressage Retreat where participants practice the mind, body and spirit experiece introduced by Betsy Steiner, USET team member and and developer of Equilates.

Do you feel like you never have time for yourself? Would you like to really focus solely on your riding and training without distractions or stress…even if it’s just for a few precious days? Now you can with top experts in one of the most tranquil, beautiful and peaceful environments imaginable for you and your horse.

Join us November 13 - 16, 2008 for the unique opportunity of a Mind, Body, and Spirit experience. Immerse yourself in four days of intensive training and pampering. Situated in the picturesque South Carolina Lowcountry along the beautiful May River, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff Resort is the embodiment of all that is graceful, comforting and romantic about South Carolina. Our peaceful retreat, which pampers you with luxurious resort lodging accommodations, distinctive cuisine and stimulating adventure, is the newest addition to world-renowned Auberge Resorts. The state of the art Longfield Stables at Palmetto Bluff ensure that your horse will experience the same luxuries provided for his human partner at this exciting retreat.

Betsy Steiner has taken chapters from her book A Gymnastic Riding System using Mind, Body & Spirit…and brought them to life for you to experience at her Dressage Retreat. Betsy is teaming up with well known Sports Performance Coach, Laura King; Certified Equilates instructor, Shari Hart and nutritionist Val Morton to create a one-of-a-kind three day retreat for the dressage rider.

The retreat experience will allow you to combine intensive dressage training with concentrated nurturing of your mind, body and spirit. Experience focused training with your own horse or, audit the private lessons given by Betsy.

In Between Sessions

  • Enjoy luxurious spa treatments at the renowned Spa at Palmetto Bluff
  • Increase your strength, flexibility and body awareness through Equilates sessions
  • Learn how to improve your performance and self confidence with our amazing Sports Performance coach
  • Develop a nutrition plan with our nutritionist to help you reach your personal goals
  • Immerse yourself in top quality dressage training as Betsy takes you through the Classic Training Pyramid working privately with you and your horse to attain all your riding goals

Come by yourself or bring your family along to enjoy the many amenities and activities that The Inn at Palmetto Bluff Resort has to offer. This is a truly unique experience that you do not want to miss!!




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